Thinking beyond the primaries

This article appears in this week’s issue of Solidarity. In early June, voters in the U.S. territory of the Virgin Islands will go to the polls to choose their delegates for the Democratic National Convention….


Sanders and the unions

This article appears in the current issue of Solidarity. Bernie Sanders has introduced a new phrase into American politics: “working class.” For decades, hardly anyone has used those two words together. It was far more…


Bernie Sanders – Dangerous Trotskyist?

This article appears in the current issue of Solidarity. In the hunt for dirt on Bernie Sanders, hostile journalists have come up with very little. He had his honeymoon in the Soviet Union. He wrote…




Review: Downsizing, by Tom Watson

Tom Watson was, until very recently, the deputy leader of the British Labour Party. A few years ago, he was diagnosed as suffering from Type 2 Diabetes. At the time, he was 50 years old…


The “Bernie Blackout” is now over

This article appeared on the website of Workers Liberty. A few weeks ago, the mainstream media narrative about Bernie Sanders ran like this: Sanders appeals to a very limited audience in the Democratic Party and…