The Left

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]