If There is Money for War, There is Money for Healthcare
We can have free, public healthcare and we won’t let CNN or the Democrats tell us that it’s a pipe dream. Part of the fight for healthcare is the fight to end all funding for the US imperialist machine that causes immeasurable misery and suffering in the Middle East and around the world.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 16, 2020
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 BrainJanuary 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 SmythDecember 15, 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 FlakinOctober 23, 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 VoiceSeptember 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 FloresSeptember 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 FlakinSeptember 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 CAugust 14, 2019