COVID Hit The Working Class Hardest, But The Traditional Left Is Deaf To Them

By Dakotah Lilly, RT. -

The ruling class across Europe and in the US would rather see people divided than united against oligarchy, that’s why Left populism coupled with the working-class outlook represents a greater [...]

What Thomas Piketty’s New Data Tells Us About The Canadian Left

By Crawford Kilian, The Tyee. -

French economist Thomas Piketty uses enormous quantities of data to make his points. In Capital in the Twenty-First Century, he used tax records going back to the 18th century to prove real [...]

American Exceptionalism And The Left’s China Double Standard

By Danny Haiphong, Black Alliance for Peace. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the contradictions of U.S. imperialism, including those that continue to render the American left politically isolated and ineffectual. China has found itself [...]

Report On 6th European Left Congress: ‘Reset Europe Go Left’

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From December 13 to 15, 2019 members of the European Left held their sixth Congress in Malaga, Spain. The European Left describes itself as: "The Party of the European Left is a political [...]

The Arab American Radicals Who Paved Way For BDS

By Rod Such, -

By Rod Such for The Electronic Antifada - One of the earliest boycott, divestment and sanctions, or BDS, victories in the United States came in 1973 when United Auto Workers Local 600 in [...]

Venezuelan Left Fights Back Against Trump’s Threats And Sanctions

By Emile Schepers, -

By Emile Schepers for People's World - On Friday, August 25, President Trump announced the imposition of tough new sanctions on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, as punishment for the [...]

“Fora Temer – Eleições Diretas Já!” Brazil’s Political Rupture And Left’s Opportunity

By Alfredo Saad-Filho, -

By Alfredo Saad-Filho for Open Democracy - The Brazilian Workers’ Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores, PT) won the country’s presidential elections four times in a row; first with Luís Inácio Lula [...]

Four Views: 100 Days Of Trump Resistance

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By Naomi Wolf, Alicia Garza, Linda Tirado and May Boeve for The Guardian - The first 100 days of President Donald Trump: how has my life changed? First of all, there was the mourning period. Not [...]

Which Side Are You On? The Western Left’s Obsession With Empire

By Danny Haiphong, -

By Danny Haiphong for Black Agenda Report - The Trump Administration's decision to conduct tomahawk missile strikes on a Syrian Arab Army airfield prompted activists in the US to hit the streets [...]

Can ‘Spiritual Left’ Make The Change They Wish To See?

By Arielle Levites, -

By Arielle Levites for Religion Dispatches - Over the last twenty-five years, as more and more Americans cease affiliating with any particular religion or church, they increasingly identify with [...]

Trump And The Left: A Case Of Mass Hysteria?

By David Morgan, -

By David Morgan for Counter Punch - The success of Donald J Trump in the US presidential elections is a reflection of a deep crisis in the two-party political system as well as divisions in the [...]

How Immigrants Built The American Left—And Can Build It Again

By Nelson Lichtenstein, -

By Nelson Lichtenstein for Dissent - Last Thursday’s “Day Without Immigrants” work stoppages, which closed hundreds of restaurants, grocery stores, garages, retail shops, and other businesses, [...]

The Unions Betraying The Left

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By Erik Loomis for New Republic - Days after the inauguration, the leaders of several building trade unions met with President Donald Trump at the White House, outraging those on the left who [...]

As Democrats Press For War, Left Must Demand Peace And Social Transformation

By Glen Ford, -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - As is ordained by law, at the end of the week much of President Obama’s legacy will become Donald Trump’s powers, including the power to detain Americans [...]

Time For Real Left To Double Down On Single Payer Medicare For All

By Bruce A. Dixon, -

By Bruce A. Dixon for Black Agenda Report - Under President Obama, Democrats threw away their mandate to fight for health care for. Instead they let insurance companies concoct Obamacare, sketchy [...]