Even under socialism, doctors and lawyers will receive higher salaries than custodians, postal workers, cashiers, and fast food workers.
The impulse for large-scale, government-led democratic socialist reforms could produce the qualitative transformation Marx counted on.
Globalization is unstoppable. Even war will only produce a pause in the process. But its shape, boundaries, and direction are all subject to initiative.
While Greece is a tiny country and Syriza a new party of the left, their success in overcoming the current crisis would give fresh momentum to people in Europe and woldwide.
The current crisis in Greece and the Eurozone is fluid and far from settled.
Gretchen Morgenson isn't a household name, and probably never will be. But on Wall Street, everybody knows her.
President's Obama's State of the Union address included a welcome centerpiece proposal taxing finance capital and the rich, and giving it to the middle class and poor.
We are faced with a choice of who will pay to rebuild our infrastructure, educate our children, and transition to a green economy.
A section of the keynote to the Communist Party USA 30th National Convention, June 13-15, 2014. It was delivered on the convention's opening day by outgoing National Chair Sam Webb.
For socialist and progressive working-class forces, breaking out of marginalization is the key political challenge of our time.