Sam Gindin thinks that the Sanders campaign signals that the conditions are right for building a successful socialist movement. To do this the socialist left will have to build a party actually capable of contesting and taking power.
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Stories about Thinking Politically.
Jody Cummings explores the allegations over Russian hacking and the US election, warning us not to fall for the propaganda of a new cold war.
Attack on St. Louis Homeless Foreshadows Things to Come
by Don Fitz
The Socialist Imperative
“Houston, we’ve had a problem here”: A Bold, “Outside of the Box”
Suggestion for Addressing Climate Change and other Forms of Environmental Destruction
By Kim Scipes
A Guardian reporter who closely followed the rise of UKIP suggests that with 40% of the US workforce now engaged in various forms of contingent work with no semblance of job security, the left needs to rethink its historic focus on work as the central aspect of people’s identity.
Phyllis Bennis addresses current debates on the left around Syria, suggesting that the priority has to be on steps to end the war.
The iconic feminist author discusses important lessons from the rise of neo-fascist politics in Hungary and how they apply to the present-day US.
Exploring his nefarious history, and close ties to the likes of Nixon operative C. Colson and E. Price of Blackwater infamy, who was a $100K contributor to the Trump campaign.
Christian Parenti's analysis of the Trump phenomenon and why it was able to prevail.