How does a workers’ state morph into an imperialist wannabe?
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No more bailouts for bankers & speculators. Open the books. Nationalize banking and insurance under the management of workers’ committees. • Let workers audit allegedly failing companies; make the results public. • Send corporate crooks to jail. Redirect war spending. Put the Pentagon’s $700 billion-plus budget into retraining soldiers and workers for peacetime production and… Read more »
This rally was organized by the International Socialist Organization, Democratic Socialists of America, and Workers’ Voice/La Voz de los Trabajadores, who encouraged everyone to gather at a nearby park rather than directly confront the far right. Socialist Alternative and Socialist Action were among its endorsers.
A century ago, millions of working people were dying so that the richest capitalist countries could carve up the globe among them. In Russia, the people were suffering wartime deaths and starvation on top of suffocating repression by an all-powerful monarchy. On International Women’s Day 1917 (in February by the old Russian calendar), women textile… Read more »
Publicamos fragmentos del documento titulado “Standing on the Edge of Something Big” (“Estamos ante algo grande”), emitido por la convención del FSP de septiembre de 2016. Estas secciones analizan la naturaleza económica y política de estos tiempos y la historia que condujo a la realidad actual. Otras examinan el decline de la democracia capitalista; las… Read more »
Can reform be the route to radical change?
This year marks the 150th anniversary of Volume I of Marx’s Capital, a book with the most profound impact on human society of any political work in history.
It’s the 150th anniversary of the publication of Capital, Volume I. Ever wondered what the fuss was all about? Get together with a group of friends and check it out.
What the hell is going on over at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)? Have socialists or some malcontents infiltrated the place with the aim of bringing it down from the inside? Nah. It is just three research wonks who wrote a document saying that the benefits of “neoliberalism” may have been “oversold.” The IMF acts… Read more »
The massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando has produced a national wave of anguish and righteous anger, especially among LGBTQ and Latina/o communities, at the loss of so many promising young lives. Now the search for answers has begun. Most politicians blame global terrorism in some fashion, from the explicitly anti-Muslim bigotry of Donald Trump… Read more »