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How Did Labour Do It?  

Putting both the Conservatives and the pundit class to shame, Labour’s impressive gains in yesterday’s election show that a left alternative is still possible.





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Redefining Solidarity  

If we are going to spend the next four years—or much more—arguing about the meaning of solidarity, well, that is a fight the left should welcome. Saturday’s marches showed that we are off to a good start.



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Inaugurating a New Movement  

At Saturday’s marches, countless first-time protesters joined veteran activists championing often ignored struggles, with a camaraderie to match the grim nihilism of the day before.









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Fidel Without Illusions  

Fidel Castro cloaked himself in protean myths. But learning from his life and the Cuba he governed requires looking past the mythologies to squarely face both the powers arrayed against him and the costs of the decisions he made to confront them.



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The Next Democratic Party  

Parties recover from defeat in two ways. They can try to beat the opposition at their own game, or they can try to change the rules of the game. Donald Trump did the latter. Now it’s the Democrats’ turn.




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