The riddle of the New Deal’s attitude toward segregation can only be unraveled by examining the fundamental nature of the capitalist state.
The wealthy white suburbs that the El Paso shooter called home have long been a hotbed for xenophobia and racism. He was an extreme but predictable expression of homegrown, mainstream Texas nativism.
The Colombian government promised to invest in rural areas as part of the country's peace process. But the elite-friendly projects it's pushing are undermining the livelihoods of local residents — and threatening the peace process itself.
An FBI scholar argues that recently unearthed surveillance documents aren’t proof of anything about Martin Luther King. They do, however, show how the bureau tried to destroy the Poor People’s Movement.
A longtime union organizer explains why socialists have a critical role to play in building the labor movement. We should pursue three tasks in unions: encouraging rank-and-file militancy, building an independent political infrastructure, and developing workers’ consciousness.
Six years after the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse killed over a thousand people, Bangladeshi workers are striking for better wages and safer conditions.
Socialism’s detractors love to natter on about long lines, but under capitalism, we wait around endlessly.
Alexandra Kollontai and her comrades founded the Zhenotdel in 1918 in order to ensure women’s full participation in Soviet society. Its efforts to liberate women in Muslim Central Asia showed the revolution’s emancipatory promise — and the dangers of imposing change without the active support of the oppressed.
Socialism is moving from the margins to the center of American politics. After the Democratic Socialists of America’s convention in Atlanta last weekend, DSA is better positioned than ever to lead the socialist charge.
Meat is killing the planet, but Americans are unlikely to give it up. Lab meat could be our best hope of winning tens of millions of American meat eaters over to a Green New Deal — if that lab meat can be socialized.
The US-backed coup in Honduras ten years ago spawned a maelstrom of violence that terrorized ordinary Hondurans and forced caravans of migrants to flee the country. It was just another instance of US imperialism wreaking havoc on the world.
There’s a popular narrative that blames the blight and decline of the South Bronx in the 1970s on the working-class people who lived there. But a new film shows that it was landlords and the state who were responsible for the famous fires that ravaged the Bronx.