USA

Trump and 2017

November 10, 2016 admin 0

Donald Trump’s electoral victory demonstrates, with stark consequences, that the Democratic Party’s strategy of triangulation has hit a dead end. Hillary Clinton, a personification of the ‘political establishment’ which has so transparently acted against the […]

USA

Voting Recommendations and Maps

November 4, 2016 admin 0

In January, the Red Party endorsed Mimi Soltysik / Angela Walker of the Socialist Party USA for President, on the basis that the SPUSA ticket gives an opportunity to cast a vote for independent working […]

The Left

Elections and the Catch-22

October 14, 2016 admin 0

Donald Parkinson’s recent polemic and call for an electoral strategy for communist politics strikes a delicate balance in the abstentionism and social democracy debates, but still leaves many questions for those of us agnostic on […]

The Left

Toward a Communist Electoral Strategy

October 12, 2016 admin 0

(Originally published by the Communist League of Tampa) Participation in electoral politics, and therefore an electoral strategy, are essential if communists are going to gain public legitimacy as a serious political force. Election cycles are […]

USA

Prime-Time Greens

August 22, 2016 admin 0

While still highly marginalized by the official opinion-makers that make up the capitalist media, the inclusion of the Green Party’s Jill Stein / Ajamu Baraka ticket on a prime-time CNN Presidential “Town Hall”1 speaks to […]

The Left

Left Strategy and 2016

August 21, 2016 admin 0

Now that Bernie Sanders has given his full-throated support to Hillary Clinton, the sections of the left that backed his primary campaign – and those that didn’t – are grappling with how to advance socialist […]

The Left

Letters, February 2016

March 1, 2016 admin 0

Unfair treatment of WWP presidential campaign The article on red-party.com expressing support for Soltysik is ambiguous on a very good many points. The only substantive reason why socialists should support Soltysik and the SPUSA candidate […]

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 […]