The Death Of Neoliberalism Is An Opportunity To Birth A New System

By Cliff DuRand, Truthout -

Today in the US, as well as globally, we find ourselves in multiple reinforcing crises. There is a crisis of legitimacy in established institutions ranging from Congress, the presidency and the [...]

A Socialist Economy For The 21st Century

By Richard Rosen, Thenextsystem.org -

In Next System Project Report 3, author and Tellus Institute co-founder Richard A. Rosen explores the changes he deems necessary for a modern definition of “socialism”, and describes key concepts [...]

Vijay Prashad On War And Socialism

By Vijay Prashad, thetricontinental.org -

There is a good reason why our Dossier #3 is called A Bloody and Unforgiving War. It is about the conflict in Syria. It could very well be the name of the battering faced by the people of Yemen [...]

Why the Center Left Keeps Losing Elections in Europe

By Conn Hallinan, Foreign Policy in Focus -

More than a quarter of a century ago, much of the European center-left made a course change, edging away from its working class base, accommodating itself to the globalization of capital, and [...]

Behind The Explosion In Socialism Among American Teens

By Rebecca Stoner, Portside.org -

TAMPA, FLA.—In a fluorescent lit classroom with handmade posters covering one wall, approximately 15 high school students are chanting the words of black revolutionary Assata Shakur: “It is our [...]

China Seeks To Become A ‘Socialist Country’ By 2050

By Jose A. Díaz and Tania Romero, Equal Times -

China is reaching a crucial moment in its long development. The world’s most populated country, now the second largest economy on the planet, with an urban population enjoying living standards of [...]

Bicentenary Of Marx’s Birth, Socialism & Resurgence Of International Class Struggle

By David North, Wsws.org -

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, the originator of the materialist conception of history, the author of Das Kapital and, with Friedrich Engels, the founder of the [...]

Ex-FARC Members Create Self-Sufficient, Socialist-Modeled Town

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Ximena Narvaez, delegate to the Territorial Council of Reincorporation, explained that the community "works collectively, each person has a role." Colombia's first town of former Revolutionary [...]

The Revolt That Shook The World

By Pete Dolack, www.indypendent.org -

By Pete Dolack for The Indypendent. History does not travel in a straight line. I won’t argue against that sentence being a cliché. Yet it is still true. If it weren’t, we wouldn’t be still [...]

Climate Change Brings Socialism And Science Together

By Eve Ottenberg, www.truth-out.org -

By Eve Ottenberg for Truthout - Thanks to climate change, science and socialism have become entwined in ways previously unimaginable. Science brings the news that, unless we act swiftly to [...]

Social Democracy Is Good. But Not Good Enough.

By Joseph M. Schwartz Bhaskar Sunkara, www.jacobinmag.com -

By Joseph M. Schwartz Bhaskar Sunkara for Jacobin Magazine - John Judis has all the right intentions. He’s looking at the resurgence of openly democratic socialist currents in the United States [...]

Is The Market Economy Working?

By William Blum, www.williamblum.org -

By William Blum for the Anti-Empire Report. Speaking in very broad terms … slavery gave way to feudalism … feudalism gave way to capitalism … capitalism is not a timelessly valid institution but [...]

Eugene Debs And The Kingdom Of Evil

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - Debs burst onto the national stage when he organized a railroad strike in 1894 after the Pullman Co. cut wages by up to one-third but did not lower rents in [...]

DNC Photoshopping Our Poster: History Of Co-Optation In One Tweet

By Staff, www.liberationnews.org -

By Staff of Party for Socialism and Liberation - Last Friday, the official Twitter account of the Democratic Party sent out a Tweet celebrating the defeat of the Republican health plan, including [...]

The Latin American Left Today Global Center For Resistance

By Staff for Telesur. From Brazil to Venezuela there have been radical shifts in the geopolitical landscape of the region. However, Latin America remains a global center for creativity and [...]