All Articles on Socialism

The United States has long established itself as the neoliberal superstar, the modern nation with the most wealth inequality, threadbare social safety net, and thoroughly corporatized political leaders from both major parties. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Pandemic Capitalism’s Cruel Absurdity
The global pandemic has brought a new urgency to the need for political alternatives to status quo politics, a need for socialist politics, and organization and a vision of a future beyond capitalism.
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We should take the best from the past—planning, coordinating, internationalism, and action—and move forward with a common agenda for systemic transformation. (Photo: Twitter via TeleSUR) Views
Planetize the Movement!
Our movements need to coalesce to make the present moment of populism and hegemonic decline an advantageous one for a Great Transition—this time toward a global socialist-feminist democracy built through the synergy of a new international and revitalized World Social Forum.
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Eugene Debs delivering a speech in Chicago in 1912. "I can see the dawn of the better day for humanity," the famous socialist leader once said. "The people are awakening. In due time they will and must come to their own." (Photo: Wikipedia) Views
Romance Is the New Realism: Eugene Debs and the Age of Corona
In this pandemic-era, it has become increasingly clear that we are only as healthy as the least insured—hence the poorest—in our society.
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Doctors and nurses of Cuba's Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade pose with a portrait of Cuban late leader Fidel Castro as they are bid farewell before travelling to hard-hit Italy to help in the fight against the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, at the Central Unit of Medical Cooperation in Havana, on March 21, 2020. (Photo: Yamil LAGE / AFP via Getty Images) Views
Cuba to the Rescue, But Don’t Tell the American People
As we move through this crisis, we see the tragedy of the rich superpower with its privatized, dysfunctional health care system failing its people, while its impoverished neighbor — under constant attack from the superpower — reaches out to help the world.
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Don’t believe the Medicare-for-all fear mongering by Big Insurance and others. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Medicare for All: Covid-19 Shows When It Comes to Health, the Government Is Your Friend, the Private Sector Sees You as an ATM
Everyone should categorically reject fear tactics about 'Medicare for All.'
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters following a meeting of his coronavirus task force in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on April 6, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Views
Coronavirus and Small Government Sociopathy
As the devastating impact of Trump's inaction becomes clear, Americans are discovering a hidden socialist streak.
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Americans lack a national health care system, the country’s pockmarked with healthcare deserts, and millions of what Truman called “normally self-supporting” people are just one layoff or one virulent virus away from disaster—as we’re now seeing. (Photo: Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Covid-19: Our Health Crisis Is Born of Bigotry
Instead of erasing our weak parts, we’ve raced them, blaming vulnerability on the vulnerable and hoping the bridges wouldn’t break where we are.
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We are gaining an enhanced awareness of what it means to be a global citizen while also living a little closer to home. (Photo: iStock/sv_sunny) Views
Reevaluating Our Priorities
This crisis has illustrated, so clearly and painfully, some of the many weak spots in the fabric of our society that Bernie Sanders has spent a lifetime and two presidential candidacies passionately trying to focus our attention on.
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US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, at the White House on March 22, 2020, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images) News
Trump: Taxpayer Bailout for My Hotels Is Capitalism, But Ordering Industries to Produce Medical Supplies Is Un-American Socialism
"Throughout this crisis Trump and Republicans in Congress have made it clear that they believe in generous socialism for banks, airlines, and the cruise industry, but think the American people should mostly fend for themselves."
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Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders bump elbows before the Democratic debat hosted by CNN on Sunday, March 15, 2020. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Socialists for Biden and the Power of Corporate Media
While behind in the race for delegates, Bernie Sanders' policy agenda—from Medicare for All to big tax increases on the wealthy—is remarkably popular with Democratic primary voters.
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