A Socialist Strategy for Trade Union Work – A Reply to William Lewis

by Karl Belin Writing for Left Voice in a March 28 article entitled “All Power to the Rank and File,” William Lewis makes the case for a renewed and concerted effort to carry out socialist work in the trade union movement. We thank Comrade Lewis and Left Voice for publishing the article, as we share … Continue reading A Socialist Strategy for Trade Union Work – A Reply to William Lewis

A Victory against Milo’s Far-Right & Next Steps for a Mass Movement

  Following the anti-far-right/fascist riot at UC Berkeley, national media and President Trump exploded in a storm of criticism of the events that took place, with threats to pull UC funding and increased police repression following the successful shut down of an alt-right hate speech by Milo Yiannopoulos- a close collaborator of alt-right Steve Bannon … Continue reading A Victory against Milo’s Far-Right & Next Steps for a Mass Movement

A Discussion of Blueprints and the Party We Need

  Can the Democratic Party be used by socialists to effect social change? The debate over what kind of party workers and oppressed people need continues. John Leslie replies to Seth Ackerman's article, A Blueprint for a New Party, in Jacobin magazine. A Discussion of Blueprints and the Party We Need John Leslie Seth Ackerman’s … Continue reading A Discussion of Blueprints and the Party We Need

Democrats Fold in the Face of Trump

Wayne DeLuca Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has made bold statements about resistance to President Trump in the early days of his administration. But when the grossly unqualified Ben Carson’s nomination to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development came before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, she joined the unanimous vote to … Continue reading Democrats Fold in the Face of Trump

Study Guide: LEFT-WING’ COMMUNISM

  Study Guide: LEFT-WING’ COMMUNISM, An Infantile disorder (Class 1) READING A.  Lenin, ‘Left- Wing‘ Communism -An Infantile Disorder, Sections I-VI [32 pages] SUPPLEMENTARY READING B   Trotsky, “The School of Revolutionary Strategy,” The First Five Years of the Communist International, Vol. 2 C   Sectarianism, Centrism, and the Fourth International, Trotsky DISCUSSION POINTS 1 What were the principal … Continue reading Study Guide: LEFT-WING’ COMMUNISM

THE TRANSITIONAL PROGRAM Study Guide

THE TRANSITIONAL PROGRAM Study Guide REQUIRED READING A  Trotsky, “The Death Agony of Capitalism and the Tasks of the Fourth International” B  “A Discussion with Trotsky on the Transitional Program” SUPPLEMENTARY READING C. The Political Backwardness of American Workers Trotsky D  A Bill of Rights for working people DISCUSSION POINTS 1. “Classical social democracy, functioning in … Continue reading THE TRANSITIONAL PROGRAM Study Guide

Let the Inaugural Spark a Year of Resistance!

  All out for January 20 and January 21!         A statement from Resistance There are numerous events and demonstrations planned for the Inauguration Day and the day after.   As Trump takes the oath of office, many will protest his ascension to the White House. We regret that the different left organizations involved in Inaugural … Continue reading Let the Inaugural Spark a Year of Resistance!