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

Party or Bust

May 10, 2016 admin 0

Socialist Alternative’s front “Movement for Bernie” is distributing an online petition calling for Bernie Sanders to run as an independent. Petition can be seen here.1 Nearly twenty thousand signatures, calling for Bernie Sanders to run […]

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

What Political Alternative to Sanders?

July 29, 2015 admin 1

In a previous article in the Red Vine, I overviewed a probable trajectory of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, noting that, at least as the campaign and the candidate are concerned, any upsurge for the (broadly-defined) left […]

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

Seeing $Green

June 9, 2015 admin 0

June 6th in Minneapolis saw the march against tar sand extraction, bitumen oil pipelines and “bomb trains” (crude oil shipments by rail that have a bad habit of spilling.) It began with an indigenous tribal water […]

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 […]

ACR

Anti-Capitalist Radio Episode 55

May 31, 2014 admin 0

On this episode of Anti-Capitalist Radio, our hosts discuss: The roots of the far-right, xenophobic Modi / BJP landslide victory in India (:00) The culture of misogyny behind the Santa Barbara massacre (:22) 15Now’s decision to […]