Ralph Nader's defiant campaigns for president proved that it was possible to convince millions to vote for a left-wing, third-party candidate.
The internal GOP battle that led to John Boehner resigning sums up the dynamic of an ever-more conservative political system.
Volkswagen got caught--but it's not the first and won't be the last corporation to pursue profit with a sociopathic intensity.
Martin Shkreli's profiteering scheme with a life-saving drug has turned attention again to the vileness of the health care industry.
A recent police attack on a refugee camp in Calais exposes the barbarity of the policies of Fortress Europe.
When a rape case turns into a circus, it only benefits those who want to keep women silent in the face of sexual violence.
Europe isn't the only place where the governments of wealthy countries have cruelly denied entrance to migrants fleeting violence and poverty.
Working people were already left behind in the U.S. economic recovery--but conditions may be headed from bad to worse.
Chicago's elite seems intent on detonating an explosive public schools crisis and forcing a showdown with the teachers' union.
Spain's radical party Podemos is losing ground in opinion polls ahead of a general election. Can it rebound in time?
The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing a wave of protests that are on a scale rarely seen in the last 40 years.
Sharon Smith's Women and Socialism makes a case for Marxism as a guide to fighting women's oppression--while revisiting debates within Marxism.
From Europe to China to the U.S., the problems in the world economy today are rooted in the capitalist system itself.
Tsipras' crime is not only the imposition of new austerity, but destroying the optimism unleashed by SYRIZA coming to power.
If Canada's New Democratic Party wins in upcoming federal elections, it is likely to continue the politics of austerity.
The turmoil on international stock markets is a warning sign that the world economy is headed for trouble--and the U.S. economy isn't immune.
The right stooped to a new low when House Republicans threatened a federal shutdown over funding for Planned Parenthood.
The editors of a left-wing Russian website explain why Russia is now openly moving troops into Syria to back the Assad regime.
Remi Kanazi's book of poetry Before the Next Bomb Drops gives voice to the anguish, the rage and the hope of Palestinians.
Alexis Tsipras won a major victory in the September 20 election, but he now must abide by the draconian terms of the lenders' new Memorandum.
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