The Left

The Green Party and Socialist Strategy

February 28, 2016 admin 1

While the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign has re-oriented a section of the socialist movement around his candidacy, and indirectly the Democratic Party, some of these groups recognize the need for a Plan B if Sanders […]

USA

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 […]

USA

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. […]

International

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 […]

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 […]

The Left

Theses on Electoral Tactics

July 27, 2015 admin 3

The Red Party’s call for a socialist alliance, first expressed in the January edition of this paper, has come under scrutiny from some comrades over the last few months. Given this, along with some stirrings […]

USA

Statement on Charleston

June 21, 2015 admin 0

The Red Party condemns Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Charleston, South Carolina, where white supremacist Dylan Roof killed nine Black worshippers at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church during a routine Bible study meeting. This […]

Statements

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 Left

Is an American Syriza in the Cards?

March 18, 2015 admin 9

Readers of this paper will likely already be aware that on January 25th, snap elections in crisis-ridden Greece unseated the conservative-lead government in favor of the Coalition of the Radical Left (Syriza by its Greek […]

USA

For a Socialist Alliance in 2016!

January 17, 2015 admin 4

It’s only January, but it already feels as though 2016 is here. The highest expression of American democracy – let that sink in for a moment – is swinging into gear, with Hillary Clinton’s candidacy […]