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One hundred years after the Russian Revolution and 50 years after the revolutionary general strike in France in 1968, many on the left question whether the working class has a central role in changing society....

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As soon as one Trump crisis fades, another one appears. The recent events around Trump and the Mueller investigation are a whirlwind of hard-to-follow developments in the increasingly polarized and nightmarish American politics. But the...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional primary victory in July has brightened the spotlight on democratic socialism. Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), defeated Joe Crowley, one of the leaders of the establishment Democrats...

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The 2018 Illinois Democratic Party primaries have further revealed the pro-corporate Democratic machine’s weakening grip on politics in the state and in the city of Chicago. The establishment’s reduced position could be seen earlier in...

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We live an era of social crisis. In the year since Trump ascended to the White House, big debates have opened up about how to stop his reactionary agenda and a new generation of young...

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The Legacy of October Today

November 15, 2017

In a world dominated by billionaires and big business, with widespread poverty, racism, sexism and environmental destruction, the question of who runs society is a vital one. One hundred years ago, in October 1917 in...

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This summer the Gulf region and the Carribbean were pummeled by a record-breaking series of hurricanes knocking out infrastructure and devastating the lives of thousands. Wildfires have ripped through the western United States, incinerating homes...

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In mid September Bernie Sanders launched his long-promised improved Medicare for All plan, a first for the Senate and an historic step forward in the fight for genuine universal health care. Medicare for All, one...

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In early 2016, an Oxfam study showed that just 62 people owned as much wealth as half the world’s population—a truly staggering figure. Now, less than two years later, global economic inequality has since skyrocketed...

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What will it take to defeat Trump’s agenda and to win the progressive policies that Bernie Sanders campaigned for and millions of Americans support? With the 2018 mid-term elections looming, should working people continue the...

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