Category Politics

Imagine 200 Occupy Candidates This Year…

Imagine 200 Occupy candidates running for Congress this year –- independent of the Democrats and Republicans. Imagine if these candidates were not careerist politicians, but activists and ordinary people, running as accountable representatives of a real, fighting movement of the…

Dogma or revolution? The choice for the Hard Left

The North Star sums up the problems with the American hard left, which has succeeded magnificently in becoming almost entirely irrelevant, locked into outmoded ideas, and unable to act. The American left barely exists. The self-consciously “anti-imperialist” American left, in…