Status quo is unsustainable, and dangerous

We need a new vision to block the reactionary juggernaut led and funded by leading sections of finance capital, energy, defense and agribusiness.

Looking at Cuba in a regional context

The corporate media and especially the right in the U.S. are trying  to "prove" that socialism has only brought poverty to Cuba, but a look at the region shows this is not remotely true.

The class struggle - back by popular demand

This is a time of emerging and growing working class consciousness.Let's take a look at the specifics.

Some thoughts on the class struggle

The conflict between working people and corporate power permeates all aspects of society - but why can't the two sides just call a truce and live in peace?

Is socialism possible?

Given the unprecedented economic, political and military power of the U.S. ruling class, it may seem like a pipedream to believe that working people can ever take over.


World labor today

Last month's congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), in Vancouver, Canada was an eye-opener. Labor in every country to shift gears and rethink how to fight. But this congress gave a clear picture of how the crisis is bringing to life "workers of the world unite" in real time.

No other way to get there

There's no direct path to socialism - at every new stage of struggle, everybody has his or her opinion about what is to be done, and, not surprisingly, I do too.

Unwinding the BP spin

British Petroleum is now putting a special spin on the crisis caused by the explosion of its oil well in the Gulf of Mexico - and it's the most revolting spin yet.

CPUSA: A fighting spirit

Without any sense of hyperbole, the 29th convention of the Communist Party was a "home run."


Capitalism: Big surprises in recent polls

According to the conventional wisdom, the United States is a center-right country.

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