Open Letter to Massachusetts Bernie Sanders Supporters

From the Socialist Party Boston Local May 2016   The 2016 Presidential campaign has been remarkable in bringing back socialism into American political discourse. The United States has historically had a vibrant and deep socialist tradition and politics – but this has been

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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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Bill Scher Interviews the SPUSA’s Pat Noble

Bill Scher is a Contributing Editor for Politico Magazine, the senior writer at the Campaign for America’s Future, and co-host of the Bloggingheads.tv show “The DMZ.” This interview was conducted during January 2016 as part of Bill’s reporting for Politico Magazine on how long-standing socialist parties have

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Donald Trump and America’s “Night of the Long Knives”

Words matter. Sometimes they do because they express truth, yet often because they only convince. Propagandists understand this well and congenitally favor persuasion over accuracy. The rhetoric of the current presidential election season is seasoned with spicy epithets: Bernie Sanders the “socialist,”

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“Town Hall” Interview with Socialist Party USA’s Vice Presidential Candidate Angela Nicole Walker

SP-USA members from around the country submitted questions to Brooke Shannon who compiled them into one town hall interview. Angela Nicole Walker provided answers in November 2015; in between national days of action, doing lots of great work, and all around hustling

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New Populism’s Fallacy of Progress

[PLEASE NOTE: This is a reposting of Arthur Knott’s article that appeared in The Socialist in July of 2014.] In 2013, a group of Wall Street regulators shifted nervously in their seats sitting before a Congressional panel. The woman who sat before

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