Left Platform Leads the Vote for the NPA National Conference
At preparatory meetings for the NPA’s National Conference on March 19 and 20, the platform that unites the left of the party is in the lead with 41% of the vote.
Révolution PermanenteMarch 20, 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 WestMarch 15, 2016
Does Bernie Sanders Represent the U.S. Left?
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 in Europe, the alarm bells are still sounding. What challenges do the left face in light of the Bernie Sanders phenomenon?
Celeste MurilloNovember 11, 2015
A ‘Trotsky Day’ took place last Saturday in Berlin
Photo: Klassegegenklasse.org “Trotskyism, more than any other political tendency, transports the heritage, the thinking and the strategic perspectives of revolutionary Marxism, the October Revolution and the early third International into the present.” With these words, Florian Wilde, an activist and former member of the leadership of the German Left Party “Die Linke”, praised the ideas […]
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 22, 2015
The Life and Legacy of Pietro Ingrao (1915-2015) and the ‘Italian Way’
The Italian left, or what remains of it, now mourns the death of Pietro Ingrao, the historic and “heretical” leader of the Italian Communist Party (PCI) who died in his home in Rome on September 27 at the age of 100.
Marco ZerbinoOctober 5, 2015
The Political Significance of the All India Strike and the Revolutionary Movement in India
Published on Sunday, August 30 - 2015 Written by Radical Socialist
Left VoiceSeptember 25, 2015
Thanks, But No Thanks: The Implications of the Black Lives Matter DNC Rejection
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 parties that we need for the liberation of Black and all oppressed people.
Julia WallaceSeptember 18, 2015
Trotsky, Gramsci and the state in the ‘West’
In his book, The Gramscian Moment, Peter D. Thomas reassesses the ideas of Antonio Gramsci from the starting point of the polemics against Gramsci found in The Antinomies of Antonio Gramsci by Perry Anderson and Reading Capital by Louis Althusser. Thomas presents these critiques of Gramsci’s thought as complementary and coinciding from different angles.
Juan Dal MasoSeptember 18, 2015