Opinion

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What would U.S. socialism look like?

I am often asked thought-provoking questions about U.S. socialism and what it would look like. My reply is something like this.

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Wall Street doesn’t know what “enough” means

As the lords of finance are showing us, in the present era of capitalist development even small victories on the progressive side of the ledger are never secure.

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Capitalism bad for the environment, says book

Specific themes and topics of the book include the anti-nuclear movement and the needed unification of environmentalists and unions.

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Happy Easter: a new world is coming

The real message of Easter speaks powerfully to everyone, whatever their religious belief or unbelief.

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“My Perestroika”: Russians cope with capitalism in fascinating documentary

Few films released in the West have shown how the transition from socialism has affected Russians and other Eastern Europeans.

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Video: "From Wisconsin to Washington, stand up for jobs, workers' rights and peace"

NEW YORK - The CPUSA held its First Annual Conference in New York City, today, April 16.

The depressing future of men?

As this century progresses more and more men will be afflicted with psychological depression

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Poem of the week: Marge Piercy and workers of the world

Marge Piercy's writing almost always focuses on working class women and wide-ranging social concerns including a lifelong commitment to progressive social change.

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Is democracy inherent in socialism?

That's how it should be, but, as history teaches, socialism is democratic only if we make it so.

New poll: Americans disagree with Republicans on Social Security, Medicare

The Republican leadership is setting itself up on a crash course with the sentiments of the American people - Democrats, independents and Republicans alike, according to a just-released poll.

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