A section of the keynote to the Communist Party USA 30th National Convention, June 13-15, 2014. It was delivered on the convention's opening day by outgoing National Chair Sam Webb.
For socialist and progressive working-class forces, breaking out of marginalization is the key political challenge of our time.
Ideas and ideologies are rarely if ever free from class interests. If there ever were a controversy that validated the truth of that, the continuing "debate" over austerity fills the bill.
The austerity regimes imposed on the European working class have resulted in millions of working people rejecting the traditional mainstream capitalist parties .
In 2010, economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff (know in the econ trade as "R & R") released a paper, "Growth in a Time of Debt."
One thing is apparent to anyone who has studied Cuban society as Esteban Morales has: the subject of racism is far from "taboo" in Cuba.
By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.
What should we be teaching people, most especially the youth about the holiday season?
I find the rant against governmental regulatory power bizarre, though not surprising. Will has a lot of - I'll be polite - nerve to complain about regulatory overreach
Thereby hangs a typical Irish tale filled with metaphors, parallels, and some pretty serious weirdness.