Scheer Intelligence: For Many Young People, Socialism Is As American As Apple Pie

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

In the devastating aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, many young Americans who felt betrayed by capitalism were introduced to socialism by Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaigns. Meagan Day, [...]

The End Of Sanders, And Maybe The Beginning Of A Mass Independent Left

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The COVID-19 epidemic has exposed the privatized US healthcare structure’s woeful incapacity to cope with a general health emergency, as well as the failings of Europe’s austerity-shrunken public [...]

Bernie Sanders Tests the Limits Of The US Political System

By Roger D. Harris, Popular Resistance -

That Sanders was once the frontrunner and might have swept the Democratic primaries is an indicator of the neoliberal order’s decay. The coronavirus pandemic was both the final blow to the [...]

Sanders Drops Out, Old Guard Keeps Death Grip On Power

By Thomas Scott Tucker, Popular Resistance. -

Unsurprising. There was always a stark contradiction between Bernie’s call to a political revolution and his steady promise to support the eventual nominee at the Democratic convention. The [...]

We’re Headed For An Uprising, But Are We Ready For It?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

As 2019 comes to a close and we enter a new decade, we look back at the major events and issues that shaped the year with Chris Hedges. We discuss the rise of the Right, in part due to the [...]

What It Will Take To Build Left Independent Political Power In The 21st Century

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Clearing the FOG co-hosts, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, interviewed Dr. Leo Panitch, Professor Emeritus in political science at York University in Toronto and Canada Research Chair in [...]

Corbyn’s Loss: What It Means for Sanders And Where The Left Goes From Here

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On December 12, Jeremy Corbyn, head of the Labour Party in the United Kingdom, suffered a great defeat as the conservative Boris Johnson became the new prime minister with a gain of 47 new seats. [...]

From The Bottom Up: The Case For An Independent Left Party

By Howie Hawkins, International Socialist Review -

If the 13.2 million votes received by self-styled “democratic socialist” Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries accomplished nothing else positive, it put the questions of [...]

Open Letter To Senator Bernie Sanders

By Staff, Worldbeyondwar.org -

We support the position of more than 25,000 people who signed a petition during your presidential campaign urging you to take on militarism. We believe that Dr. King was correct to assert that [...]

Democrats Trash Constituents Over F-35 Base In Vermont

By William Boardman, Reader Supported News. -

On April 11, the mayor of Burlington, Vermont, announced that he was betraying a 55% majority of Burlington voters and a 75% majority of his city council that had opposed basing the F-35 Joint [...]

People For Bernie Kicks US Whistle Blower Off Panel

By Staff, www.rt.com -

By Staff for RT. John Kiriakou, a former CIA counterterrorism officer, has told RT that he was kicked off a panel at the European Parliament because a fellow panelist objected to his association [...]

Corporate Media Fails To Report Truth About Single Payer

By Michael Corcoran, www.fair.org -

By Michael Corcoran for FAIR. It is a sad reflection on the state of healthcare reporting in the United States that one can so easily predict how many media outlets will respond to a news event [...]

Single Payer Movement Has Transformed The Healthcare Fight

By Theo Anderson, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Theo Anderson for In These Times. The grassroots fight for single payer, championed by Bernie Sanders, has thoroughly reframed the healthcare debate over the past year. That became clear [...]

Sanders Health Bill: Cover For Democratic Party Deals With Trump

By Patrick Martin, www.wsws.org -

By Patrick Martin for WSWS. Senator Bernie Sanders took his campaign to whitewash the right-wing character of the Democratic Party to a new level Wednesday, introducing single-payer, “Medicare [...]

Sanders, Controlled Opposition And Building Popular Power

By Michael Ippolito, www.popularresistance.org -

By Michael Ippolito. This letter was inspired by a conversation that took place in response to the video below posted by Dr. Margaret Flowers after the Republicans offered up a vote on HR 676: [...]