Limited government: good in 1787, a fraud today

By 1816, Thomas Jefferson was warning that our new government would have to "crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations."

Not just any movement

Only a particular kind of movement has the capacity to challenge the array of forces on the other side of the class struggle at this juncture.

Health care reform: One battle won, more battles to come

The signing into law of the new health care reform package has all the earmarks of a historic victory in more ways than one.


People's movement asserts new power

It appears that the grassroots movement that helped elect Obama and the Democratic Congress has reemerged. Even the president himself hit the road, mobilizing folks.

How capitalist health care lets women die

The United States ranks 41st in maternal mortality. Between 1987 and 2006, the U.S. rate doubled, from 6.6 deaths per 100,000 births to 13.3 deaths.


Getting to a doctor versus romanticizing the revolution

I run a Communist YouTube channel for young people, and I'm noticing some of them are romanticizing revolution but forgetting about the working class - for example, on health care.


Health care victory

We join with those who hail this legislation both as a measure that will save lives now and begin curbing the insurance industry, and as a giant first step to further reforms.


Health care: Keep the pressure on

Bravo to the health care activists who are cranking out the phone calls and participating in rallies across the country to say "finish reform right," despite stalled negotiations on Capitol Hill.

Families endure health care ‘crucible of pain’

My 88-year-old mom, who fell and broke her arm some eight weeks ago, had to endure a two-pronged battle - with herself and with the health care system.

Did you know Hillary was a pinko?

The mainstream media, via The Washington Post, has apparently seen fit to join the rabid right's revival of the old anti-Communist crusade.

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