Political parties are essential to a healthy democracy. And right now, for Americans on the left, the Democrats are the only party we have.
With a counter-argument from David Marcus.
A left that doesn’t relish arguing with itself is a left that’s not prepared to change the world.
From cutting cane with Fidel to dining with Viet Cong soldiers, some memories from a trip to Cuba with the first contingent of the Venceremos (“We Shall Win”) Brigade.
Without strong opposition at home, the “war on terror” will stretch into a third decade, with no plausible sign of a conclusion.
What are the visions and complaints, accomplishments and limits of the largest and most important movements on the left today?
Last week, newspapers and news sites splashed headlines announcing labor’s big victory blocking the Trans-Pacific Partnership, President Obama’s trade deal. It has been quite a while since words like win and labor appeared in the same headline. A few weeks …
Why is a seventy-three-year-old socialist from Vermont running for president when he surely knows he can’t win? Senator Bernie Sanders has decided to take the plunge into forbidding waters for the same reason earlier socialists campaigned for the office: to …
Nearly every morning, hundreds of immigrants from Latin America come to my affluent town in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. to work. They build or clean million-dollar houses, cook and wash dishes at fast-food and fancy restaurants, care for the …
If conservatives from Barry Goldwater to Ted Cruz have one thing going for them, it’s consistency.
To dwell solely on the grim events in Washington is to neglect the more complicated and, potentially, more hopeful reality taking shape in American cities today.
Introducing our Winter issue.