Benjamin Gantz in military fatiugues, carrying a rifle, next to a photo of Benjamin Netanyahu sitting at a desk smiling while talking on a telephone.

Israeli elections: turmoil at the top, no democracy in sight

As hard-right, pro-war politics prevail, world opinion is no longer uncritical of anti-Palestinian Israel.
International, middle east
Eleven people of color sit around a table covered with papers and snacks, their reflections visible in a window behind them.

High spirits and strong resolve

Freedom Socialist Party members and friends convene to analyze U.S. and world events and plan forward action.
A man chips off part of the Berlin Wall, which is covered with graffiti.

Fall of the Berlin Wall, 30 years on

It wasn’t really about the “death of communism.” It was about the failure of Stalinism, to which capitalism has hardly been an answer to celebrate.
Hillary Clinton conjures up a new “red” threat

Hillary Clinton conjures up a new “red” threat

On the centennial of the Palmer Raids, Clinton is reviving commie baiting by calling Green Party leader a “Russian asset.” Warning to all lefties — beware of embedding with Democrats!
Editorial, elections, socialism
Young climate combatants call for racial, global justice

Young climate combatants call for racial, global justice

Youthful organizers inject urgency and multi-issue politics into this critical movement.
How the impeachment of Trump exposes the rot at the core of the two-party system

How the impeachment of Trump exposes the rot at the core of the two-party system

Switching in Pence for Trump: worthless. Exposing fundamental rot in the system: priceless.
theory, U.S. Politics