Editors' Blog

[Update] Right-wing bringing racism back

In a recent article titled "What Too Few Progressives are Prepared to Discuss," Bill Fletcher convincingly argued that a "white nationalist" right-wing populism lies at the heart of the Republican Party's electoral strategy.

Should Trumka run a primary campaign against Pres. Obama?

This is an excellent speech, in nearly every respect.

Podcast: Labor’s Independence and the Stakes in the 2012 Elections

Today we discuss responses to a recent speech delivered by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the political independence of the labor movement.

Largest LGBT Civil Rights Group Endorses Obama for Pres.

Human Rights Campaign Endorses President Barack Obama for Reelection

Engels on American elections

The movement for working-class power is a process of both working for the moment and building the long-term structures for change.

New Podcast Episode Available: The Road to the 2012 Election (Part 1)

The 2012 elections may be 18 months away but it time now to organize for a people's victory.

How Many Times Can History Repeat Itself as Farce?

I used to write some PA blog  articles on the general theme of "capitalism gone mad.  Today there was a news event which  raised my satirical sensibility.  Donald Trump for President? 

House Republicans tap anti-immigrant bigots to oversee immigration policy

Two Republican members of Congress who favor mass deportations of undocumented Latino immigrants and have frequently used dehumanizing langauge and negative images of Latinos to push anti-immigrant hysteria will now lead their party's efforts to round-up, detain and then deport some 11 million people and block reforms of the immigration system.

Some Thoughts from an Economist for Obama

A good friend of mine, Shanti Tangri, a Professor Emeritus of Economics, from Rutgers and I were talking about the Republican gains in the House and why the made those gains

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