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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 […]

USA

Considering Chelsea

January 23, 2017 admin 0

My twenty-three years on this earth feel like a thousand. I carry a knife and pepper spray to take out my trash. I am a closeted transgender American. I am not closeted by choice; I […]

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Trump and 2017

November 10, 2016 admin 0

Donald Trump’s electoral victory demonstrates, with stark consequences, that the Democratic Party’s strategy of triangulation has hit a dead end. Hillary Clinton, a personification of the ‘political establishment’ which has so transparently acted against the […]

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Nothing to Lose But Your Chains

August 23, 2016 admin 0

On August 10, around 40 people of varying tendencies and backgrounds showed up in front of Durham County Prison in North Carolina, nestled downtown across from the Durham Performing Arts Center. Their purpose was to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

The Left

Letters, January 2016

January 21, 2016 admin 0

R.I.P. Alan Rickman News of renowned actor Alan Rickman’s death swept social media on January 14. Even though he’s most widely known by millennials for his role as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter series, Rickman’s career […]

USA

Vote Soltysik!

January 17, 2016 admin 2

America’s uniquely long election season is now swinging into gear – with the Iowa caucuses only a month away, the contest to determine who will be the next CEO of world imperialism will be officially […]

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Why MLK Had to Die

June 1, 2015 admin 0

Many people are familiar with the peaceful monk-like image of Martin Luther King Jr. that is so popular.  In reality, the story of Dr. King has been sanitized, polished, and glorified.  We’ve all heard the […]

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Flynn: Do You Believe in Patriotism?

January 31, 2015 admin 0

Do you believe in patriotism? What an odd question to ask revolutionists! Might it not be better put, “American Socialists, have you the courage of your principles? Shall it be ‘America First’ or ‘Workers of […]