Former Vice President Mike Pence said the Biden administration’s adherence to “big government socialism” was reflected in nearly every political issue emanating from Washington, particularly the multi-trillion dollar spending proposal against to a possible vote in Congress this week. At a Wednesday night event celebrating the opening of Advancing AmericanRead More →

Joseph Kabuleta at the launch of NEED Kampala. Former presidential candidate Joseph Kabuleta has announced his new political movement, the National Economic Empowerment Dialogue (NEED), as a strategy to address economic challenges in Uganda. At the launch of NEED yesterday, September 28, 2021, Kabuleta said the political program prioritizes politiciansRead More →

Joseph Kabuleta at the launch of NEED Kampala. Former presidential candidate Joseph Kabuleta announced his new political movement, National Economic Empowerment Dialogue (NEED), as a strategy to address economic challenges in Uganda. During the launch of NEED yesterday, September 28, 2021, Kabuleta said that the political scheme prioritizes politicians withoutRead More →

Through Siphokazi Vuso Sep 27, 2021 Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share CAPE TOWN – In a revolutionary attempt to inspire gender equality in politics, a newly formed political movement in Plettenberg Bay is only fielding female candidates in the seven wards of Bitou municipality for theRead More →

Chinese Economy Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Chinese economic news. The writer, global chief strategist of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, is the author of “The Ten Rules of Successful Nations” For much of this year, commentators have warned that falling yieldsRead More →

Fridays For Future, an international anti-climate change movement, called for protests around the world last week. In total, there have been 1,700 strikes and demonstrations around the world in more than 80 countries. In Germany alone, more than 620,000 people demonstrated in 470 cities. Members of the International Youth andRead More →

Senator Rand Paul, a doctor who has been candidly critical of the Democratic Party’s policy and position on the coronavirus, appeared on “Hannity” Friday night to discuss the distribution of problematic monoclonal antibodies in the United States. Protects Americans from viruses. Paul suggests that because the Democratic Party rules Washington,Read More →

With the World Bank ditching ease of doing business reporting, the spotlight is on the indicators used to rank the world’s countries. They are imperfect, but they serve a purpose, as Swaminathan Anklesaria Aiyar argues in his article in The Economic Times.. Besides the Ease of Doing Business Index, thereRead More →

Former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo attended a launch event for a political movement to support her, one more step towards the creation of her own political party for the 2025 presidential election. She underlined her “vision of a strong, sovereign, reconciled, modern and prosperous Côte d’Ivoire”, hammering out theRead More →

When I reflect on the state of our society, I sometimes worry about how far we have advanced technically, but seemingly backwards in at least two areas: fundamental economic fairness and in our most difficult relationships, marriage. and the family. Comedian Bill Maher is right when he was interviewed byRead More →

Mahmudur Rahman | Posted: Sept. 23, 2021, 8:16 p.m. Fifty years after independence, the furrows on the head are still visible among day laborers. Better paid than they are and having given up farming to seek an elusive better life, their angst continues. The silent abandonment of socialism, even inRead More →

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/1148/33054 From The Socialist newspaper, September 22, 2021 Life expectancy is decreasing, and at a higher rate for the poorest (Click to enlarge) Nancy Taaffe, Socialist Party of Waltham Forest I often think when I hear that a member of the royal family has passed awayRead More →

“We are the Socialist Equality Party, Fourth International, and we stand to give the generalized opposition to the right-wing politics of all parliamentary parties a socialist voice and perspective.” With this statement, SGP Vice-President Christoph Vandreier began his party’s presentation in an election broadcast on German public television on SeptemberRead More →

Xi Jinping stands above the portrait of Mao Zedong. Lintao Zhang / Getty Images For a long time, analysts have attributed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tributes to Mao Zedong to “political staging,” but a the Wall Street newspaper exam recent writings and speeches from Xi suggest they should take himRead More →

– Counter Punch / Nathaniel St Clair DEMOCRACY exists if and when a community organizes its autonomy around the full participation, on an equal footing, of all members of the community. Its other, autocracy, exists when a community organizes (or allows) its governance by an individual or a subgroup ofRead More →

The signals are clear. The Chinese seek to pivot to socialism with, well, socialist characteristics. Now that the risk-reward ratio in terms of the benefits of state-controlled capitalism ~ rather erroneously called “socialism with Chinese characteristics” ~ has tilted in favor of the former with growing inequalities, cronyism and theRead More →

Much of the news from Republicans in Congress was about their attacks on the Democrats’ agenda, with many false allegations of frightening “socialist” policies. We have socialism in this country, but these are not policies promoted by the Democrats. Real socialism is the well-being of business. Thousands of large U.S.Read More →

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., A physician who has openly criticized Democrats’ policies and positions regarding the coronavirus, appeared on “Hannity” Friday night where he discussed the problematic distribution in the United States of monoclonal antibodies that could help protect Americans against the virus. Paul suggested that with the DemocratsRead More →

Democracy exists if and when a community organizes its autonomy around the full participation, on an equal footing, of all members of the community. Its other, autocracy, exists when a community organizes (or allows) its governance by an individual or a subgroup of that community, a leader. Universal suffrage isRead More →

“Imagine socialism” Ohio Wesleyan English Teacher’s First Book Explores Early Socialism Writings By Ohio Wesleyan University Ohio Wesleyan professor Mark A. Allison’s new book examines British socialist writing through the long 19th century – the century of socialism’s origin. (Cover image courtesy of Oxford University Press) DELAWARE, Ohio – TheRead More →

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/1147/33013 From The Socialist newspaper, September 15, 2021 Members of the Socialist Party held a booth at the Oxford Brookes Freshers Fair on Monday, highlighting the need for a new socialist student society on campus. We made contact with around 20 students and had broad discussionsRead More →

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/1147/33027 From The Socialist newspaper, September 15, 2021 Join the Youth Fight for Jobs protests on October 9 Alex Smith, Socialist Party of Liverpool There are massive attacks on young people on the immediate horizon. The end of the increase in universal credit, scheduled for theRead More →

As preparations begin for another so-called ‘freedom rally’ to oppose the lockdown, we wonder if Covid is the only thing motivating protesters. No … as you might expect, there are other tensions and influences and after Covid they might just turn to anti-climate action. As the official rally start timeRead More →

Beijing’s recently launched “common prosperity” development model is clearly already having an impact. But do the West and its allies see it the right way? Nervous fund managers looking at their Chinese portfolios are tearing their hair out. And journalists associated with Western mainstream and corporate media such as theRead More →

Banaag at Sikat ”, the monumental novel that Lope K. Santos published in 1906, is the first great novel of the proletariat in Asia. Its two main characters, Delfin and Felipe, represent the twin poles of socialism and anarchy; the novel oscillated between these two poles. I translated this novelRead More →

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 2 – A section of leaders in the Northeast region unveiled a new political party to advocate for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) interests ahead of the 2022 general election. In a joint press release read by Senator Garissa Abdul Haji following a meeting called by CabinetRead More →

Labor Day is here, and it’s about work in America. Our beloved workforce. Especially the middle-income American blue collar workers who have literally made this country a great country. They make our businesses work. They produce our goods and services. They are also the brave soldiers who defend our nationRead More →

What is socialism? For academics, it is a systematic way of organizing the distribution of goods and services. Former President Harry S. Truman said, referring to opponents of socialism: “Socialism is their name for almost anything that helps everyone.” Dr. Martin Luther King later ironically observed that, in light ofRead More →