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Was Marx Also a Social Democrat?
In a new book, Shlomo Avineri explores the social democratic impulses and Jewish origins of Karl Marx.
April 7, 2021
One Year Ago When Bernie’s Campaign Ended, We Lost a Common Love
Of all the losses over the past year, Bernie’s campaign—the love at its core—is one we don’t talk about.
March 9, 2021
Letters From the March 22/29, 2021, Issue
Time to choose again… The rule of lawbreakers… Hitchens and faith…
February 9, 2021
Big Business Goes Up Against Democracy in Seattle
Local corporate interests are trying to recall elected City Council member Kshama Sawant.
December 22, 2020
The Socialists vs. Andrew Cuomo
Newly elected DSA members in the New York legislature will work with grassroots organizers to force the governor to tax the rich. Will their inside/outside strategy work?
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December 21, 2020
Centrist Dems Are Wrong About November’s Losses
It wasn’t because voters were turned off by leftist sloganeering but because Dems failed to inspire their own base—and the data prove it.
December 18, 2020
Bernie Sanders: ‘Democracy Has Gotten a Reprieve With Biden’s Victory. That’s All It Is.’
Trump may have been defeated, but his extreme agenda poses an ongoing threat, the Vermont senator told
October 29, 2020
What We Call Freedom Has Never Been About Being Free
Annelien de Dijn’s new book looks at how the modern conception of freedom emerged as an antidemocratic reaction by elites who wanted to curtail state power.
August 28, 2020
Republicans Won’t Stop Screaming ‘Socialism’ Until Democrats Stop Cowering
Democrats like Joe Biden have to learn to discuss the “S” word without getting defensive.
August 18, 2020
Posadism: The Rise and Fall of Apocalypse Communism
A.M. Gittlitz, the author of a new book on J. Posadas, explains the socialist alien memes.