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Inside Hakeem Jeffries’ Quiet Standoff With the Left

Ursula Perano and Sam Brody The Daily Beast
The tension at the heart of Jeffries’ relationship with the key progressive bloc of his party could shape how the newly minted leader approaches his task as the first new House Democratic leader in two decades.

Mobilisation in Russia: A Perspective From the Left

Left East Left East
Putin has announced a “partial” mobilisation. What does it mean? We asked a group of left activists, journalists, and sociologists from Russia who have run the anti-war media “Nevoina” (“Notowar”) since the beginning of the full-scale invasion.

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Sixties Radicals Recall Fighting Times in US Labor

Steve Early Portside
The University of Wisconsin at Madison was a hotbed of student radicalism in the 1960s. and left-wing activists there were among the first of their generation to organize around issues related to their own mis-treatment as workers.

In Wealthy City, a Marxist Mayor Wins Over Voters

Denise Hruby New York Times
Yes, this Communist politician in Graz, Austria, wants to redistribute wealth, but a focus on housing, her own modest lifestyle and a hard childhood have helped her popularity.

AOC in Conversation With Noam Chomsky: The Way Forward

Laura Flanders interviewing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Noam Chimsky Jacobin
At 93, Noam Chomsky is the most important leftist intellectual alive. At 32, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is one of our most important leftist elected officials. The two recently spoke about our prospects for winning a better world.
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