social democracy

Jeremy Corbyn’s Struggle for Labour Leadership

August 3, 2016

London-based economist John Weeks says the current struggle in the Labour party will continue whether the party remains hierarchical and neoliberal or becomes mass-based and social democratic

The Corbyn No-Confidence Vote and the Bleeding of the Labour Party

June 28, 2016

Political scientist Leo Panitch says the mass support for keeping Jeremy Corbyn in leadership might split the Labour Party, which could lead to a renewed progressive class revolt that goes beyond social democracy

Martin Luther King Jr.

August 28, 2013
Anthony Monteiro: Obama administration has nothing to do with MLK’s legacy

Brazil Protests

July 1, 2013
President Dilma Rousseff conceded many of the demonstrators’ demands, and called for a national compromise to improve public services, by investing 100% of Brazil Oil revenues in education and health care.

Venezuelan Democracy: A Tension Between Centralized Power and Local Democracy

March 28, 2013

Manuel Larrabure: The Bolivarian Revolution succeeded in developing models of community power and reduced inequality but so far has failed to diversify the economy or extend workers democracy in the oil and mining sector

Who Benefits from Austerity?

March 10, 2013
Bob Pollin fields the question: are the very rich hunkering down for a long recession and to protect their assets, are more concerned about debt than high unemployment

State of the Working Woman

March 8, 2013

Jenny Ahn: Unionized women workers do better than unorganized; All working women need access to universal daycare

Israel Elections 2013

January 21, 2013
Shir Hever: Most Israelis believe to maintain a Jewish majority requires a show of negotiations but a real permanent occupation of Palestinian territories