How Socialists Won Our Democratic Rights

By Adam J. Sacks, Tribune Magazine. -

The myth of modern democracy is that it was handed down from on-high. In fact, the ruling class resisted extending the franchise at every turn – and it was socialists who fought them for the [...]

National Uprising Exposes Divisions In The Ruling Class…

By Ari Saffran and John Peterson, Socialist Revolution. -

For weeks on end, the George Floyd protests against racism and police violence shook America. Support for the movement overflowed all demographic boundaries as an estimated 10% of all American [...]

On Using Our Power To Stop Climate Disaster And Create A Just World

By System Change Not Climate Change. -

Time is running out to prevent full-blown climate catastrophe. Intertwined crises of wealth inequality, poverty, racism, and corporate despotism are deepening. When working people refuse to go [...]

The Story Behind The Lee Statue In Richmond

By Peter Rachleff, Progressive.org. -

Since the May 25 murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond, Virginia, erected in 1890, has been a focus of protests, graffiti, and public pressure calling for [...]

Green Party Nominates Two Workers For The White House

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

The Green Party of the United States held its presidential nominating convention, a virtual convention, this past weekend. The nominees are Howie Hawkins, a co-founder of the party and the first [...]

Ajamu Baraka: Race, Class And US Protests Today

By Look Left Online. -

Speaking at an event organised by the Workers’ Party, the national organiser of the Black Alliance for Peace and the 2016 Green Party candidate for vice president said that: “The current ongoing [...]

These Workers Don’t Get Aid And Are Going Hungry

By Rebecca Chowdhury, In These Times. -

Coronavirus cases continue to climb across the Southern and Western United States. In New York, previously the nation’s epicenter, many of the residents reeling from the economic consequences are [...]

How Racism Is An Essential Tool For Maintaining The Capitalist Order

By Richard D. Wolff,  Economy for All.   -

Capitalism’s cyclical crises could potentially turn their victims against it and make them receptive to the system’s critics. This would more likely happen if everyone in the society were [...]

CHOP And The Juneteenth Longshore Strike

By Socialist Revolution. -

On June 19, the International Longshore and Warehouse Workers Union (ILWU), a militant union of 42,000 members, shut down 29 ports along the West Coast of the United States and Canada, as workers [...]

Glasgow’s Far-Right Violence Is A Warning To Anti-Fascists

By Matt Kerr, Tribune Mag. -

Many of those who organised around the exemplary “no evictions” campaign over the last couple of years gathered to show solidarity and support for people with no vote, no opportunity to work, no [...]

What Next As The Whip Of Reaction Fails To Cow The Masses?

By John Peterson and Jorge Martin, Marxist.com. -

Over the last two years, more Americans were killed by police than Americans were killed in combat in Afghanistan over the last 18 years. ‬More Americans were killed by police in the last three [...]

White Supremacy Is The Virus; Police Are The Vector

By Nick Pemberton, Counterpunch. -

Tensions are high as Minneapolis police murdered a black man named George Floyd, not by gunshot, but by an agonizingly long kneel on his neck; which was not released for seven minutes, several of [...]

A Healthcare Worker Answers Governor Cuomo’s ‘Conundrum’

By Mike Pappas, Left Voice. -

In a recent press conference Governor Andrew Cuomo highlighted information from a new analysis of COVID-19 data finding a majority of the new patients being admitted were staying at home. Cuomo [...]

Mass Unemployment Is A Failure Of Capitalism

By Richard D. Wolff, Popular Resistance. -

The difficulties caused to workers by record unemployment during the pandemic are a product of capitalism. Most of the time, employers decide to hire or fire workers depending on which choice [...]

Reopening The Economy Will Send Us To Hell

By Mike Davis, LA Progressive. -

As we head into the fifth month of the outbreak, millions of working families feel like they have been kidnapped and sent to hell. As unemployment (officially reported) soars toward 30 percent [...]

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