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Reformism

Jacobin Blames Campaign Worker Organizing for Sanders’ 2020 Loss

Jacobin Magazine recently published an article blaming Bernie Sanders’ loss on his campaign staff organizing for better working conditions. This article is but the latest example of Jacobin making apologies for bourgeois candidates instead of re-examining their strategy.

Ezra Brain

June 18, 2021

Is This the End for the German SPD?

The laughably garish party congress of the once mighty Social Democratic Party is a perfect metaphor for its continued decline.

Nathaniel Flakin

May 14, 2021

Pablo Iglesias Steps Down from Spanish Government to Avoid Electoral Defeat in Madrid

The leader of the Spanish political party Podemos announced on Monday that he would be stepping down as Vice President of the coalition government to run in the upcoming Madrid elections. The move is aimed at mitigating the crisis in Podemos, taking a step back from the central government and forcing an agreement with his former political partner, Íñigo Errejón.

Socialism, Technology, and Ideologies of Misery

Why is it that postcapitalists cannot dream of a future, but revolutionary socialists can?

Matías Maiello

January 3, 2021

Five Resolutions for the Socialist Movement in 2021

2020 was a year of upheaval, crisis, and struggle. 2021 will require the socialist movement to be strategic about how to go forward. Below, Left Voice offers five New Year's resolutions for the socialist movement in the U.S. 

Ezra Brain

December 31, 2020

Engels Against Reformism in Germany and France

Friedrich Engels was born 200 years ago today. Modern reformists like to cite Engels as an authority. But until his very last day, Engels fought against reformist ideas and for revolutionary principles.

Doug Enaa Greene

November 28, 2020

Book Review: How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century

When it comes to fighting for socialism, strategy is everything. Here we present a review of Erik Olin Wright's immensely popular "How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century," and discuss the pitfalls of trying to "erode" capitalism.

Doug Enaa Greene

November 14, 2020

Four Strategies for Socialism

How can we beat capitalism? A comparison of reformism, autonomism, Maoism, and revolutionary socialism.

Juan C

November 1, 2020

What the Current Moment Tells Us About the Importance of Revolutionary Politics

The past three months of social unrest have highlighted the need for broad social change. But we cannot achieve a better society through a reformist approach. A revolutionary alternative is needed. 

Thomas Hummel

September 11, 2020