Having gains rolled back is a bitter experience. Personally, I'm tired of fighting for the same things again and again.
There cannot be many socialist movements in the world today that are avowedly, militantly atheist. Those days are over.
Any kind of socialism that isn't working to combat racism and sexism isn't being practical at all, not to mention realistic.
If the "playing field" is to be level for African-Americans, those who profited from slavery and racism must make amends. Yes, I mean reparations.
I'll start by saying I don't believe in utopia, and I don't trust utopians.
This column is the author's response to Paul Krugman's column in the April 15, 2016 edition of the New York Times.
The essence of socialism is the replacement of the capitalist class and private corporate power by the working class and allied forces.
The phenomenal success of the Sanders campaign has put his self-styled democratic socialist agenda into the mainstream political conversation.
In my working hypothesis, there are three key dimensions to a socialism of the 21st century.
In every age, scientific reasoning takes a beating from entrenched prejudices, fears, and hatreds.