Don’t let Nancy Pelosi tell you what’s mainstream. Voters want politics that stands for something — not more centrist equivocating.
Adrian Rivera-Reyes is a cancer biologist and democratic socialist running for Philadelphia’s city council today. In an interview, he talks about growing up in Puerto Rico under US colonialism, organizing a union with his coworkers at UPenn, and bringing activist pressure to city hall.
Pundits are blaming the Australian Labor Party's left-wing turn for its shocking defeat in Saturday's election. But the failure lies in the fact that this leftist program came too little, too late.
It’s time for an abortion rights movement that’s not directed from the top-down by the Democratic Party and big nonprofits. Clinic defense is a crucial part of that mass, democratic, and militant movement.
In 2017, pundits were shocked by Jeremy Corbyn's call to renationalize rail — and the broad public support that greeted it. You only need to board one of Richard Branson’s rolling torture chambers to see why.
Elizabeth Warren has a new bill that pledges to “green” the military. But it would neither attack climate emissions nor scale back the US's enormous footprint around the world.
Tom Friedman and Steve Bannon are, as usual, wrong. Hardship in the United States can’t be blamed on China’s “economic war” on democracy. It’s the fault of American corporations and elites.
If Jair Bolsonaro isn’t stopped, Brazil may go down a far-right path of no return. We need a political project strong enough to defeat him.
Land is a source of both enormous wealth and horrendous inequality. The Green New Deal can reverse historic injustices while pushing agriculture into the sustainable, low-carbon future.
Karol Modzelewski emerged in the 1960s as a leading dissident against Poland’s state socialist dictatorship — but he remained a socialist until the very end.
The case against Iran in 2019 looks a lot like the case against Iraq in 2002. Going to war would be a bloody, murderous disaster.
The recent uprisings in Sudan and Algeria show that the conditions that gave rise to the Arab Spring are not going away. But movements against authoritarianism and exploitation still face existential threats.