The Arab American Radicals Who Paved Way For BDS

By Rod Such, www.electronicintifada.net -

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, www.peoplesworld.org -

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, www.opendemocracy.net -

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

By Naomi Wolf et al, www.theguardian.com -

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, www.blackagendareport.com -

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, www.religiondispatches.org -

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, www.counterpunch.org -

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, www.dissentmagazine.org -

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

By Erik Loomis, www.newrepublic.com -

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, www.blackagendareport.com -

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, www.blackagendareport.com -

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 [...]

Our Movements Are Powerful, Institutional Left Isn’t The Solution

By Nicole Carty, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Nicole Carty for In These Times - This problem goes far beyond the DNC. Poor leadership on the progressive Left is responsible for Trump. The Left has been celebrating its own intelligence and [...]

The Secret History Of Leftist Board Games

By Brian Van Slyke, www.truth-out.org -

By Brian Van Slyke for Truth Out - Think board games are "just games"? Think again. There's a little known but vibrant history of leftist board games that stand in opposition to the endless [...]

Social Democracy And Radical Left: Why We Continue To Build Left Unity

By Kate Hudson, www.defenddemocracy.press -

By Kate Hudson for Defend Democracy Press - Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election to the leadership of the Labour Party on an increased vote is a significant victory for the left in the Labour Party and [...]

The Left Never Recovered From Fall Of Soviet Union — Yet There Is Hope

By Yanis Varoufakis, www.newstatesman.com -

By Yanis Varoufakis for New Stateman - The left has been in disarray since 1991 – it never fully recovered from the collapse of the Soviet Union, despite widespread opposition to Stalinism and [...]

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