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There Is No Right Way to Launch an Imperialist Attack

The recent drone attack that killed Qasem Soleimani has sparked wide scale public outcry with many taking to the streets to oppose the U.S.’ warmongering. Memes and posts detaling anxiety and fear around a potential third world war began to trend on social media in the hours after the attack.

Ezra Brain

January 6, 2020

Revolution at the Ballot Box? Socialism and Elections

Is the Democratic Party a place for socialists to run for office? A look at the ideas of Karl Marx and the Communist International, with some modern examples of independent socialist campaigns.

Coco Smyth

December 15, 2019

It’s Their Ballot Line: Socialism and Elections

What do “Class Struggle Elections” look like? Can they be carried out inside the Democratic Party? Or do they require independence from all parties of the bourgeoisie?

Coco Smyth

December 14, 2019

Sanders in Queens: A Working-Class Revolution… at the Ballot Box?

Senator Bernie Sanders held a giant rally in Queens where he got the endorsement of representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. He made many progressive demands—but claimed that these can all be achieved by voting. Impressions from a reporter at their first Sanders rally.

Nathaniel Flakin

October 23, 2019

#DemDebate: Pretending to Be Working Class Heroes

In Tuesday's debate, the center wing of the party tried to formulate the message that the "pragmatic" wing of the party was on the side of the working class.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

October 18, 2019

Insurance Companies Are Bad for Our Health: A Case for Medicare for All

We need free, universal, comprehensive health care in the US. The first step is to eliminate health insurance companies, which all put profits over patients.

Left Voice

September 24, 2019

Elizabeth Warren: The Polite Protest of the Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren has taken a progressive stance on many issues, from Medicare for All to racial justice and gender oppression. But on closer inspection, Warren’s “plans” are little more than half measures underpinned by a blind trust in capitalism’s capacity to resolve its own problems.

Renato Flores

September 24, 2019

September 11 in Chile: How Reformism Disarmed the Working Class in the Face of CIA-Backed Coup

46 years ago today, Chile's democratic socialist president Salvador Allende was toppled in a bloody coup. A military dictatorship, backed by U.S. imperialism, murdered thousands and introduced a crushing form of neoliberal economics. Allende's experience shows why reformism is doomed to failure.

Nathaniel Flakin

September 11, 2019

No, ‘Medicare for All’ Won’t Take Away Anyone’s Health Insurance

A broad spectrum of conservatives–from centrist Democrats to CNN hosts–love to say that ‘Medicare for All’ will take away your insurance. It is just a lie to shield the profits of the health insurance industry. 

Juan C

August 14, 2019