Eighty years ago, striking workers in Chicago were shot down by police. It transformed the course of labor rights in the US.
Medicare for All is a moral imperative. But the urgency of passing it doesn’t mean we can forget about the details.
If we want to stop the bloodshed in places like Chicago, we need more public investment — not more authoritarian policing.
Jerry Zero, who fought the Teamsters old guard to build a more democratic union, left behind a complicated legacy.
Tulsi Gabbard is hailed as a progressive champion. But her views on Islam and support for far-right leaders suggest otherwise.
The 1984 Kissinger Commission shows that American intervention is a bipartisan project.
A dispatch from Erdoğan's Turkey, where Kurds, leftists, and the LGBTQ community are all under fierce attack.
The answer to the miseries of modernity isn't to reject modernity — it's to demand more of it.
One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Vladimir Lenin's ideas on democracy, terrorism, and revolution still matter.
Liberals won't get anywhere fact-checking Donald Trump, because they have no powerful message of their own.
Ruling class infighting is threatening the Temer administration. The Left must take advantage of this unprecedented moment.
Giving people stuff isn't a bad thing. In fact, it’s the material basis of mass politics.
University of Puerto Rico students are on strike against austerity — and in retribution, officials might terminate their school's accreditation.
Women weren’t just the Russian Revolution’s spark, but the motor that drove it forward.
Even before Trump, the US had begun outsourcing key elements of immigration enforcement to Mexico.
If California implemented single-payer, the state would spend much less on health care than the rest of the US.
The history of general strikes in Brazil shows why last month's — the country's largest yet — was so vital.
Chinese investments in Latin America have skyrocketed over the past ten years. But not everyone is thrilled about the new superpower in the region.
It wasn't just petty infighting that tanked Hillary Clinton's campaign. It was the lack of any coherent program for the country.
Ivy League universities fuel social inequality at the same time public colleges are cut to the bone. They deserve to be dismantled.