ACR Supplement to Episode 70

May 29, 2015 Editor 0

The social and human cost of extraction – discussion on The Pipeline and the Paradigm: Keystone XL, Tar Sands and the Battle to Defuse the Carbon Bomb by Samuel Avery


Beyond “Money in Politics”

May 29, 2015 Editor 1

(The following is based on a presentation at the “Democracy and the 1%” public forum in Iowa City, IA.) The question of getting “big money out of politics” is an important one. In recognizing the […]


South Africa: Loyalists Ready to Walk

May 29, 2015 Editor 0

(Originally published in the Weekly Worker.) As the Congress of South African Trade Unions edges towards a formal split, one of the central underlying questions that has helped to fuel the Cosatu crisis is currently […]


Labor and the Iowa Caucuses

May 28, 2015 admin 0

The Iowa AFL-CIO News May 2015 reports on a Working Families Summit in Ames on the 16th, sponsored by the trade unions and the liberal organization Progress Iowa. Coincidentally or not, the small city of […]


The Sanders Trajectory

May 27, 2015 admin 7

Debates within the realm of mainstream bourgeois politics are largely about style and rhetoric over substance. This probably goes double in the case of presidential primaries, where the goal is more to rally enough of […]

The Left

Service à la russe

May 26, 2015 admin 3

(Read Ben Seattle’s letter here.) Since you began with an introduction I thought I would as well. My name is Miah, and I have been a communist for four years this upcoming August. My first […]

The Left

Women, Work and the Second Shift

May 25, 2015 admin 0

Women today remain disadvantaged in the work environment and socially compared to men even though women are now legally equal to men in most aspects in most countries, glaring inequality still remains in a key […]


After Baltimore, What?

May 25, 2015 admin 0

As the bourgeois media turns its shallow and reliably fickle attention away from last month’s uprising in Baltimore, the socialist left should ask itself what the next likely steps are – and what role it […]

The Red Vine

The Red Vine: Issue #12

May 25, 2015 admin 0

In this issue: After Baltimore, What? Women, Work and the Second Shift Why MLK Had to Die Beyond Money in Politics Labor and the Iowa Caucuses Party Update Letters


ACR Episode 70

May 24, 2015 admin 0

Memorial Day (0:00) Tar Sands Resistance March in St. Paul (4:40) Bernie Sanders and Democracy (11:00) USPS Privatization (18:00)