Reader Comments: Sanders Political Revolution; Global Authoritarianism; White Supremacy and Terrorism; Immigrant Workers; Jews Disloyal ?!?; David Koch; Puerto Rico; Kashmir; Neoliberalism; Socialist Labor Activism; Climate Strike; Fall Calendar;
Jacob Swenson-Lengyel; Will Tanzman and Marta Popadiak
Chicago’s 2019 municipal elections delivered significant victories for socialists and progressives. These wins come after years of work by unions and community groups - may provide a model for organizers in other cities looking for progressive change
Reader Comments, Julia Salazar victory; Hurricane Maria one year later; International Movement against New Right-Wing Axis; Second Amendment; Public Libraries in Civil Society; Resources; Announcements-Chicago, Boston; Bay Area, New York; and more..
Libby Nelson and Zack Beauchamp; Working Families Party
The latest win for the insurgent progressive movement within the Democratic Party is in a New York State Senate district. Julia Salazar is headed to the State Senate after toppling a long-serving incumbent in her Brooklyn district.
Reader Comments: Guilty Please, Convictions, Rotten at the Top; Electoral Tactics; Puerto Rico - Readers Disagree with Portside Post; Space Force?; Catholic Church Sex Scandal; Dakota Access Charges Dropped; Strikes; Announcements; and more...
Raoul Peck’s The Young Karl Marx is the best buddy movie since George Roy Hill’s Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid in 1969. It’s also among the most important films in decades, bringing to a mass audience not just the revolutionary ideas of Marx and his friend and collaborator Frederick Engels in the early days of modern capitalism, but an approach to politics and history that still has no peer.
Democrats should be running on their own wedge issues and saying look, the Republicans want to take Medicaid away from your family, from your neighbors, from your friends. If you’re here in Appalachia and say you don’t know someone covered by Medicaid, that’s not true. Democrats should be using that issue like a damn cudgel and beating Republicans with it in 2018.