The need to understand history

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived. But if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” So wrote the American author Maya Angelou. A fellow writer, James Baldwin also noted: “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed...

The crisis that won’t go away | by Phil Gasper

The economic crisis that began in 2008 is getting worse—but it’s finally sparking a fight back in the U.S. IT’S BOTH an exciting and a sobering time to be a socialist in the United States or, for that matter, almost anywhere else in the world. Exciting, of course,...