11 November 2015 | Growing international discontent with the political caste system has found its way to the United States. There, though a far cry from the political earthquakes that have shaken several countries (...)
Celeste MurilloJuan Andrés Gallardo
7 November 2015 | Kshama Sawant, the nation's only openly socialist city council member was re-elected last Tuesday with more than 52% of the vote in the city of Seattle. Sawant, a member of Socialist Alternative, (...)
7 November 2015 | Imperialism seeks to prevent another Greek scenario. In Congress, Obama requested legislative reforms to clear the way for Puerto Rico to undergo bankruptcy processes. The republicans, who (...)
6 November 2015 | During the general elections on Tuesday, votes were cast all over the country, bringing a close to various gubernatorial, state, and local races. The former coal mining town of Lafayette, (...)
5 November 2015 | The expansion of the drone-based assassination program has been one of the hallmarks of the Obama presidency and a central component of the strategy of the US occupation under the (...)
3 November 2015
28 October 2015 | Lupita Romero reports from Brooklyn on an organizing campaign among Latino immigrant warehouse workers that is galvanizing widespread solidarity.
21 October 2015 | Lieutenant Scott greeted us at the door with a smile as Sergeant Davis followed closely behind. We were a group of eight nursing students with our instructor, making a sort of “educational visit” (...)
20 October 2015 | This poem is dedicated to the Black women whose murders inspired demands, uprising, and organizational resistance to racism, patriarchy, capitalism and all oppressive forces that bind our (...)
13 October 2015 | Stanley Aronowitz's The Death and Life of American Labor touches on discussions that warrant serious debate among the Left in the U.S.
Juan Cruz Ferre
7 October 2015 | The LAPD was recently denied funding at a neighborhood council meeting in South Los Angeles amid applause from youth, community members, and activists.
1 October 2015 | On September 9, 2,000 Seattle educators voted to go on strike. There was not a single dissenting vote. On September 15, educators voted to pause the strike with only a portion of their demands (...)
30 September 2015 | The unexpected success of Bernie Sanders’ campaign has thrust a self-proclaimed socialist into the national spotlight and sparked a debate among substantial sectors of the American (...)
28 September 2015 | The Pope’s visit to the United States was welcomed by both Republicans and Democrats and praised by major media outlets. With a liberal discourse, the pontiff provides a popular view to the (...)
21 September 2015 | Pope Francis will become the first pope to address the US Congress. As the Pope’s spokesman said, the tour will be one of the “longest and more complex”. The Pope seeks to strengthen the influence (...)
18 September 2015 | Black Lives Matter rejected the Democratic National Convention’s endorsement of the movement. This is a positive step towards political independence, but not the complete break with capitalist (...)
15 September 2015 | Seattle teachers go on strike seeking better pay, racial equity teams, less standardized testing, longer recess and more resources for students. These teachers serve as examples for educators (...)
11 September 2015 | The last few weeks, Baltimore protesters have returned to the streets to call for justice as the criminal prosecution of the six police officers involved in Freddie Gray’s death begins. New (...)
4 September 2015 | On August 29, 2015, marches took place in three different cities in Los Angeles County to mark the 45th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium.
1 September 2015 | Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has succeeded in galvanizing the far right of the Republican base. While he is almost certainly unelectable on a national scale, the current of racist (...)
1 September 2015 | On Thursday, August 27, activists and left militants of New York City gathered at the Brooklyn Commons to have a conversation with the workers of MadyGraf, Buenos Aires. The factory was taken (...)
Juan Cruz FerreTre Kwon
29 August 2015 | Black Lives Matter has carried out several disruptions. The BLM’s dialogue with candidates of the Democratic Party raises the question of what kind of movement we (...)
Julia WallaceTatiana CozzarelliTre Kwon
25 August 2015 | Since July, Obama has made a series of declarations about the need to reform the U.S. prison system. But given his record on incarceration over the past six-and-a-half years, what change can we (...)
12 August 2015 | In this interview, economist and labor educator Michael Yates* talks about the crisis of the labor movement, its relationship with the anti-racist movement, FightFor15 and much (...)
Michael D Yates