BRAZIL

Pro-Torture, Pro-Dictatorship Misogynist Wins First Round of Brazilian Elections

Brazil's far-right candidate won the first round of elections with a 46% majority. The Workers Party (PT) candidate came in a dismal second, with only 29%. How did this (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli
Jimena Vergara

From the Worker’s and Left Front to a Unified Party of the Workers and the Left

Nicolás Daneri

Karl Kautsky: From Pope to Renegade

Doug Greene

YES ON 3

Trans Rights Under Attack In Massachusetts

Signý A.

[VIDEO] Thousands March Against Kavanaugh in NYC

ARGENTINA

Argentina: The National Crisis and the Proposal for a Constituent Assembly

As Argentina’s economic crisis deepens, agreements have been signed behind the backs of working people that ensure the country’s continued plunder. Meanwhile, debate on the left has centered on the (...)

Matias Maiello

UNITED STATES

Crystal Mason Begins 5+ Year Prison Sentence for Voting While on Parole

On September 27, 43-year-old Crystal Mason began a nearly six-year prison sentence. Her crime? Voting in the 2016 presidential election

Madeleine Freeman

UNITED STATES

Socialist for US Senate Barred from the Ballot

In a blatant display of anti-democratic maneuvers by the State of Connecticut, socialist candidate Fred Linck has been denied application for ballot status after collecting over 11,000 supporting (...)

CHINA

Strength and Contradictions of the Chinese Economy: An Interview With Au Loong Yu

Juan Cruz Ferre
Au Loong Yu

Chinese global aspirations can be seen in the country’s expanding investments abroad. A trade war with the United States may have devastating consequences.

UNITED STATES

Does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Represent the Politics of the DSA?

Juan Cruz Ferre

GUEST POST

More Than Universal Healthcare: The Meaning of Socialism

Doug Greene

Young people are turning to socialism, and Democratic Party politicians are adopting the term. But what is socialism?

LATIN AMERICA

Letter from the “Cordones Industriales” to President Salvador Allende

IDEAS AND DEBATES

80 Years of the Fourth International

Wladek Flakin

80 years ago today, on September 3, 1938, a secret meeting took place in a house in Périgny, a small town outside of Paris. 26 delegates represented eleven revolutionary organizations from around (...)

IDEAS AND DEBATES

Why Trotskyism?

It has been 78 years since Trotsky was murdered in Mexico on the orders of Stalin. Why is Trotskyism still relevant today?

Jimena Vergara

INTERVIEW

No, Venezuela Was Never Socialist

Venezuela is facing an unprecedented crisis: Millions are fleeing the country due to shortages of food and medicine. Does this prove the failure of socialism? To better understand the situation (...)

Wladek Flakin
Milton D’León

Trotskyist Fraction

The Battles of the Trotskyist Fraction: Part 3

From Feb. 17 to March 3, internationalist socialists from 14 countries met in Buenos Aires for the 11th Conference of the Trotskyist Fraction-Fourth International (TF-FI). This is the final (...)

Trotskyist Fraction - Fourth International

IMMIGRATION

Abolish ICE, and Abolish the Border Too: A Socialist Perspective

The movement to abolish ICE has sparked a conversation among socialists about borders and their relation to capitalism.

Sonja Krieger

Gender

Women's Movement

Our Feminism Must be Anti-Capitalist

As preparations for the International Women’s Strike are underway in countries around the world, what strategy and what principles must feminism stand (...)

Celeste Murillo
Andrea D’Atri

VIDEO

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[VIDEO] Thousands March Against Kavanaugh in NYC

HOTEL WORKERS

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[VIDEO] Stamford: Workers at Hilton Picket for a Contract

ABORTION RIGHTS

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[VIDEO] 8A: Hundreds of Thousands Packed the Streets of Buenos Aires

#ABORTIONRIGHTS

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[VIDEO] NYC: Solidarity with the Fight for Abortion in Argentina

IDEAS AND DEBATES

From Social Democracy to World War

Jimena Vergara

In his NYT op-ed, Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara makes a key omission— ignoring the important experience of workers' democracy created by the soviets and the Left Opposition's struggle against (...)

The Problem of Reformism

Revolutionaries have classically rejected the reformists’ political method of relying on the electoral/legislative process and the state. Here is why.

Robert Brenner

IDEAS & DEBATES

The Party We Need: A Revolutionary Socialist Party

Thousands of people have become politically active in the past year, galvanized by the Bernie Sanders campaign and now joining organizations on the left, such as the Democratic Socialists of (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

IDEAS AND DEBATES

Populism and Its Uses: Antinomies of a Failed Reformist Strategy

Reflections on Chantal Mouffe’s new book, “For a Left Populism.”

Claudia Cinatti

México: Grupos religiosos preparan marcha nacional antiderechos

Por todo el país, líderes de la Iglesia Católica, así como organizaciones y frentes como el Frente Nacional por la Familia, preparan una marcha (...)

UNAM: Exponen casos de hostigamiento y violencia contra estudiantes organizados

En rueda de prensa, estudiantes organizados en la Asamblea Interuniversitaria expusieron un listado de casos en donde el hostigamiento por parte (...)

Brasil: ¿qué es esto?

A una semana del terremoto político que sacudió Brasil tras el triunfo de Bolsonaro, el mundo se pregunta: ¿qué es esto? Eso intenta desentrañar (...)

Atenco: Irrumpen golpeadores en asamblea que exigía destitución de funcionario del PRI

Al menos 13 campesinos lesionados por golpes, entre ellos 3 mujeres, fue el saldo luego de que un grupo de golpeadores irrumpiera en la asamblea (...)