How Filipino Migrants Gave The Grape Strike Its Radical Politics

By David Bacon, Dollarsandsense.org -

The great Delano grape strike started on September 8, 1965, when Filipino pickers stayed in their labor camps, and refused to go into the fields. Mexican workers joined them two weeks later. The [...]

The Case For An Independent Left Party

By Howie Hawkins, Isreview.org -

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 [...]

The Cult Of Violence Always Kills The Left

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—The Weather Underground, a clandestine revolutionary organization that advocated violence, was seen by my father and other clergy members who were involved in Vietnam anti-war [...]

Gun Debate A Narrow Opportunity For Democrats, A Wide One For The Left

By Bruce A. Dixon, Blackagendareport.com -

Last weekend the March For Our Lives mobilized half a million on the DC mall and a few hundred thousand more combined in dozens of cities across the US. Lyft donated a million free rides to [...]

In The Ruins Of The Present

By Vijay Prashad, Thetricontinental.org -

In the Ruins of the Present traces the challenges posed by globalization and what these challenges produce for our society. The first attempt to address the problems of globalization was [...]

Getting From Profits For A Few To Health Care For All

By Scott Tucker, Truthdig.com -

Democracy is a more radical idea than socialism. That has been noted by a fair number of democratic socialists, including one of the steady campaigners on the left wing of the British Labor [...]

The Strategic Challenge For The Latin American Left

By Rafael Correa, Telesurtv.net -

Mass-Media has become the main opposition to the progressive governments of the region. After the long and sad neoliberal night of the 1990s - which broke entire nations like Ecuador - and since [...]

The Bankruptcy Of The American Left

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There will be no economic or political justice for the poor, people of color, women or workers within the framework of global, corporate capitalism. Corporate capitalism, which uses identity [...]

Thinking Freedom: Achieving The Impossible Collectively

By Michael Neocosmos, Roarmag.org -

I don’t think we should make power the starting point for thinking emancipation, particularly a binary notion of power. Whether you are talking about power or counter-power, you are starting from [...]

Will USian PseudoLeft Evolve True Revolutionary Consciousness?

By Loren Bliss, Dispatchesfromdystopia.net -

Exemplifying how Capitalism's momentum invariably thrusts it toward fascism, Mainstream Media was headed in that direction even under the independent ownership that characterized most USian [...]

Chile’s Political System Shaken By Rise Of New Anti-Neoliberal Left

By Staff, socialistproject.ca -

By Staff of The Bullet - First, it’s clear that the result, for any observer, was a complete surprise. Although looking at it now we can see that there were many signs pointing to the possibility [...]

House Intel Committee To Subpoena Leftist Comedian & Activist

By Max Blumenthal, alternet.org -

By Max Blumenthal for AlterNet - The House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation has taken an unexpected turn, with investigators homing in on a New York City-based comedian, radio host [...]

“Towards A Second Forum For Left, Green And Progressive Forces”

By Staff, transform-network.net -

By Staff of Transform! Europe - The aim was to focus on the progressive alternatives to the authoritarian, patriarchal, and anti-social policies of many European governments and European Union, [...]

The Anti-Capitalist Politics Of Antifa

By Stephanie Basile, www.counterpunch.org -

By Stephanie Basile for Counter Punch - As antifa has burst into the mainstream in recent weeks, suddenly the efficacy of confronting Nazis in the streets is being debated on the national stage. [...]

‘People’s Congress Of Resistance’ Draws Grassroots Activists

By Sarah Jaffe, www.truth-out.org -

By Sarah Jaffe for Truthout - We've both been partnering, along with a number of other co-conveners, for the past almost six months now. It was obvious, certainly at the moment that Donald Trump [...]

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