With Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez’s win in its presidential election, Colombia finally has a chance to roll back its decades of violence and inequality stoked by the country’s status as one of the US’s principal allies in the western hemisphere.
It wasn’t just the end of Roe v. Wade. So many rights were stripped by the Supreme Court over the course of its recently ended term that it’s hard to keep them all straight. We have no choice but to curb the court’s power.
Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted a fierce debate over realism as an approach to thinking about foreign policy. Historian Daniel Bessner tells Jacobin what socialists can learn from realism and what they should reject.
From its Hawaiian origins to the postwar surf craze, surfing has been a defiant challenge to the Calvinist work ethic and the commercial pressures of capitalism. But those malign social forces may now finally succeed in extinguishing the spirit of surfing.
The US Supreme Court is on the rampage, rolling back progressive gains from abortion rights to climate action. To stop conservative judges, we need to recognize that the law is a product of social struggle and shift the balance of forces outside the courts.
Momentum was created to organize Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters into a socialist force in the Labour Party. But faced with Keir Starmer’s moves to expel the Left, Momentum has retreated from the central political battle in favor of NGO-style campaigning.
French media is ever more prey to billionaire owners and the far-right pundits they promote. Public service broadcasters offer a more balanced alternative — but now Emmanuel Macron’s government is threatening their future existence.
For months, the Democratic Party leadership knew the Supreme Court was preparing to gut Roe v. Wade. When it happened, they sprang into action and immediately did nothing.
The war in Ukraine is now in its fourth month and there is no end in sight. In this wide-ranging discussion, Silvia Federici, Michael Löwy, and Étienne Balibar discuss the war and what it might take to bring it to an end.
Reinvigorating class-based politics in the US depends on more than inspiring candidates like Bernie Sanders: it requires durable working-class political organization. Here’s what one group learned about organizing working people around bread-and-butter issues.
Mass shootings are only the latest horrific chapter in the US’s long history of gun violence, which stretches from prerevolutionary slave patrols to our ongoing trade in military technology. Confronting this bloodlust will require more than just gun control.
New government data show that after the Biden administration terminated pandemic relief programs, millions more Americans began struggling to survive.