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The Long Depression and the Future of Capitalism

In this interview with Marxist economist Michael Roberts, he discusses the concepts in his new book, in which he argues that the world economy today remains in the grips of a "long depression" since the crisis of 2008.

Michael Roberts

April 18, 2016

Sanders, a Third Party, or a Working Class Party?

Without a doubt, the Bernie Sanders phenomenon offers new opportunities as well as potential pitfalls for the left in the U.S. We intend to discuss the positions of various socialist left parties vis-à-vis the presidential elections and the Sanders candidacy in the coming weeks and months. In our first article in this series, we will examine the position of Socialist Alternative, which made a major statement in 2013 by winning a seat on the Seattle city council, the biggest electoral victory by any socialist group in decades.

Robert Belano

April 2, 2016

Imperialism’s advance in Cuba

With his historic visit to Havana on March 22, Obama met his objective of consolidating a new policy toward Cuba – one of “dialogue and cooperation.” In doing so, he has laid the foundation for the return of North American capital – after having been expelled from the island over half a century ago – as part of the gradual process of capitalist restoration propelled by Raúl Castro.

Diego Dalai

April 2, 2016

Obama’s Visit to Latin America and the Political Conjuncture

After Havana, Obama came to Argentina. The world’s chief representative of vulture imperialism used his trip to reinforce the steps being taken to advance the United States’ “return” to Latin America. Of course, it never left – but today, the U.S. is finding opportunities presented by South America’s landscape of economic crises and reactionary winds to recuperate greater authority in the region.

Eduardo Molina

March 31, 2016

Heil Trump?

The success of Donald Trump’s campaign has left many in the US looking on in horror as he rose in the polls and moved on to dominate the primaries. His inflammatory, racist rhetoric drives many to label him “fascist.”

Óscar Fernández

March 17, 2016

Sanders has 40% of the vote, but Superdelegates Cut Him Down to 32%

The March 15 elections are a major milestone in the primaries. The Superdelegates’ vote reveals the blatantly undemocratic nature of the process. How will Sanders fare in the face of the “rigged” political system he set out to battle?

Jason West

March 15, 2016

Chicago Kicks Out Trump

Last Friday, the Windy City was having none of Donald Trump’s hot air. Thousands of youth, workers and women took to the streets of Chicago to protest the billionaire presidential candidate.

Julia Wallace

March 14, 2016

New York: Chinatown Protesters Call Mayor’s Housing Plan ‘Nothing But a Big Scam’

Housing is a human right. Chinatown residents are facing increasing gentrification and displacement. Despite his discourse on the "Tale of Two Cities," de Blasio’s urban policies still benefit big developers at the expense of the working people.

Kavitha Surana

March 3, 2016

Trump and Clinton Win Big on Super Tuesday

Hillary and Trump emerged victorious after last night's round of primaries, securing significant leads in the race for the presidential nomination.

Tre Kwon

March 2, 2016