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Activism, Bureaucracy and the Long Road Ahead

July 17, 2017 admin 0

Surveying recent decades of the U.S. socialist movement is a morbid task. From the 1990s until recently, discussion of socialism was a topic relegated to the ideological trashcan. The fall of the USSR infamously ushered […]

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Stephen Bannon: Leninist?

May 16, 2017 admin 0

Since Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the presidential election the Democrats have come up with a number of narratives to absolve Clinton and themselves of any faults or blame. There has been no […]

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Toward Building Tomorrow: Expertise and Dual Power

February 6, 2017 admin 0

Revolutionary socialist parties, whether they be classed-based or driven by other means of alignment, have often had trouble functioning in the parliamentary and Anglo-American context if they also engaged in dual power strategies. The reasons […]

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Lenin’s Letter to American Socialists

January 24, 2015 admin 0

In 1915, World War I was bringing not only unprecedented slaughter to Europe’s working class but also a political collapse of the Socialist International, most of those parties backed their “own” imperialist ruling classes against the […]