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Elections: What Are They Good For?

By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. Before the 1960 Presidential Election, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., the historian who would become John Kennedy’s court intellectual, published a short book called Kennedy or Nixon: Does It Make Any Difference? His answer was that it made a big difference because Nixon was a feckless scoundrel […]

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The Empire Economy Does Not Serve The Economy Or People

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. This article was first published on Popular Resistance. As US Empire fades, we must choose a new path forward World history is filled with empires, e.g. the Roman and Byzantine empires, the European colonial empires, various ancient Iranian empires, the Arab Caliphate and Ottoman Empire, the Soviet Union to name a […]

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Working Class Politics After the NDP

By Sam Gindin and Michael Hurley. This article was first published on Socialist Project. Introduction: Crisis in Labour Politics The issue that we can’t ignore this Labour Day is the disorientation in our movement’s politics. List the issues working people are most concerned about today – whether deindustrialization, unemployment and underemployment; access to healthcare, childcare […]

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G20 THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME – Are extraordinary police powers and cuts to social safety net the G-20 plan for the future?

The G-20 wrapped up its work in Toronto on Sunday, and sent a message. Part of that message was in a document, 27 pages of a little bit of something for everybody. They also sent a message through the Canadian police about how the countries of the G-20 might deal with opposition to their plans. […]