Category: SOCIAL DEMOCRACY

UNRELIABILITY, SPINELESSNESS OF THE WESTERN ‘LEFT’

Andre Vltchek Itinerant Philosopher and Journalist For years and decades, the so-called ‘left’ in the West has been moderately critical of North American (and sometimes even of European) imperialism and neo-colonialism. But whenever some individual or country rose up andREAD ON

TO BE A COMMUNIST

This essay is part of an anthology by the author to be published by Punto Press later this year. speak of myself as a Socialist but in my innermost self I think of myself as a Communist. I prefer theREAD ON

Socialists Supporting NATO and US Empire: a Response to Ashley Smith

by RICK STERLING t the recent annual convention of Veterans for Peace, VFP Vice President Jerry Condon said “The US peace movement has been demobilized by disinformation on Syria.” Disinformation and propaganda on Syria takes three distinct forms. The firstREAD ON

Vikings

Denmark: Return of the Vikings

Ron Ridenour Author, Activist, Journalist Scandinavia on the Skids: The Failure of Social Democracy (Part 7 of a 7 part series on Scandinavia “Socialism”) llegally I stepped upon the Royal Family’s castle grass in central Copenhagen during the flagday ceremonyREAD ON

Iron Fist

Denmark: Rogue State

Ron Ridenour Author, Activist, Journalist Scandinavia on the Skids: The Failure of Social Democracy (Part 6 of a 7 part series on Scandinavia “Socialism”) “Do I live in a rogue state?” Mette Fugl’s column was headlined in “Politiken”, June 4,READ ON

Are Trotskyists Everywhere?

  BY  MICHAEL BARKER   he mainstream media and Blairite elites in the Labour movement continue to paint socialists who support the ideas of Leon Trotsky as a toxic breed apart from Labour. When interviewed on Channel 4 News last week,READ ON

Vigdis Finnbogadöttir

Iceland, this is where bankers go to jail

Ron Ridenour Author, Activist, Journalist Scandinavia on the Skids: The Failure of Social Democracy (Part 4 of a 7 part series on Scandinavia “Socialism”) “Whenever I speak as head of state, I speak about peace. I will say it asREAD ON

Olof Palme Stoppa USA

Sweden-Finland-Norway Globalization Blues

Ron Ridenour Author, Activist, Journalist Scandinavia on the Skids: The Failure of Social Democracy (Part 3 of a 7 part series on Scandinavia “Socialism”) lof Palme had just won his fourth term as Prime Minister when we spoke in StockholmREAD ON