Tag Archives: Socialism

Paul Buhle :
Two global peace leaders pass

Uri Avnery and David McReynolds carried on the tradition of the great Eugene V. Debs. By Paul Buhle | The Rag Blog | August 25, 2018 Within just a few days, 94-year-old Uri Avnery and 88-year-old David McReynolds died. I … finish reading Paul Buhle :
Two global peace leaders pass

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David P. Hamilton :
Why I’ll vote for Dr. Jill Stein

The contrast between Stein’s program and Clinton’s record of fealty to the capitalist class is stark. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | October 22, 2016 The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
Why I’ll vote for Dr. Jill Stein

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Jack A. Smith :
A left solution to climate change

Climate deniers in Congress, exasperating as they are, constitute the farcical sideshow of a much bigger economic and political three-ring circus known as U.S.A. Inc. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | June 8, 2014 Climate change is … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
A left solution to climate change

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Tom Hayden :
The Cold War that threatens democracy

The new Cold War doctrine is that democratically elected nationalist or socialist leaders are new dominos threatening the fall of a U.S.-controlled order. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | March 20, 2014 While the first Cold War was … finish reading Tom Hayden :
The Cold War that threatens democracy

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Robert Jensen :
‘Declaring victory wherever we can’

An interview with Cynthia Kaufman on her book, ‘Getting Past Capitalism: History, Vision, Hope’ By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2014 [Getting Past Capitalism: History, Vision, Hope by Cynthia Kaufman (2013: Lexington Books); Paperback; 200 pp; … finish reading Robert Jensen :
‘Declaring victory wherever we can’

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 7, 1917-1921

Scene from the Egyptian Revolution of 1919. Image from Egyptian History website. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 7: 1917-1921 period — British oppression leads to nationalist revolution and beginnings of a labor movement. By Bob Feldman … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 7, 1917-1921

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TRAVEL / David P. Hamilton : Aubervilliers Is Paris ‘Red Belt’ Suburb That Defies Expectations

Some public housing units were interspersed with gardens and balconies, connected by curving pedestrian walkways. Photos by Sally Hamilton / The Rag Blog. Paris suburb defies expectations:Visiting Aubervilliers in the ‘Red Belt’ Although Aubervilliers at night might be a scary … finish reading TRAVEL / David P. Hamilton : Aubervilliers Is Paris ‘Red Belt’ Suburb That Defies Expectations

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BOOKS / Bill Fletcher Jr. : Gar Alperovitz and Visions of a New World

What Then Must We Do?:Political economist Gar Alperovitzand visions of a new world The struggle for structural reforms is essential to changing the ‘common sense’ of the U.S. political arena. But it is not enough to wound the rabid beast; … finish reading BOOKS / Bill Fletcher Jr. : Gar Alperovitz and Visions of a New World

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ELECTION 2012 / Harry Targ : ‘Vote Today, Organize Tomorrow’

Graphic by Favianna Rodriguez / favianna.com.Assessing the election: ‘Vote today, organize tomorrow’ In the months ahead, progressive forces need to reexamine the history of social change in America, conceptualizing movement possibilities everywhere… By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Harry Targ : ‘Vote Today, Organize Tomorrow’

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Jack A. Smith : The Left and the ‘Lesser Evil’ Dilemma

Graphic from Liberation News.For whom should the left vote? Many progressives now view Obama as the ‘lesser evil,’ but worry he will sell them out once again. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2012 There … finish reading Jack A. Smith : The Left and the ‘Lesser Evil’ Dilemma

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David McReynolds : In Defense of Independent Politics / 1

Dynamic duo: Does the answer lie elsewhere? Image from Gulf Business.EdgeLeft:In defense of independent politics / 1 What is certain is that neither candidate is willing to make a real break with the military/industrial complex which dominates this country. By … finish reading David McReynolds : In Defense of Independent Politics / 1

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BOOKS / Mike Davis : The Reds Under Romney’s Bed

The reds under Romney’s bed The image of the Red Cavalry going into battle with the Book of Mormon in their saddlebags is quite a stretch; most of us, on the contrary, would probably vote for Mormon ‘socialism’ as the … finish reading BOOKS / Mike Davis : The Reds Under Romney’s Bed

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