Seventy-three percent of polled Americans believe corruption in government is widespread; but there is a more subtle form of corruption, even less transparent.
I was struck by the incredible breadth and grassroots depth of this sea of humanity streaming through the streets of New York. A mass movement has emerged!
Clad in shades of blue to illustrate the wave of action to come, the activists of Flood Wall Street gathered first at the tip of Manhattan in Battery Park for a rally, teach-in, and breakfast.
We are faced with a choice of who will pay to rebuild our infrastructure, educate our children, and transition to a green economy.
"The return of plutocracy to America was no accident. The drastic decline in market competition has been a result of conscious political decisions."
In Christie's own words, one can see what he really stands for. His praise of Walker, the Koch-owned governor of Wisconsin, shows his true political colors.
Sawant made national - and international - news after becoming the first socialist elected to the Seattle city council.
It has been 96 years since the Russian Revolution and 22 years since the Soviet Union, collapsed and broke into pieces, and the world lost much in that collapse.
For socialist and progressive working-class forces, breaking out of marginalization is the key political challenge of our time.
Unemployment, joblessness, and the devastation they bring to every worker everywhere is endemic to capitalism.