Portside

Posted by Portside on August 25, 2016
Morning Star
By all means, look to the past. Learn and be inspired, but do not try to turn the clock back. The ultimate aim of socialism should be the abolition of capitalism — anything less than this is reformism in the service of capital. Socialists may disagree about the pace of transition, or the means of enacting revolutionary change — but their ultimate aim must be the end of capitalism.
Posted by Portside on April 27, 2016
In These Times
A convention fight this summer in Philadelphia offers Sanders the opportunity to make significant reforms to the Democratic Party. He should continue fighting to mobilize every last voter and delegate behind his agenda of guaranteed universal rights to healthcare, education, and dignified conditions - and continue impressing the necessity for ongoing mass agitation (what he calls the "political revolution") to accomplish the same.
Posted by Portside on March 6, 2016
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third test
Posted by Portside on March 6, 2016
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this is second test for message at 6:25
Posted by Portside on March 6, 2016
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This is a test to see if it goes thru in push mode
Posted by Portside on January 13, 2016
Dissent
Daniel DiSalvo's self proclaimed 'non-partisan' attack on public unions as greedy, inefficient and undemocratic, 'Government Against Itself,' has been welcomed by the right and granted recognition for its 'scholarship' even by some on the left. Not so fast, argues William P. Jone, in a deeper look into the economic realities and history of public unions, and the place of public unions in our democracy, DiSalvo has confused the symptom with the disease.
Posted by Portside on December 12, 2015
Black Agenda Report
Desperate to stem the “blackening” of the white homeland, the European Union last month offered billions in bribes to African governments to keep their citizens at home. “The goal of the ‘cash on the table’ deal was to place the responsibility for denying Africans refugee status in Europe on the shoulders of African countries.”

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