On May 12, The Socialist published a blog by Leila Al Shami, “The ‘Anti-Imperialism’ of Fools,” that condemned April protests against a missile attack on Syria by the U.S., the United Kingdom, and France. She writes, “In fact, the slogan ‘Hands off
Memes aside, what would Elon Musk’s business and world look like if he really were a socialist and not just a Twitter troll billionaire? Foremost, he wouldn’t be the CEO – CEOs don’t exist in a socialist model of business. Instead, Musk’s
“Daddy, what’s socialism?” My ten-year-old daughter asked me this question over breakfast one morning in Chicago. We were in the city for Independence Day weekend. I was attending the Socialism 2015 conference, and she and her mom came along to enjoy some
A research team led by scientists at Harvard’s T.H. Chan Public School of Health published a study in The New England Journal of Medicine that illustrated that 4,645 human lives were lost in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. This
I am a Socialist. I am also a manager. I try to wake up and go to work every day with the mindset to help make life in capitalism as bearable as possible for the people I work with. It’s not amazing.
“Would the owner of an ounce of dignity please contact the mall security?” – The Locust What Justin Pearson has done and continues to do as an artist isn’t going to be for everyone. It’s a challenge. Perhaps it’s a threat. Notes
The socialist feminist Crystal Catherine Eastman, once well-known, has been largely forgotten in today’s America – undeservedly so. I have written this article in 2018 on the 90th-year anniversary of her death to bring her life and legacy once again to the public
Rare indeed are the times when members of the radical left – that disheveled mass of ideological zealots, utopian reformists, militant radicals and everything beyond and between – are afforded the opportunity to simply celebrate their alliance with the revolutionary resistance and
More pay! More Free time! More Control! You deserve more. Almost everyone who works for a living earns much, much less than they could. You earn much less than you could. How will you change that? For more than 40 years, wages
Hate groups are similar to a virus. They spread to the next generation by throwing off the baggage of their old self, but at their core is the same disease. To understand them is to inoculate ourselves against the bigotry they advocate.