Economic Update: Socialism And Worker Co-ops

By Richard Wolff, Democracy at Work -

20th century socialism is now behind us. Socialists continued to evaluate both its achievements and failures via extensive self-criticism. A changed socialism has emerged, focused on a transition [...]

Electoral Road To Socialism?

By Tom Wetzel, Ideasandaction.info -

Could a shift from capitalism to socialism be brought about through electoral politics? Ever since the origins of the modern socialist left in the late 1800s, many socialists have viewed the [...]

‘Socialism” Conference Features US Gov-funded Regime Change Activists

By Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone Project. -

Socialism is now apparently brought to you by the US State Department. From July 4 to 7, thousands of left-wing activists from across the United States are gathering in Chicago for the 2019 [...]

The Meltdown Of International Socialist Organization: How Anti-Feminism, Racism And Bureaucracy Led To Its Demise

By Radical Women, Mailchi.mp -

On April 2, 2019, the International Socialist Organization (ISO) publicly announced that members had voted to disband because of their failure of confidence in an organization to which many had [...]

SEP (Australia) To Hold Election Rally And Meetings In Defence Of Assange

As part of its campaign in the federal election, the Socialist Equality Party (Australia) is holding a rally and meetings demanding freedom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and for Chelsea [...]

Bring Back Eisenhower Socialism

By Chuck Collins, Inequality.org -

Anytime a politician proposes a wildly popular idea that helps ordinary people, a few grumpy conservatives will call them “socialists.” Propose to reduce college debt, help sick families, or [...]

Maduro Meets U.S. Anti-War Delegation, Says, ‘Humanity’s Battle Is Between Socialism And Capitalism’

By Staff, Workers.org -

The U.S. Peace Council delegates, Comité de Solidaridad Internacional Venezuela (COSI) and President Maduro met to discuss strengthening cooperation and communication. Suggestions were for [...]

The End Of The American Republic

By Jacob Bacharach, Truthdig. -

Last week, after much back-and-forth about a second government shutdown, America’s mostly useless Congress managed to pass a funding bill, which the president reluctantly signed. Still at issue [...]

“It’s Eco-Socialism Or Death”

By Kali Akuno, Blackagendareport.com   -

The Green New Deal (GND) is now part of the national conversation. But for decades, social movements have been doing the on-the-ground work to resist fossil capitalism and envision a different [...]

Trump Declares Global War On Socialism

By Bill Van Auken, Wsws.org -

US President Donald Trump unleashed a global tirade against socialism at a Florida university Monday, in which he targeted Venezuela as the front line in this fascistic crusade. Delivered to a [...]

The Movement And The 2020 Elections

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The political system in the United States is a plutocracy, one that works for the benefit of the wealthy, not the people. Although we face growing crises on multiple fronts - economic insecurity, [...]

Socialism And Exploitation

By David F. Ruccio, Anticap.wordpress.com -

Or maybe not—since just last year the Council of Economic Advisers apparently found it necessary to issue a report, on the cusp of the midterm elections, to push back against the fact that [...]

Norway Is Far More Socialist Than Venezuela

By Matt Bruenig, Peoplespolicyproject.org -

As the United States begins its effort to depose Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro, the discourse is plagued by the perennial question: what is socialism? Venezuela helps illuminate this [...]

How Ending Austerity Built Economic Growth In Portugal

By Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead, Occupy.com. -

Since Britain voted to leave the E.U. in 2016, the country has witnessed an alarming spike in rightwing hate crime. Many are now warning that the “febrile” atmosphere escalating around Brexit as [...]

In Honor of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht (1871 – 1919)

By Scott Tucker, Popular Resistance -

Nearly one hundred years ago, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht (both born in 1871, the year of the Paris Commune) were arrested and executed by ultranationalist members of the Freikorps during [...]