Trevor Loudon: “In an article titled, “A radical third party? I agree!” CPUSA chairman John Batchell wrote, “At this stage we are about building the broad people’s movement led by labor that utilizes the vehicle of the Democratic Party to advance its agenda.” Batchell said that, while he would rather work within the CPUSA to achieve change, for whatever reason, the idea of Soviet-style America just hasn’t caught on with the American public.” 86 more words
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In their quest to wipe out extra-legal racial violence, white liberals created a system that continues to kill black people—legally.
From The Nation
Neither liberals nor conservatives are chomping at the bit to discuss the historical roots of the modern gun-rights movement. 1,920 more words
MPs return to the Commons this week after a six-week break amid significantly changed economic circumstances, and a political dynamic that has been roiled by the precipitous, unexpected fall in the price of crude oil. 1,023 more words
The leftist Syriza party has just won the Greek elections with between 35.5 and 39.5% of the vote. The man who will likely become Greece’s new Prime Minister quipped of the victory “The Greek people have given a clear, indisputable mandate for Greece to leave behind austerity.” Because if anything is worth trying again after years of failure, … 273 more words