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 […]

USA

Midterm Elections and the Politics of Despair

November 11, 2014 admin 0

The triumphant conservative talking heads and the loud pots-and-pans media banging on about the right-wing midterm results should take a moment to consider the whole picture. November 4th wasn’t so much a Republican victory as […]

USA

Turn Out for… What?

October 14, 2014 admin 0

Rock the Vote’s new viral video1, aimed at boosting turnout for next month’s midterm elections among the so-called millennial generation, is symbolic of how bankrupt modern day U.S. politics have become. “Turn Out for What?” […]

The Left

Socialist Electoral Conference Talks Tactics

August 9, 2014 admin 0

Fifteen people, myself included, attended the Socialist Electoral Alliance’s first national videoconference on August 6th. The SEA is an initiative of the Campaign for a United Socialist Party (CUSP), although the relationship between the two […]

ACR

Anti-Capitalist Radio Episode 59

July 15, 2014 admin 0

In brief: Israel’s assault on Gaza; Puerto Rico economic crunch (0:00) Citizens for Community Improvement, Iowa affiliate of National People’s Action, convention report back: strong words, weak strategy (6:00) Socialist Electoral Alliance kickoff conference; SPUSA […]