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 [...]

Chomsky, Prashad, Hedges And Other Leading Intellectuals: Denuclearize The Middle East

By Noam Chomsky, Commondreams.org -

American political decision makers, as well as Israeli political leaders, need to rethink their political, military, economic, and cultural policies in the region. The Middle East is in turmoil [...]

Stop The Systematic Effort To Destroy Colombia’s Left Through Murder

By Staff, Afgj.org -

Genocide is happening in Colombia. There is no other way to put it. In just one terrible day, July 16, 2018, six social movement leaders were killed. Since the June 17 election of Ivan Duque as [...]

Money Matters! Why Monetary Theory And Policy Is A Critical Terrain For The Left

By Staff, Thenextsystem.org -

As our demands grow bolder—true full employment, the rebuilding of the social safety net starting with Medicare for All, an overdue green and just transition—so will the naysayers’ inevitable [...]

‘Latin America Undergoing Transformation’: Venezuela’s Maduro

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

"Latin America is undergoing a permanent process of renewal and transformation," Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro told the closing ceremony of the XXIV Forum of Sao Paulo on Tuesday. [...]

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