As I have friends both in the “never a Democrat” camp and in the “anyone but [insert Republican nominee]” camp, … Continue reading Four More Years? Anything New To Say This Time?
The struggle to transform the USA’s climate-destroying, poverty-perpetuating economy into one that contributes to emancipating our world will take decades, but … Continue reading Socialists, the Democrats, and Bernie Sanders
So, the only self-identified socialist to hold a federal elective office in the USA is now campaigning for the Democratic … Continue reading Bernie Sanders and the Future of Socialism in the USA
Political theorists call the present two-party system in the USA, the “Fifth Party System.” In this view, since the time … Continue reading Breaking the “Fifth Party System” Duopoly: The Minor Party Democracy Offensive
Bill Fletcher and Carl Davidson this week published a lengthy defense of voting for Barack Obama as a bulwark against the … Continue reading Why the US Left Needs an Anti-Capitalist Party
As the 2012 presidential horse-race displays its usual circus of shallow political gamesmanship, why would anyone serious about really changing … Continue reading Party for Your Right to Fight? Politics and Elections in 2012
As I’ve gone back over the past few years of blogging I’ve done, I found that nowhere had I done … Continue reading Radical Political Strategy