Opinion

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Venezuelan official explains left wing losses to U.S. audience

The best way forward is to "deepen" the revolution by expanding the role of the Communal Councils and pushing for even more grassroots democracy.

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John Reid, 68: 1199SEIU champion for workers and social justice

A strong and deeply respected leader in the labor movement, Reid will be remembered as a champion for working people.

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Back in the USSR: setting the record straight

While the meltdown of the Soviet Union didn't trigger capital's worldwide offensive, it did constitute a sea change in the balance of power and changed the dynamics of struggle.

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Thank you, Rosalyn Baxandall: socialist-feminist pioneer

She cared deeply about connectionsbetween teaching and activism, art and labor, history and practice, and above all, between people.

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The significance of the socialist candidate

Bernie Sanders states that common people must unite and fight the one percent to restore democracy that has been hijacked by billionaires.

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The Silicon Valley ideology: online bias and technology

In addition to the Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace, what seems to be needed is an Internet Bill of Rights and a Cyber-Civil Rights Act.

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Bernie, Hillary, and me: Can’t we all just get along?

As a socialist, I support Bernie Sanders. But what if the role of a socialist is in fact to support Hillary? 

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Millennials vs. Baby Boomers: Which is the true problem generation?

Perhaps Baby-Boomers and Millennials shouldn't be as much at odds as the media would want everyone to believe.

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Pope Francis offers the world a prophetic voice

We must not sacrifice people at the "altar of money" - the pope calls on us to amend our ways so we can meet the challenges of climate change, poverty, war, and division.

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The battle lines are drawn: Rightwing neosecession or Third Reconstruction

We are at a pivotal point in a 35-year long rightwing offensive, begun with the Reagan victory in 1980; neo-secession must be met by a renewed motion for freedom and social justice.

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