“We’ve taken a lot of hits in Lake County, but now the whole state’s on fire.” So spoke Lake County supervisor Rob Brown. Indeed, from the Oregon border (the Natchez Fire) to close […]
“We don’t care”
‘“There was polite applause, but a lot of people didn’t clap,” said a club insider privy to the exchange. “There was a lot of talk that [Supreme Court Justice Anthony] Kennedy sold […]
“Progressive” Democrats: Learning from the past
The place was West Palm Beach, Florida and the date was mid November of 2000. Jane McAlevey had been sent there by the AFL-CIO to organize against the Bush team’s election fraud, […]
Memorial for Nia Wilson: The real Oakland
Helsinki: Was it “excellent”? Should we care?
Was the Putin-Trump meeting really “excellent” as left journalist Glenn Greenwald says? Should the working class, and socialists among them, support what the far right racist Senator Rand Paul said – that […]
Trump meets his handler in Helsinki
Not in the last 100 years and more have we seen such harsh mainstream attacks on a sitting president. “Donald Trump’s press conference performance in Helsinki rises to & exceeds the threshold […]
African team wins world cup!
The last African team still standing has won the football (soccer) World Cup. The only thing is, they played as the French team. But over half the starting players are of African […]
Theresa May and the degeneration of British capitalism
by Roger Silverman in London The recent gyrations of the May government are descending into farce. Trotsky once wrote that the British imperialists “do their thinking in terms of centuries and continents”. […]
Brett Kavanaugh nominated: A new chapter in US history?
Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the US Supreme Court is both less and more important than the Democrats are saying. It’s less important because what really matters is the federal appeals […]