Election 2016: America’s Most Unwanted

Come November, Americans will get to “choose” which unpopular crook and liar will get to rule them on behalf of Wall Street for the next four years.

Police Brutality, Racism, and the Politics of Polarization

The grisly images on television and social media are unrelenting: car bombings, nightclub massacres, killer cops, and cop killers. It is what Lenin called capitalist “horror without end”—without end.

The Whole System is Rigged! Build a Mass Socialist Party!

That “the system is rigged” is the sentiment of millions of Americans as we head into the final stretch of the candidate selection process.

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USA: Revolution on the Horizon

The US political pendulum, which had swung so far to the right, is beginning to swing dramatically in the opposite direction. Years of crisis and instability have inexorably had an effect on consciousness. Sanders’ insurgent […]

Reformism, Revolution, and the Crisis of US Capitalism

Editorial for Socialist Appeal 92 – These days, it would seem that nearly everyone is a socialist of some sort or another. That was certainly not the case back when Socialist Appeal was founded fifteen […]

The Crisis and the Minimum Wage

The “Great Recession” may have technically ended in June 2009, but what really matters are full employment and a steadily increasing quality of life—which capitalism is unable to provide.

American Politics Gets Interesting

Editorial from Socialist Appeal No. 90 After years of monotonous two-party ping-pong, American politics has started to get interesting. Without a mass political party of our own, US workers are forced to abstain, cast a […]

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Power Concedes Nothing Without a Struggle

In this epoch of capitalist crisis, it is only a short step from an amorphous striving for basic rights and modest reforms to drawing fully revolutionary conclusions.

Bernie Sanders and the 2016 Presidential Election

Bernie’s decision to run for the Democratic Party’s nomination has shaken up the status quo. To understand what Sanders represents, we must examine his program and strategy.

Baltimore, Bernie Sanders, and the Brewing Revolution

Editorial for Socialist Appeal No. 88 With the heinous murder of Freddie Gray, the #BlackLivesMatter movement came roaring back to life. Tens of thousands of people again flooded streets across the country to protest against […]

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How to Fight Austerity and Win

Editorial for Socialist Appeal Number 87 In a world bleak with news of ISIS, Boko Haram, and the never-ending murders of unarmed black men by the police, Europe offers more than a glimmer of excitement […]

The War on Terror and the Terror of War

Editorial for Socialist Appeal 86 – The vicious cycle of state and individual terror continues unabated. Now France has been pulled violently into the maelstrom. The Marxists have long explained that imperialism and Islamic fundamentalism are two aspects of […]