How Liberals Depoliticize White Supremacy

By Amir Khafagy *Reprinted with permission from the Hampton Institute It could be argued that this past year was the year that the term “white supremacy” has gone mainstream. Everybody and their mother is talking about fighting or resisting white supremacy. White

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A Medical Perspective of Capitalism

As a future doctor, I have a penchant for analyzing everyday situations and relationships with a scientific, empirical mindset. That is, as I see social constructs and interactions, organizational structures and systems of both governments and communities, I try to reconcile them

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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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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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Gentrification and the Class Cleansing of our Cities

Baltimore, Baseball and Burning Buildings The Hartford Courant recently published the editorial “Why Hartford Is In A Better Place Than Baltimore.” That truth remaining undetermined, Hartford and Baltimore are at least historically comparable. Urban development projects, like Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and Hartford’s recent

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Time to Put the Poor in Charge

Centuries ago, explorers, and economically charged navigators, firmly put to rout the idea of a “flat” world. Today, rather than equalizing development’s inborn global disparity, and rather than leveling the economic playing field, globalization has ushered into existence tremendous instances of developmental

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