Podcast
Redeye Collective | Socialist Kshama Sawant ran for a seat on city council in Seattle with a campaign promise to introduce a minimum wage of $15, more than double the federal rate.
Blog
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Michael Stewart | Kshama Sawant, the first socialist elected to Seattle city council in 100 years, spoke in Vancouver on Saturday night on the kind of politics that could transform a city malaised by vacuous debate.
Book Review
J.W. Horton | Need a little commiepunk, dieselpunk literary fiction in your hands? We've got just what you need.
News
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Leo Panitch | We need to abandon the idea of "responsible capitalism." It sounds clunky and doesn't resonate with voters, because it is a contradiction in terms, says Leo Panitch.
Blog
Michael Laxer | 'Realism' is about as pure, mindless and ultimately cruel an ideological vision as you can get. And it is driven almost entirely by a craven thirst for personal power.
Blog
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Sam Gindin | Environmentalists have admirably studied and publicized the threats we face. The really difficult challenge is building the structures to give people collective confidence that change is possible.
Blog
Brad Hornick | Sam Gindin explores the lost potential of the workers in socialist politics. Quick to identify its shortcomings, he overlooks the promising incipient mobilization of the working-class is well underway
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Populism can be a good starting point for political action. What really matters is: where do you go then? The difference with right-wing populism is that it rejects the social route.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | So long as social democratic market economics remain indistinguishable from neoliberalism, expect European discontent to continue.
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Meagan Perry | In this podcast activists across North America talk about intersectionality. Let's bring together gender justice, socialism, feminism, economics. What will you add to the mix?
Blog
Meghan Murphy | Why should we put our 'feelings' aside when looking at the issue of prostitution?
Columnists
Thomas Ponniah | In a time when the Harper government is cutting funding to Canada's health-care system -- and by extension transforming the national identity -- citizens need to be re-introduced to Tommy Douglas.