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 [...]

The Influence Of Gandhian Socialism On Du Bois And King

By R. Divya Nair, Blackagendareport.com -

Mohandas K. Gandhi began agitating for the independence of the Indian people from colonial rule in the early twentieth century. In 1921, he took leadership of the Indian National Congress, [...]

Abolish Wage Slavery: Productivism As An Extractive Industry

By Scott Tucker, Counterpunch. -

The alienation of labor takes many forms, including the outright ownership of slaves. When big mills and factories were introduced under systems of waged labor, elements of judgment and craft [...]

From The Bottom Up: The Case For An Independent Left Party

By Howie Hawkins, International Socialist Review -

If the 13.2 million votes received by self-styled “democratic socialist” Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries accomplished nothing else positive, it put the questions of [...]

Ecosocialism Enters The US Political Dialogue

By Jon Olsen, Popular Resistance -

We need to invent a form of socialism that not only can replace the dominant feudal-like corporate structures we detest but just as importantly, be culturally acceptable to the general public. In [...]

The Principles Of Socialism

By Charles McKelvey, Counterpunch. -

With the emergence on the U.S. political scene of self-proclaimed socialists like Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib, and with membership in the Democratic Socialists of [...]