New Democratic House Leaders Steer Clear of Medicare For All New Bosses Same As the Old Bosses By Bruce A. Dixon (Black Agenda Report, December 2018)

In January 2019 the 116th Congress will swear in, this time with a Democratic majority in the House. Corporate Dems and even many self-described lefties are still celebrating some kind of victory. But it ain’t so. The headline on a November 20 Roll Call article “On Medicare For All Democrats Tread Lightly” says it all.Continue reading “New Democratic House Leaders Steer Clear of Medicare For All New Bosses Same As the Old Bosses By Bruce A. Dixon (Black Agenda Report, December 2018)”

Some Lessons from the Labor Party Experience of the 1990s

By Alan Benjamin (September 2005) The Labor Party that was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1996 is hanging by a thin thread. It exists in name only with a tiny apparatus. The LP’s collapse can be attributed in part to the LP leadership’s refusal to stake out a genuinely independent course against the Democrats andContinue reading “Some Lessons from the Labor Party Experience of the 1990s”