Mimi Soltysik: “Kick Capitalism’s Ass”

September 14, 2015 admin 1

Last year, this paper carried an interview with Emidio “Mimi” Soltysik, a Socialist Party USA candidate for the California State Assembly. Now he’s seeking the SPUSA nomination for its presidential campaign. I spoke with him on […]


New Democrats: Site of Struggle

September 13, 2015 admin 0

Next month’s federal election in Canada bears notice for working class partisans south of the border, representing something of a break with politics-as-usual. Voters are turning away from the Conservatives, who have been in power […]

The Left

A Tale of Two Lefts

September 12, 2015 admin 2

The United States isn’t the only country to have someone considered a “socialist outsider” challenging the establishment of its primary center-left party; in Great Britain, long-time Member of Parliament Jeremy Corbyn mounted a campaign to […]