With its ongoing strike against the Big Three, the UAW is attempting to recapture the fighting spirit of its heroic early days. The union’s militant approach marks a sharp break with the recent past — and could spark more insurgency across the labor movement.
Suzi Weissman is the author of Victor Serge: A Political Biography.
For three decades, the “extreme center” has silenced all alternatives to neoliberalism, presenting itself as above challenge. But as Tariq Ali insists, there is an alternative — and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour is offering it.
The disastrous fires in California expose the absurdity of a system that ignores nature, flouts climate change, and builds entire towns that will inevitably burn.
The United Teachers of Los Angeles are on the precipice of a historic strike against corporate education reform.
A bullshit job is a job which is so pointless that even the person doing the job secretly believes that it shouldn’t exist. And there are more now than ever.
Between October 1917 and April 1918, the Bolshevik government enacted the most radically democratic platform in history.
Corbyn proves you can run a traditional left campaign and energize young people. The future is ours.
Whether Corbyn wins or loses, we’re seeing a rebirth of working-class radicalism in Britain that will not end today.
One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Vladimir Lenin’s ideas on democracy, terrorism, and revolution still matter.
At stake in Sunday’s French election is the specter of the far right, the neoliberalism of the extreme center, and Mélenchon’s challenge to the system itself.
Robert Brenner and Bhaskar Sunkara on how the Left can seize the momentum and build a majority.
The ILWU, once known for its militancy and political radicalism, faces a choice between nurturing rank-and-file power and a painful death.