25 June | A one day strike leaves Argentine streets empty and airports closed. The primary demand is for a salary increase.
18 May | Writing in Jacobin, Peter Gowan argues that the government should buy a "controlling stake" in the fossil fuel companies. Does this offer a true solution for the economic and ecological (...)
4 April | Oklahoma has seen an explosion in natural gas extraction over the past decade. Yet state legislators cut education funding by 28 percent in the same period. What (...)
30 March | Cape Town, South Africa is experiencing a drought so severe that the local government has announced the city’s water taps will be shut off indefinitely in 2019. However, for the city’s Black and (...)
5 March | The Janus v. AFSCME case, now being argued in the Supreme Court, represents the latest of a series of attacks by the bosses on public sector unions. However, the strike led by the courageous (...)
Robert BelanoWilliam Lewis
1 February | In the midst of a crisis of both parties, what did Trump SOTU propose and what does it mean for working class and oppressed people?
5 December 2017 | The early Soviet Republic adopted more progressive policies toward Muslims than most Western “democracies” a century later. The following article examines the ways in which the Bolsheviks sought to (...)
23 October 2017 | On Sunday, Argentinians went to the polls for the second and final round of midterm elections. While the mainstream media celebrated the success of President Mauricio Macri's right-wing Cambiemos (...)
6 October 2017 | Sanders gave his most progressive foreign policy yet, but it still falls short of providing a real left alternative to the US imperialist agenda.
Robert BelanoTatiana Cozzarelli
5 September 2017 | Trump is expected to end the DACA program today, putting hundreds of thousands of young people in jeopardy of deportation. The action would reverse a hard-fought gain, however limited, of the (...)
Robert BelanoShreya Mahajan
17 August 2017 | The results of the first round in Argentina’s midterm elections point to a growing polarization in the country. The right-wing coalition of president Mauricio Macri consolidated its position, (...)
3 August 2017 | It is no easy feat to be deemed too vulgar, too boorish, or too volatile for the Trump Administration — but Anthony Scaramucci managed that distinction. And in somehow demonstrating his ability to (...)
19 April 2017 | The shocking election of Trump and the chaotic first months of his presidency have left many searching for an explanation of this unprecedented historical (...)
29 January 2017 | Workers and activists fight back against Trump by protesting at airports across the country. They have already won a partial victory.
5 December 2016 | The Lakota Sioux people have won a momentous victory in North Dakota: the Army Corps of Engineers declared it would not grant a permit to drill through their (...)
24 October 2016 | Voting for Hillary Clinton as the lesser evil will not defeat the reactionary movement Trump represents. It will only channel discontent away from the streets, hinder the development of a (...)
16 July 2016 | The Venezuelan crisis has sharpened dramatically in recent months, with skyrocketing inflation and widespread shortages of food and basic goods in poor and working class neighborhoods, which led (...)
Robert BelanoEduardo Molina
2 April 2016 | Without a doubt, the Bernie Sanders phenomenon offers new opportunities as well as potential pitfalls for the left in the U.S. We intend to discuss the positions of various socialist left parties (...)
15 February 2016 | With a 20% margin of victory, Bernie Sanders made a resounding statement in New Hampshire. What is the meaning of Sanders’ win and does the “democratic socialist” represent a challenge to capitalism (...)
22 January 2016 | The effects of Flint's health crisis caused by a change to the city's water supply have been devastating, including a dramatic spike in lead poisoning and an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. (...)
24 December 2015 | Black Lives Matter activists in Chicago have announced that they will hold a major demonstration on Christmas Eve in protest of the police killing of Laquan McDonald and the subsequent cover-up (...)
24 November 2015 | Earlier this month, the Catalan parliament moved ahead with a process of secession from Spain. The measure has been blocked by Spain’s highest courts and virulently opposed by neoliberal parties (...)
Juan Cruz FerreRobert Belano
7 November 2015 | Kshama Sawant, the nation's only openly socialist city council member was re-elected last Tuesday with more than 52% of the vote in the city of Seattle. Sawant, a member of Socialist Alternative, (...)
26 October 2015 | With no candidate earning enough to win outright in Sunday's elections, the top two mainstream candidates will compete in the second round in late November. Meanwhile the far left has earned its (...)