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The Feeble Strength of One

Solidarity has been the foundation of the labor movement since its inception, the idea being that the bosses have all the wealth and power, but the workers have...   [ continue reading...]

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Full Employment and Freedom

In recent weeks, a federal job guarantee has rapidly gained momentum, with many Democrats backing the idea. That’s welcome news to those who have long adv...   [ continue reading...]

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Between Montgomery and Gaza

When a government guns down dozens of members of an oppressed group engaging in civil disobedience, it’s natural to feel any number of emotions: shock, so...   [ continue reading...]

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Repealing the “Right to Object”

Tomorrow, Ireland will vote on repealing the Eighth Amendment to its constitution. The Repeal the Eighth campaign opposes the amendment because it grants an unb...   [ continue reading...]

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When the Mailmen Rebelled

For eight days in March 1970 the country was rocked by an unprecedented and shocking national strike by postal service workers. Starting in New York City, the s...   [ continue reading...]

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A Poor Man’s Fight

A fragmentation grenade may wobble silently for about six seconds before it detonates. When it explodes, scores of razor-sharp projectiles spew outwards, shredd...   [ continue reading...]

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Before the World Arrived

By the 1960s, bankers around the world were whispering of a “Mexican miracle.” Only a generation removed from a bloody civil conflict, Mexico was bo...   [ continue reading...]

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Discovering Shanghai in Paris

A decade after the events in Paris, Régis Debray passed a withering verdict on the Maoism that had colored much of France’s far left in May ’...   [ continue reading...]

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George Wallace’s ’68

Despite our nostalgia, the “Sixties” was a polarized time rather than a radical one. Nowhere was this clearer than in the 1968 presidential election...   [ continue reading...]

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Year of the Zombie

The most radical film of 1968 wasn’t French — it was a low-budget horror feature made in Pittsburgh, PA. First-time feature director George A.&...   [ continue reading...]

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When Ramparts Reigned

In 1966, William F. Buckley hosted an episode of Firing Line titled “Is Ramparts Magazine Un-American?” Gesturing to his guest, Ramparts editor Bob...   [ continue reading...]

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How Beautiful It Was

On May 10, the “Night of the Barricades,” Belgian socialist Ernest Mandel was in Paris, addressing student protesters about to face down riot police...   [ continue reading...]

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The Birth of the Strike

250 years ago this month the use of the word “strike” to describe a form of collective work stoppage entered the English language. It first app...   [ continue reading...]

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Traitors to Their Class

Thanks to a banner 2016 and some great book sales, Bernie Sanders finally joined the ranks of the one percent, which, along with his fancy winter coat, has fuel...   [ continue reading...]

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Socialism In Our Time

The legacy of 1968 has been used to sell just about everything — from Ikea furniture to credit cards. So excuse us if we don’t feel bad about u...   [ continue reading...]

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The Tragedy of Bayard Rustin

Staughton Lynd was incensed. Here was the anti–Vietnam War movement, growing into something that could challenge LBJ’s murderous campaign, and Bayar...   [ continue reading...]

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When the Old World Unraveled

In 1968, I was twenty-four, a postgraduate, a university teacher, and an activist in the US New Left. My background was catholic and working class. I had entere...   [ continue reading...]

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Joschka Fischer’s Long March

Out of the 1968 generation, few political transformations are better known than that of Joschka Fischer — a street fighter turned foreign minister tu...   [ continue reading...]

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Dear Comrade, Follow the Feds

Sometime in the late fall of 1962, a document began circulating among members of the Communist Party USA based in the Chicago area, titled “Whither the Pa...   [ continue reading...]

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Half the Way with Mao Zedong

The American left has never produced a group more self-critical than Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). In the years since the organization’s 1969 c...   [ continue reading...]

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