Do we really think people who contribute what they can deserve to be homeless, under-educated, hungry, and lacking basic medical care?
Socialism is a process of social transformation which includes the democratizing of society as well as the transformation of the agents of change.
American football is full of metaphors and paradoxes. The NFL is the most socialistic framework and business model in all of professional sports.
Sanders' campaign for president certainly has elevated the discussion on socialism to a national stage. But what does it mean?
Bernie Sanders may or may not win the Democratic presidential nomination, but he has already put socialism into the mainstream political debate in the U.S.
While the meltdown of the Soviet Union didn't trigger capital's worldwide offensive, it did constitute a sea change in the balance of power and changed the dynamics of struggle.
She cared deeply about connections: between teaching and activism, art and labor, history and practice, and above all, between people.
As a socialist, I support Bernie Sanders. But what if the role of a socialist is in fact to support Hillary?
Bernie is dealing with real issues: control the 1 % has over the country, power of money in elections, massive disparity between the ultra-rich and millions who live in poverty.
Not since the days of Eugene Debs' bid for the presidency from his prison cell has a socialist candidate garnered so much attention and support.