Republicans and centrist Democrats love to pour money into more and more wars. But when it comes to providing public health care for the soldiers they put in harm’s way, they try to privatize and starve vets’ programs. We have to stop them.
Taking a page from the charter school lobby’s playbook, profiteers and ideologues are trying to dismantle America’s best health care system, the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Former Army Ranger Rory Fanning on why he and so many other veterans stand with Colin Kaepernick and against police murder.
How should we observe Veterans Day? By working to eradicate war and the economic system that helps produce it.
The grassroots group Momentum was an instrumental campaigning force for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party during the 2017 election. Now the group is bigger and stronger, and preparing for victory next month.
Chanan Suarez is a socialist running for city council in Washington State. We spoke with him about why he decided to challenge the liberal incumbent, the connection between democracy and socialism, and the “need to fight capitalism, but also to win meaningful reforms.”
The latest liberal parlor game is pretending there’s no such thing as neoliberalism. The game’s very popularity highlights neoliberalism’s enduring hegemony.
Chile’s protest movement doesn’t want small concessions. It wants to overturn the entire legacy of neoliberalism and the Pinochet dictatorship.
Fifty years ago today, the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam protests swept the entire United States and showed that the antiwar movement was undeniably mainstream. Soldiers who had fought in Vietnam weren’t pitted against that movement — in fact, many were actually part of it.
In a 2020 campaign against Donald Trump, a bet on Elizabeth Warren is a risky wager on its own terms. But over the next twenty years, a turn toward progressive technocracy is not a bet at all — it’s an unconditional surrender to class dealignment.
Donald Trump’s bait and switch with American workers is his greatest fraud of all. While uttering meaningless platitudes about fighting for workers, he is setting back the labor movement in ways that previous administrations could never do.
It is long past time to guarantee dental care as a right for every American. There’s only one candidate in the 2020 Democratic primary who’s fighting for dental care to be included in a robust Medicare for All plan: Bernie Sanders.
A new survey conducted by a Biden-linked firm is workshopping Biden’s own attacks against Medicare for All. His campaign is part of a multifront corporate effort to defeat the policy.
Cathy Kunkel is an energy analyst, environmental and community activist, and member of the Democratic Socialists of America running for Congress in West Virginia’s second district. She explains her history of organizing and argues that “red-state” voters will get on board with an agenda that includes Medicare for All and a just transition for fossil fuel workers.
Jo Freeman’s “The Tyranny of Structurelessness” brilliantly details how movement organizations founded on “structurelessness” and “leaderlessness” can give rise to authoritarianism and invisible hierarchies. We reprint her classic essay here in full.
Andrew Yang likes to present himself as a serious policy thinker. But he's just the latest corporate salesman pitching a quack remedy to suffering people.