Why are mass parties back? Because they’re still the best way to organize the powerless to take on the powerful.
The German Greens are on the brink of becoming the country’s second-largest party. But they’re no friends of the working class.
Seymour Hersh has gotten a few things wrong over his career. But his memoir shows a reporter with broad and brave consistency, exposing one atrocity and cover-up by the forces of American imperial power after another.
Puerto Rico’s devastation by Hurricane Maria was a man-made disaster, rooted in American empire.
Composer Hanns Eisler was a lifelong communist and self-described Jacobin. His music provided the soundtrack for both the tragedies and triumphs of German antifascism.
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Children deserve to spend their days in the company of peers, having fun, and discovering the world with the help of loving, well-compensated adults.
The recent tendency to boil class down to consumption habits and taste in food is tiresome and unsound.
An interview with Spenser Rapone — the “commie cadet” that got kicked out of the military for standing against US imperialism.
The most important thing about Donald Trump isn’t his psychological condition — it’s that he’s a capitalist. And a particular kind of capitalist at that: a lumpen capitalist.
How can we take on the American military machine? By starving it of recruits and building up the civilian welfare state.
In 2015, a wave of social movements lifted left-wing mayors to power in Spain. Their experience in office shows the importance of linking institutional power to bottom-up mobilization.
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Jovanka Beckles is a democratic socialist running for California state assembly. In an interview, she explains how she fought oil giant Chevron, how to fix California’s housing crisis, and why capitalism isn’t working for average Californians.
By popular demand, we just reprinted our democratic socialism primer. Copies are only $5.
Establishment outlets like the Economist insist the Brazilian military is a moderating influence on the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro. But precisely the opposite is true.
A culture of racism, paranoia, and authoritarianism permeates American police departments. Piecemeal reform won’t be enough.
The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is key to the fight against Turkey’s brutal Erdoğan regime. But its struggle is also about building a different kind of world order.
Africa* Is a Country
*Not the continent with 54 countries
“I love Africa Is a Country, because it is basically the inside of my head.”
— Teju Cole