environmentEspañolYoung climate combatants call for racial, global justiceYouthful organizers inject urgency and multi-issue politics into this critical movement.U.S. PoliticsHow the impeachment of Trump exposes the rot at the core of the two-party systemSwitching in Pence for Trump: worthless. Exposing fundamental rot in the system: priceless.Radical WomenRenewed feminist and labor resistance forces the hand of the Iranian police stateTrue stories of brave women radicals standing up to Iranian government and winning freedom with international help.laborReturn of the strike: labor’s ranks are getting their mojo backU.S. labor flexes its collective power with major strikes by Chicago teachers and GM auto workers.socialismEspañolHigh spirits and strong resolve at Freedom Socialist Party conventionMulti-racial, multi-generational FSP gathering lays plans for the future.InternationalImperialist rivalry fans flames of war and genocide in SyriaThe Kurds and other rebels need international solidarity around overthrowing capitalism — breeding ground of permanent war.CorporationsThe corporate bankruptcy scamHow the rich get richer by going broke in a scam that steals from the working-class public.Public healthWater crisis in Newark, New JerseyAn interview with educator and activist Yvette Jordan.middle eastIsraeli elections: turmoil at the top, no democracy in sightAs hard-right, pro-war politics prevail, world opinion is no longer uncritical of anti-Palestinian Israel.electionsWhy do so few vote?Along with voter suppression, there's the elephant in the room: voter disgust with the absence of real choices.Book ReviewNew insights into Marx’s environmentalismBased on revelatory findings in Marx's unpublished notebooks, Kohei Saito identifies the author of Capital as the first ecosocialist.Movie ReviewJoker: Just another comic book movie?Or does it say something about the world?Why I JoinedDesperately seeking socialism; also found feminism – Why I joined the Freedom Socialist PartyEmma Allen explains how it all came together for her, leaving no one out.soapboxA different kind of water warriorsPlumber Amy Gray-Schlink tells the story of fighting for safety measures at the San Francisco Water Department.EditorialFall of the Berlin Wall, 30 years onIt 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.EditorialHillary Clinton conjures up a new “red” threatOn 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!EditorialTake that, Amazon! Sawant wins againSeattle voters said “Hell no!” to red-baiting billionaires, and defeated five of the seven Amazon-backed candidates for City Council! Up-front socialist Kshama Savant was especially targeted — and won.laborLabor Weather Report, December 2019A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle in Bagladesh, Zimbabwe, and France.LettersLetters to the editor — December 2019Readers’ opinions and fight-back announcements.