55% Of US Voting-Age Women Prefer Socialism, Over Capitalism

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

A majority of voting-age women in the United States oppose capitalism and would rather live under an economic system resembling the democratic socialist structure in force in Nordic countries [...]

Report On 6th European Left Congress: ‘Reset Europe Go Left’

By European-Left.org. -

From December 13 to 15, 2019 members of the European Left held their sixth Congress in Malaga, Spain. The European Left describes itself as: "The Party of the European Left is a political [...]

In And Against The European Union?

By Hilary Wainwright, Transnational Institute. -

The government of the Portuguese Socialist Party supported and pressured by an alliance with the Communist Party and the Left Bloc have shown that it is possible to implement an effective [...]

What It Will Take To Build Left Independent Political Power In The 21st Century

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Clearing the FOG co-hosts, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, interviewed Dr. Leo Panitch, Professor Emeritus in political science at York University in Toronto and Canada Research Chair in [...]

Corbyn’s Loss: What It Means for Sanders And Where The Left Goes From Here

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On December 12, Jeremy Corbyn, head of the Labour Party in the United Kingdom, suffered a great defeat as the conservative Boris Johnson became the new prime minister with a gain of 47 new seats. [...]

Fear Of Potential Transformation From A Corbyn Election

By Leonardo Clausi, Il Manifesto. -

This Thursday the UK will be holding an election where Labour's Jeremy Corbyn is the lead challenger against the Conservative Party's Boris Johnson. Johnson has been leading in the polls [...]

Chile, Bolivia and AFRICOM: Imperialism, Revolution & What We Must Ask Of Ourselves

By Eleanor Goldfield, Act Out! -

Did the French Revolution go too far? And what the hell does that have to do with our place and time?? Meanwhile, people ask "when is the US going to reach that tipping point?" Well, I have some [...]

Venezuelan And Bolivian Heads Of State Address United Nations On Climate Crisis, Capitalism And Imperialism

By Chicago Alba Solidarity here and here. -

In this house of the international community, common mechanisms of cooperation are also being stimulated in order to address the urgent need to preserve the environment, impacted by the [...]

Which Way Out Of Neoliberalism: Fascism Or Socialism?

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

The conditions of decline which characterize the neoliberal stage of capitalist production worldwide have no doubt led to a growth in the scope and influence of fascism in the Western world. In [...]

‘Socialism’ Made America Great

By Tim Butterworth, Otherwords.org -

The GOP hopes the S-word will scare you, but great public works projects transformed this country for the better. From single-payer health care to climate change, the 2020 Democrats have [...]

Capitalism, Socialism, And Existential Despair

By Chris Wright, Ahtribune.com -

Decades ago, Edward Said remarked that contemporary life is characterized by a “generalized condition of homelessness.” Decades earlier, Heidegger had written that “Homelessness is coming to be [...]

Socialists Of Color To The Front

By Eli Day, In These Times. -

One evening in late May, upward of 50 grassroots organizers from different groups around the country gathered at a union hall in Dorchester, Mass. They were grappling with some of the Left’s [...]

100 Years Ago, Farmers And Socialists Established The Country’s First Modern Public Bank

By Thomas M. Hanna and Adam Simpson, Inthesetimes.com -

One hundred years ago July 28, a bank in Bismarck, N.D., opened its doors for the very first time. This would have been an unremarkable event, likely lost to history, except for the fact that it [...]

Oklahoma’s Working Class WoodyFest2019: Second Wave Of The Sixties

By Mark Maxey, AmericanHighways.org. -

(Okemah, Okla.) The hot humid days of July annually in Okemah rallies around their hometown socialist, Woody Guthrie. Okemah, a rural town of about 3000 citizens in northeastern Oklahoma.  July [...]

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 [...]