As we look back over 2018 and think about what 2019 will bring, we should keep in mind what Trotsky said – that revolutionaries can be some of the most conservative of […]
The New Year’s Message I’d Like to Hear from Jeremy Corbyn
Roger Silverman in London writes the New Year message he’d like to hear from Jeremy Corbyn: As we go into 2019, Britain under the Tories is hurtling towards disaster. May’s Brexit plan […]
Forecast for 2019
Michael Roberts explains why he thinks we are headed for a downturn.
In free fall: The US stock market and mental state of US president
The stock market is in free fall. The federal government is in partial shutdown and nobody knows how long this will last. US foreign policy is unknown, while the executive branch of […]
Trump and capitalist democracy: A perfect storm coming?
“For two years, they tried to tutor and confine him. They taught him history, explained nuances and gamed out reverberations. They urged careful deliberation, counseled restraint and prepared talking points to try […]
Trump withdraws troops from Syria: What does it mean?
Horrifying the entire US foreign policy establishment, US President Trump announced a full withdrawal of US troops from Syria on Wednesday, Dec. 19. The announcement threw the entire US foreign policy establishment […]
2019 Workers Hella Revolutionary Calendar!
Now out: The 2019 Workers Hella Revolutionary Calendar: a reminder of who we are and what we’ve done, for a better outlook during these difficult times. Oaklandsocialist has put together the 2019 […]
The French Hillary Clinton and the American Marine Le Pen
“We shouldn’t change course because it is the right one and necessary.” French president Emmanuel Macron, saying that he will not concede to the protests against his tax increase. Just a week […]
French “Yellow Jackets” and the Calm Before the Storm
It’s almost as if the “Gray Lady” -the New York Times – is warning the US capitalist class. “A quiet fear gnaws at [French] households: What happens when the money runs out around […]
Did Julian Assange help Trump get elected? Does it matter?
From Trotsky, as quoted in this article: “Fascism has opened up the depths of society for politics. Today, not only in peasant homes but also in city skyscrapers, there lives alongside of […]