Conservatives like to claim that leftists are opponents of free speech. But that’s nonsense: it was radical labor organizers who founded the ACLU and who fought for civil liberties as a means to resist capitalists’ power.
Chase Burghgrave is a socialist activist and a student of English and history at Western Illinois University.
In the 1970s and ’80s, left parties turned to markets and spin doctors to adjust to economic changes. The results have been disastrous.
The American workplace is marked more by hierarchy and domination than democracy and freedom.