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

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 […]

The Left

Programme and Party

February 15, 2015 Editor 0

(Editor’s note: The following article was originally published in the Weekly Worker. The “Socialist Workers Party” referred to in the article is the British Trotskyist organization founded by Tony Cliff, previously aligned with the U.S. […]

The Left

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 […]

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 […]