Statement on the Bombing in Syria

The Socialist Party condemns the indefensible bombing in Syria by the United States, United Kingdom, and France. Ordered by Donald Trump and his European cohorts, this attack represents a blatant escalation of U.S. involvement in a country and region already devastated by

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The Russian-Led Onslaught on Free Syria: A Crime Against Syrians, A Crime Against the World

Statement written by Zachary Medeiros, SPUSA Interntional Relations Committee Chair and passed by the SPUSA National Action Committee Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad have unleashed a new round of hell on Syrians. On November 15, while the world was still coming to

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Kissinger and Realpolitik: From Enlightenment to Barbarity

Editor’s Note: With this article, The Socialist completes its three-part series examining the continuing influence of Henry Kissinger’s pernicious conception of international “diplomacy,” today known as Realpolitik. In the first two installments, Mateo Pimentel (“Seeing Red”) and Steve Rossignol (“Lest We Forget”) recount

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Kissinger’s War Crimes: Lest We Forget

  Managing Editor’s Note: Steve Rossignol’s “Kissinger’s War Crimes: Lest We Forget” is the second in a series of three articles examining the history and persistence of Henry Kissinger’s pernicious conception of international “diplomacy,” today known as Realpolitik.  A reader asked after why the

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Seeing Red: Nixon and the 1970 Presidential Election in Chile

Editor’s Note: Mateo Pimentel’s “Seeing Red” is the first in a series of three articles examining the history and persistence of Henry Kissinger’s pernicious conception of international “diplomacy,” today known as Realpolitik. Perhaps the series is best read remembering Kissinger’s now infamous homily

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An American Revolutionary in Paris: French Workers and the Socialist Party of France (II)

Note from the Editor: This is the second installment of Michael Weinert’s article that is appearing as part of The Socialist’s celebration of May Day 2016. We invite our visitors to read Part I which was recently posted. Also, please take advantage of the link to

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An American Revolutionary in Paris: French Workers and the Socialist Party of France (I)

Note from the Editor: Michael Weinert’s article is appearing in The Socialist in two installments as part of its celebration of May Day 2016. We invite our readers to revisit The Socialist Webzine soon to enjoy the conclusion of Michael’s informative and insightful interviews with

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From “Victory at Sea” to “War Stories”: Some Things Never Change

Events of this past week are at least ironic when viewed through a 70-year-old lens. On September 2, the world reflected upon the destruction and carnage of its first nuclear conflict. On that date in 1945, a rapacious imperial Japanese military campaign

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