Steve Striffler

Steve Striffler is Director of the Labor Resource Center at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and author of Solidarity: Latin America and the US Left in the Era of Human Rights (Pluto Press, 2019). He is also co-editor of Working in the Big Easy: The History and Politics of Labor in New Orleans

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A Bernie foreign policy would make the world a far better place. (Photo: Bernie Sanders/Facebook) Views
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Everything Is Impossible Until It Happens—US Foreign Policy as Bernie’s Next Frontier
Whether he wins the Democratic nomination or not, Bernie Sanders has reframed the domestic debate within the Democratic Party and the nation as a whole. Ideas that were virtually unimaginable even a decade ago – guaranteed healthcare, free college, doubling the minimum wage, seriously taking on...
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Venezuela, US Solidarity, and the Future of Socialism
In the late 1990s and early 2000s popular forces in Latin America ushered in what came to be known as the pink tide, a hemispheric backlash against neoliberalism. Latin Americans succeeded in electing a diverse group of left-of-center leaders who advocated anti-neoliberal policies that ranged from...
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Saturday, August 29, 2015
Hurricane Katrina and Bernie Sanders: From Neoliberal Disaster to 'Political Revolution'
The 10th anniversary of the devastation of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has been an occasion for reflection on that horrific event and the state of the city’s recovery. Much of that commemoration, especially locally, has centered on the theme of resilience . This is...
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