Democratic Consulting Firm Teams Up With Hospital Industry To Battle Nurses Union

By Rachel M. Cohen, Theintercept.com -

THE HOSPITAL INDUSTRY has partnered with a major Democratic consulting firm in an unusual alliance against Massachusetts’s nurses and the bulk of its progressive infrastructure. At issue is a [...]

The Lemming Effect And The Left

By Greg Godels, Zzs-blg.blogspot.com -

With two weeks before the mid-Presidential-term US elections, the number of Democratic Party political solicitations in my e-mail inbox now approaches fifty a day. The curious-- “cynical” might [...]

A Texas Yard Sign Depicted A GOP Elephant With Its Trunk Up A Girl’s Skirt. Police Seized It.

By Kristine Phillips, Texastribune.org -

At some point during Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s testimony last week, Marion Stanford grabbed a piece of wooden paneling, some paint and the $5 brushes she had purchased a while back. She brought [...]

The Other Side Of John McCain

By Max Blumenthal, Consortiumnews.com -

If the paeans to McCain by diverse political climbers seems detached from reality, it’s because they reflect the elite view of U.S. military interventions as a chess game, with the millions [...]

The Bipartisan March For Militarism

By Staff, Economicfront.wordpress.com -

Republicans and Democrats like to claim that they are on opposite sides of important issues.  Of course, depending on which way the wind blows, they sometimes change sides, like over support for [...]

Bipartisan Dysfunctionality Puts The World At Risk

By Staff, Gp.org -

All of humanity is being put at risk by the duopoly of Democrats and Republicans opposition to dialogue with Russia. The combination of Russophobia and the Democratic Party's compulsion to [...]

Republicans & Democrats Unite To Increase Police Power, People Call For Abolition

By Ricardo Levins Morales, Rlmartstudio.wordpress.com -

Virtually unnoticed in the cacophony of the Trumpian news cycle, a bill to place more power in the hands of police slithered through the House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan [...]

Complete Reversal And Betrayal From Major EU Party

By Ruth Coustick-Deal, www.openmedia.org -

By Ruth Coustick-Deal for Open Media - The European People’s Party (EPP) — the largest party in the EU — has announced they are officially backing the Link Tax. It’s an insulting blow to public [...]

The Democratic Party’s Deadly Dead-End

By Nicolas J S Davies, www.consortiumnews.com -

By Nicolas J S Davies for Consortium News - In 2002, when Margaret Thatcher was asked to name her “greatest political achievement,” she smiled her best cat-that-swallowed-the-canary smile and [...]

Fighting The McResistance: Exposing Democrats’ “Good Cop” As Judas

By Patrick Walker, www.nationofchange.org -

By Patrick Walker for Nation of Change - In a recent, widely read article, I argued that any meaningful resistance to Donald Trump must take the form of a new, anti-duopoly Occupy-style [...]

Rush To Judgment

By Justin Raimondo, www.original.antiwar.com -

By Justin Raimondo for Anti War - The allegation – now accepted as incontrovertible fact by the “mainstream” media – that the Russian intelligence services hacked the Democratic National [...]

US Election Campaign Reveals Mass Alienation From Two-Party System

By Patrick Martin, www.wsws.org -

By Patrick Martin for WSWS - A New York Times/CBS poll published Thursday documents the disgust of the American people with the 2016 election campaign and their alienation from the two major [...]

Mapping The European Left Socialist Parties In The EU

By Dominic Heilig, www.frosalux-nyc.org -

By Dominic Heilig for Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - The European party system is changing rapidly. As a result of the ongoing neoliberal attack, the middle class is shrinking quickly, and the [...]

Quebec’s Long Struggle To Build A Democratic Left Party

By Pierre Beaudet and Richard Fidler, www.rabble.ca -

In 1971, I worked at the Montréal Central Council of the CSN, where my mentor Michel Chartrand was president. Maligned as an anarcho-syndicalist, he embodied the left opposition in the CSN. He [...]