Vote Soltysik!

January 17, 2016 admin 2

America’s uniquely long election season is now swinging into gear – with the Iowa caucuses only a month away, the contest to determine who will be the next CEO of world imperialism will be officially […]


Feel the Bern!

December 23, 2015 admin 0

As a liberal socialist, Bernie Sanders has my vote for 2016. Here’s why you should vote for him too. Bernie Sanders will do his part to make socialism happen here. I mean he even calls […]


‘No Child Left Behind’ Left Behind

December 22, 2015 admin 0

Countless teachers and parents breathed a sign of relief in early December when the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the Bush era neoliberal counter-reform of education policy passed in 2002, finally expired. NCLB was […]


Refugee Solidarity Beyond Platitudes

December 20, 2015 admin 0

Donald Trump’s latest inflammatory statement, that the federal government should enact a “total and complete shutdown of all Muslims entering the United States”, has drawn indignant anger from across the ruling class and its institutions. […]


A Class Program for Refugees and Migrants

November 27, 2015 admin 0

The xenophobic attitudes on display from the Republican presidential candidates, embodied by Donald Trump and his painting of an entire nation as drug dealers, criminals and rapists (and some good people, he assumes) are disgusting, […]


Bonus Army: Bullets & Gas for the Vets! (1932)

November 11, 2015 admin 0

Veterans Day is upon us, the annual zenith of the U.S. ruling class promotion of soldier-worship as a state religion. Beneath this ideological cover, which claims to go “beyond politics”, the official veneration of soldiers […]


Blackboards and Badges

November 9, 2015 admin 0

By now most readers will have already seen the cell phone video1 that caught national attention showing “Officer Slam” – a.k.a Senior Deputy Ben Fields – flipping, body-slamming and arresting an unnamed student at Spring […]


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 […]


Rebellion on the Right

October 1, 2015 admin 0

(Originally published in the Weekly Worker.) The opening rounds of the 2016 presidential campaign are clearly demonstrating that the US is far from immune from the political polarisation now taking place across Europe. The expectations of […]


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 […]