Review: The Dark Knight Rises

It’s not every day that you see a crowd of heavily armed men in civilian clothing in downtown Manhattan. But several months ago, while selling Socialist Appeal at Zuccotti Park—at that time “ground zero” for […]

Science Under Attack

Self-proclaimed “science buff” and Missouri State Representative, R. Rick Brattin, has sponsored yet another piece of anti-evolution legislation. The bill would redefine scientific terms to make “intelligent design” seem legitimate enough to be taught alongside […]

Iron Lady Film
Review: The Iron Lady

Margaret Thatcher is a hated figure for millions in Britain who suffered under 13 years of her rule. We, who opposed Thatcherism to the bitter end, will never forget the mass unemployment, the cuts, wholesale […]

The BBC’s ‘Panorama’ documentary: “Poor America”

We recommend a viewing of this 30 minute documentary on poverty in the USA by the BBC’s Panorama team. Millions unemployed. Millions hungry. Millions homeless. Millions without access to health care. These are the facts […]

Gore Vidal Has Died

We republish the article The decline and fall of the American Empire by Alan Woods to pay tribute to the prominent US writer and intellectual Gore Vidal who has died on July 31st, aged 86.

Celebrities Call For Revolution

The recent interview with actor/comedian Russell Brand on Newsnight with Jeremy Paxman, dubbed a call for revolution by many, quickly became a viral sensation. Brand declared, “the planet is being destroyed, we are creating an […]

“Street Sweeper Social Club” Album Review

With the economy growing worse by the day, Street Sweeper Social Club (SSSC) has released their self-titled debut album in an effort to capture the discontent and anger felt by the working class through music.

Supporting Caste
A Review of “Supporting Caste”

For the uninitiated, Propagandhi is one of the most outspoken political bands in North America.  Beginning with 1993’s “How to Clean Everything”, Propagandhi was loud, fast and vocal.  While there were many changes in members, […]

Album Review of "Bring Down the Hammer"

Capsule review of the new, self-titled album from the political hardcore/thrash band, Bring Down the Hammer.

The Wire
“The Wire” and the American Nightmare

This article reviews the TV series, The Wire and points out how well the series does to depict a capitalist society in decay.

Utah Phillips
Utah Phillips: Golden Voice of the Great Southwest

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he [Utah Phillips] grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah where he spent many years of his life, always having a love-hate relationship with his adopted state.  It was here he […]

Movie Review: Traitor (2008)

In this article Jay Rothemel gives a review of the movie, Traitor.

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