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

By David North, -

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

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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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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

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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 [...]

Are We Ready For Class War Yet?

By Fred Nagel, -

By Fred Nagel. Are we ready for class war yet? Or ready at least to fight back in a war that the very wealthy started in earnest over 30 years ago? Now is certainly the time when millions of [...]

Putting Human Development At The Center Of Policy

By Karin Baker, -

By Karin Baker for Solidarity. For Lebowitz everything comes down to creating a society where people can become fully developed human beings: 1) Everyone has the right to share in the social [...]

Rise Up America, Rise Up!

By Mohammed Mesbahi, -

By Mohammed Mesbahi for There is no doubt that the people of goodwill throughout the United States must rise up in unison together, and peacefully stand in opposition to the [...]

A Socialist Economy For The 21st Century

By Richard Rosen, -

By Richard Rosen for The Next System Project - In Next System Project Report 3, author and Tellus Institute co-founder Richard A. Rosen explores the changes he deems necessary for a modern [...]

Fidel Castro In Context

ByBelen Fernandez, -

ByBelen Fernandez for Al Jazerra. As of the year 2006, Fidel Castro, Cuba's revolutionary leader, who has died aged 90, had reportedly been the subject of no fewer than 638 assassination plots by [...]