The Global Left Can Learn A Lot From This Tiny Country

By Natasha Hakimi Zapata, Truthdig.com -

There’s a place in the West where a smattering of anti-austerity, pro-immigration, pro-public-spending left-wing parties are not only in power, but are actually popular. I’m talking about [...]

Six Things We Can Learn From The Socialist Left In Argentina

By Nathaniel Flakin, Leftvoice.org -

On Sunday, revolutionary socialists in Argentina got 700,000 votes in the primary elections. The Workers Left Front—Unity (Frente de Izquierda y de los Trabajadores–Unidad) is the most successful [...]

The Meltdown Of International Socialist Organization: How Anti-Feminism, Racism And Bureaucracy Led To Its Demise

By Radical Women, Mailchi.mp -

On April 2, 2019, the International Socialist Organization (ISO) publicly announced that members had voted to disband because of their failure of confidence in an organization to which many had [...]

Turkey’s Only Communist Mayor Scores Another Election Victory

By Mehmet Cetingulec, Al-monitor.com -

As the results of Turkey’s local elections emerged late on March 31, a meme featuring Vladimir Lenin went viral on social media. It showed the Russian revolutionary leader gazing at a computer, a [...]

Spanish Elections Offer Another Lesson For The Left

By Conn Hallinan, Fpif.org -

In what seems a replay of recent German and Italian elections, an openly authoritarian and racist party made major electoral gains in Spain’s most populous province, Andalusia, helping to [...]

The Left Victories That Defined 2018—And Give Us Hope For The New Year

By Marc Daalder, Inthesetimes.com -

In many ways, 2018 was a political garbage fire of a year. From the confirmation of conservative justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court to the imposition of fascist border policies to [...]

Communist NY Councilman Ben Davis And The Meaning Of Nonviolence

By Andrew Stewart, Washingtonbabylon.com -

As we continue to see protests emerge nationwide in opposition to oppression promoted by the state and its co-conspirators in big business, we need to better understand the lessons of the Smith [...]

Where Does The Future Of The American Left Lie?

By Rachel Gilmer, Aljazeera.com -

Two weeks before the November 6 midterm elections, the White House released a special report by the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) on the opportunity costs of socialism in response to what [...]

The Latin American Leftists Must Think Why The Poorest No Longer Support Us So Much

By Dominio Cuba, Medium.com -

The life of the Brazilian friar and theologian Frei Betto is marked by milestones of all colors and forms from the day he was born, 74 years ago, in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte. He [...]

What Recent London Demos Say About The State Of The British Left

By Phil Hearse, Greenleft.org.au -

Demonstrations on successive weekends in London last month shone a spotlight on major political rifts — in the major parties and in the political left. On October 13, an extreme right-wing [...]

European Integration And The Strategic Perspectives Of The Radical Left

By Staff, Transform-network.net -

We all are committed to the values of internationalism and solidarity. Irrespectively of the concrete positions which our member/observer organisations take regarding the historically defined [...]

Fascism Is Real, But The “Resistance” Is Mostly Fake

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

With last weekend’s election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, white men’s parties now lead governments that preside over the two largest concentrations of Black people outside Africa. Both Bolsonaro [...]

How The European Left Got Imperialism Wrong

By Jay Tharappel, Theorientaldespot.com -

Two books came out in 1902 about imperialism, one by an Indian nationalist writer Dadhabhai Naoroji, another by John A. Hobson. The books are, 'Poverty and Un-British Rule' & 'Imperialism: A [...]

How The Left In Latin America Is Resisting The Right Wing-US Offensive

By Yisell Rodríguez Milán, En.granma.cu -

Forces on the left are mobilizing in Latin America and the Caribbean to confront the right-wing offensive which, encouraged and financed by the United States, is underway in the region, with the [...]

Venezuelanalysis: Official Statement On Facebook’s Removal Of Our Page

By Staff, Venezuelanalysis.com -

On Thursday morning our Facebook page was arbitrarily "unpublished" by Facebook with no warning or explanation, apart from a standard message informing us that we had allegedly violated the [...]

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