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Syria: Political Crisis, Political Solution

April 18, 2017 admin 0

We, the Red Party, absolutely oppose all military attacks on Syria and its people. There is nothing ‘humanitarian’ about imperialist intervention. This attack is being made in the interests of the American capitalist class and […]

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One Fewer Roadblock

December 3, 2016 admin 0

Fidel Castro’s death, while far from surprising given his advanced age and declining health, has renewed long-standing divisions – both among the U.S. ruling class and the left – on how to grapple with the […]

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Hoping for a Canadian Corbyn

January 18, 2016 admin 0

Canada shrugged off a decade of Conservative rule last October, ejecting Stephen Harper’s Conservatives from Regina in favor of a Liberal majority headed by Justin Trudeau. While much of the international media coverage surrounding the […]

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Trans-Pacific Partnership and National Illusions

November 7, 2015 admin 0

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a twelve nation transnational treaty – but one encompassing much more than tariffs – is now entering the public dialogue in a substantial way for the first time in the eight years […]

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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 […]

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The Long Decline of Polish Social Democracy

July 30, 2015 admin 0

Whenever you ask a Polish person about the left in contemporary Poland, they’ll most certainly tell you about SLD. The Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (Union of Democratic Left) formed first as an electoral alliance in 1991 […]

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U.S. Imperialism and Israel’s Role

June 11, 2015 Editor 0

(Originally published in the Weekly Worker) Let’s start by recalling four recent dates. In December last year Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu engineered a cabinet crisis, well before a general election was due – he […]

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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 […]

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The Class Struggle in Haiti

March 19, 2015 admin 0

In my last article, I concluded by noting the U.S.-sponsored coup against left-populist President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and the beginning of the country’s occupation by MINUSTAH, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti. Well-meaning but naive […]