The western growth machine creates communities with millions of “non-people”, unemployed youth or senior citizens who lack social significance. At the same time, a clique of financially well-off’s just grows stronger.
Socialism and Labor articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section deals with articles relating to democracy, socialism and labor. Reckoning with the important relationship between democracy and labor is essential in a democratic government. The theory of socialism, as opposed to capitalism, is characterized by social ownership of the means of production and co-operative management of the economy. Also see our articles on Anarchism, Capitalism, and Libertarianism. Also, there are many socialist parties in the US that you can find information on at our Third Party Central including Senator Bernie Sanders, a major election reform supporter.
This vast swing to left-wing ideology among young voters will come as no surprise to the baby boomer generation that witnessed (or partook in) the countercultural movement of the 1960’s.
The full archives weekly newspaper of the Socialist Workers Party has been put online for posterity
Hour and a half discussion on Bolivia’s democratic future by the National Endowment for Democracy
China refusing to release three activists arrested while they were investigating labor conditions
Does Russia spy on the United States? Absolutely. Am I defending Putin as a guy who wears a halo? Absolutely not. Does the United States spy on Russia? Of course; we even spy on our allies as we admitted.
Chinese city using big data provided by phone company to track movement of its migrant workers
The Left Forum banned four of five so-called Deep State panels. The speakers refused to be silenced and held a “Left Out Forum” due to a pattern of harassment to shut down free speech
PAC tied to a labor union that pushed for gas tax is spending big money in two GOP primaries
One person’s extreme is another’s normal. If I were to have a conversation about religion with large numbers of people in America, some would consider me extreme for being an Atheist and for being a Socialist.