Today, as a new youth movement is developing across the United States, it’s important to draw some lessons from what was probably the largest youth movement of US history – the movement […]
“Socialists”, liberals and racism and the Bernie Sanders phenomenon
Last week, the liberal Democratic activists “Netroots Nation” held its annual convention and Bernie Sanders was one of the featured speakers. During his speech, Sanders was interrupted by Black Lives Matter protesters […]
The Never-Ending Race to the Bottom: Who’s Next?
Many years ago, this writer was a delegate to the Alameda County Building Trades Council for his local of the Carpenters Union. At one point the executive secretary of the council (his […]
Greece: More on Race to The Bottom
Slightly over a month ago, we printed an article which explained that what’s really under way in Greece is to use the economic crisis there to drive down the living standards of […]
Greece: Some Thoughts for a Program
Recent events in Greece once again show that in every struggle of working class people, clear goals – also known as a program – are necessary. Without that, the struggle inevitably gets led […]
Oakland Socialist on the Radio
For those who are interested, Oaklandsocialist will be on the radio tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time (USA) talking about the events in Greece from the perspective here in the US. […]
15 Now or 15 Sometime in the Future?
By putting a measure on the ballot (Initiative One) that is really for a $15/hour minimum wage now for almost all workers in Tacoma, 15 Now Tacoma has created a bit of a […]
Report From Greece
This report is about the economical, political and social situation in Greece. I ‘m 26 years old unemployed Greek and I am member of Xekinima – CWI (Committee of a Workers International) […]
Greece: Is this Possible?
Not being in Greece, it’s impossible to really have a clear idea of the next step. But here’s what I’m wondering: If there really is a super-charged atmosphere in Greece, then what […]
First there was the victory of a nearly overwhelming “no” vote of Greek voters against the demands of European capital. They showed they were not cowed by all the threats and intimidation, […]