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Mark Evans: Occupy +
I completely agree, Tom. The response that Occupy got from the establishment was exactly what is to be expected. Nevertheless,…
Mark Evans: Occupy +
Looks interesting Tyler - thanks! The question that arises out of your suggestion, for me at…
Tom Johnson: Understanding and Defeating Working Class Nativism
Thanks for this. A review of Marxism 101 never hurts any of us, even in the days of the so-called…
Tom Johnson: Occupy +
"This is fair enough, except for the fact that the main reason Occupy did not last was precisely because its…
Tyler Healey: Occupy +
Mark, it appears a peace festival will be happening in Washington on September 21. Perhaps we can transform it…
Michael: Omar’s Motive
Mr. Bradley's article seems to make perfect sense in a complex and tragic situation.
Michael: My father fought in WW1, and my mother learned Esperanto – this is what they would have thought of Brexit
I loved reading this article by Robert Fisk. I have read much of his writing, including in Spanish "La…
Paul D: We Need A United Left
And furthermore, I really don't see any contradiction between continuing and expanding the "Sanders Moment" (do you mean movement?) and…
Paul D: We Need A United Left
Tom, Can you define this word "Duopoly"? The abandonment of most of the interests of the…
Michael Albert: We Need A United Left
What the UK public just did, sometimes out of fear, sometimes trying to send a message with no notion it…
Michael Albert: We Need A United Left
Please don't take this wrong, but it never occurred to me that a relatively informed person, much less highly informed,…
Tom Johnson: We Need A United Left
Michael: We are all making cases here and it is difficult to not repeat our positions. I…
David Danforth: We Need A United Left
Michael: What I have read on ‘Z’ does not include an analysis supporting the position that a…
Clive Ray: Great Day in European History
Nice article. Good assessment. Just one point on the Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn played his cards…
Clive Ray: We Need A United Left
The US public needs to unite against the Centre - like the UK public just did. Hillary is the extreme…
Michael Albert: We Need A United Left
Tom, I realize your position is a postiion, an arguemnt, a case. What beffuddles me is why you offer it,…
Tom Johnson: We Need A United Left
I absolutely agree that what's left of the U.S. Left (which is awfully hard to define) is facing more deep…
John Vincent: We Need A United Left
"vote for whoever you want, just don’t badmouth your comrade" This is essentially the same advice Paul…
David Jones: We Need A United Left
Instead of a rambling thesis one could say: vote for whoever you want, just don't badmouth your comrade. As…
Tyler Healey: We Need A United Left
"The only solution is nonviolent revolution ..." http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2016/06/us-v-them.html
Chris Miller: Brexit and EUexit
For most of this century and certainly since the invasion of Iraq the British mainstream press have become ever more…
Clive Ray: Brexit to hell
My sense is that 70% of the UK electorate would vote for Jeremy Corbyn no matter which way they voted…
Tom Johnson: Beyond Bernie: Still Not With Her
This is far-and-away the best analysis of where to go next and WHAT TO DO "BEYOND BERNIE." It is worth…
[email protected]: Beyond Bernie: Still Not With Her
Go Kshama..
Brent Irving: Brexit to hell
I think the real test of the Brexit result will come at the next national election. Will Britain choose…
Tom Johnson: Brexit and the New Global Rebellion
While Syrizia was democratically elected as an authentic anti-neoliberal, anti-austerity party, what's left of it has become a loyal slave…
Clive Ray: Refugees and Migrants Wake Up to Brexit and Brace for What Comes Next
My sense is that the Leave campaign won despite the media campaign to hype xenophobic arguments for Brexit, not because…
Clive Ray: The Brexit: A Very British Affair
The biggest loser is Nigel Farage as if article 50 eventually does get invoked, UKIP would soon be UK minus…
Clive Ray: Brexit and the New Global Rebellion
A future Corbyn government, free from EU dictates, would be free to roll back neoliberal reforms. That's where we go…
Clive Ray: Brexit to hell
An atrocious article. I copy below the comment I posted on NI. Getting the UK out of…
Dave Markland: BDS: Discussing Difficult Issues in a Fast-Growing Movement
This is an illuminating interview, especially with respect to the workings of the bureaucracy of the BDS movement. It is…
Tom Johnson: Historic Justice for Janitors campaign inspires a new generation of janitorial organizing
"Even with a union contract, and after almost 20 years with the same company, Wiberg only makes $13.20 per hour,…
Kelvin Yearwood: Brexit and the Left
The EU referendum is a serious issue, Tom. The loss of the remain campaign means the right-wing…
Michael: To its credit, Reuters sets the record straight on Venezuela’s recall process
Since the U.S. feels it has the right and even duty to intervene wherever it wishes in the world, wouldn't…
Tom Johnson: Brexit and the Left
A nugget on lesser-evilism: "If the recent past demonstrates anything to us, it is that the Left…
Tom Johnson: Allina Nurses Go All In
Great story. Bradbury actually calls scabs what they are: SCABS. Great strike. These sisters show what unionism can look like.…
Kelvin Yearwood: Brexit and the Left
I've just voted to remain in. The author says: "If there is to be…
Tom Johnson: Democratic clash over Palestine signals changing party
The 2-1 stacking of the convention committees is achieving its purposes. It allows "dissident" voices and minority reports, but yields…
Tom Johnson: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
I predict Liz Warren and HRC will be the best of friends. The rest of your list I agree with.
Ogden Monk: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
"The hardest thing to predict is the future." At the end of four (4) years of a…
Tom Johnson: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
Michael Albert: I guess I wasn't clear in my ramble, but I don't necessarily see a separation…
Tom Johnson: Put Restorative Justice on the Democratic Platform
The Democratic platform is irrelevant except as a temporary PR tool to boost the presidential prospects of the bureaucratic fascist…
Tyler Healey: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
I think it could happen if we got the most popular leaders of the Left behind it. That means…
Michael Albert: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
Well, the Greens have done this, have this. And while ambitious and admirable, it is largely unknown. I put this…
Michael Albert: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
Hi. Sure, it would be wonderful to do - if there were sufficient people, and if it…
Tyler Healey: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
Why not occupy Capitol Hill in DC and submit a list of legislative demands to Congress?…
David Danforth: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
From NPR, June 20, 2016, regarding the Trump Campaign: "His poll numbers are sinking. His TV blitz…
Daniel Hopson: Orlando Killer’s Secret Shared by Other Terrorists
An aggressive and violent stance towards others naturally makes us or innocent others more vulnerable to becoming victims. David's article…
john phelps: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
Michael, I too love the idea of a "shadow" government and I would love to see…
Paul D: Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
Thanks, Michael, for a good analysis of the electoral situation. As for me, as soon as I…
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