Years after creating the Che Guevara poster that still adorns student bedrooms around the world, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick is delighted at its ubiquity.
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.
Venezuela has truly faced the consequences of being a socialist country in a world that a fascist United States loves to dominate. Venezuela has huge oil reserves that the US plans on controlling.
White South African workers have gone to the streets to protest discrimination. This is a first in country’s history. The apartheid system abolished in 1994 largely favored the white minority.
As it sits now, the mess of healthcare in the US has left the average citizen shell-shocked from a series of ongoing abuses designed into the current system. Many have come to see a true solution as beyond reach.
Cuba’s small farmers say island will not feed itself without broader reform of state-run agriculture, should constitution allow private property ownership.
Democrats don’t have it easy. It’s so much easier to sell the conservative and Republican idea, the have it your way, the ‘all about you’ philosophy. It is just fun to join a quest of self indulgence and the destruction of compassion.
The problem with America is Wall Street-style heartless capitalism where the guys at the top love only money, worship greed, and don’t care how it affects you and I. That’s just the way it is. Profit without conscience is the credo.
Born into slavery and kept as a servant for 30 years, Haby Mint Rabah is now running for parliament in Mauritania to fight for freedom.
Let’s keep advocating for systems like Instant Runoff Voting and Ranked Choice Voting, so that we the voters have the tools to truly pick better candidates, especially when the two dominant parties are not offering us candidates we want to vote for.
How come hedge fund managers and people who get paid in stocks only pay 20% while everybody else make less money and have to pay almost double that tax percentage? Our tax system is actually very regressive.