International

  • How to get mentally tough like the filthy rich

    Being rich is all a matter of having a "Tiger Mentality," according to one writer--in other words, the ability to steal candy from kids.

  • Gaza reels from electricity cuts

    Israel's siege of Gaza has already created a dire humanitarian crisis, but now, Gaza only receives two hours of electricity per day.

  • Justice denied on Trump's Muslim ban

    The Supreme Court's restoration of parts of Trump's Islamophobic travel ban is a travesty that must be contested in the streets.

  • Mexico's elections take shape

    With President Enrique Peña Nieto of the PRI more unpopular than ever, the campaign for next year's vote is already underway.

  • A socialist challenge in the North of Ireland

    An Irish socialist talks about the lessons of the UK general election and the situation facing the radical left in the months to come.

  • Why do these survivors need help anyway?

    Tories have responded to Jeremy Corbyn's shocking proposal to house Grenfell Tower survivors in homes left empty by speculators.

  • Mourning and marching after the Grenfell fire

    A British socialist describes the surge of anger and protest after the Grenfell Tower fire and its effect on the radicalization that followed the election.

  • Québec Solidaire sets a course for the left

    Québec solidaire's decision against making an electoral pact with the Parti québécois is about building a principled alternative.

  • A system that let working-class people burn

    The fire that destroyed Grenfell Tower has exposed, in the starkest terms, the horror of an austerity-racked, class-divided society.

  • These workers shouldn't go to jail for protesting

    Labor and human rights activists in Egypt speak out against prison sentences for cement workers who held a peaceful protest.

  • What's at stake in the crisis over Qatar?

    A left-wing author explains the sources of the brewing conflict that led Saudi Arabia and other countries to cut ties with Qatar.

  • A living connection to past struggle

    We lost the last living connection to the left movement in Germany before the Second World War with Theodor Bergmann's death.

  • Corbyn's triumph and what it means for the left

    The Labour Party leader won't become prime minister yet, but he led a radical campaign that achieved major gains and revived the left in Britain.

  • The future of Cuba after Fidel

    In our encounters with ordinary people in Havana, we found that most steered clear of Cold War stereotypes about Cuban society.

  • The last refuge for desperate Tories

    The Democratic Unionist Party that Britain's Tories invited to join the government is deeply sectarian and utterly reactionary.

  • May's election disaster and the road ahead

    Britain's Tory government suffered a big blow in the election--courtesy of the Labour Party led by left-winger Jeremy Corbyn.

  • How left-wing politics won over millions

    Britain's election was a stunning vindication of Labour's left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn and an indictment of his right-wing critics.

  • Popular anger at Bombardier boils over

    Québec aerospace giant Bombardier is scrambling to deflect anger at big executive payouts amid a massive public bailout.

  • Puerto Rico is always political

    The controversy over honoring released political prisoner Oscar López Rivera speaks volumes about the island's colonial status.

  • Did socialism fail in Venezuela?

    Chávez's "socialism of the 21st century" tolerated private capitalism and enshrined the political rule of an elite acting on behalf of the masses.

  • Duterte reaches for more power

    Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in part of the Philippines as he seeks to centralize all power in his own hands.

  • Maduro is trying to subvert popular democracy

    If the Maduro government continues to try to rewrite the constitution without a popular mandate, it will be extinguishing Chavismo.

  • Precarious workers strike back

    The militancy, daring and courage of two strikes by cleaners and security workers in London challenges all of us to step forward.

  • We are all Copts

    The Revolutionary Socialists of Egypt condemn a massacre in Minya that targeted Coptic Christians, including many children.

  • Reflections on the Manchester bombing vigil

    The right wants us to turn on our neighbors after the bombing, but working-class people in Manchester showed us they are saying no.