Socialism & Labor

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  • The Mueller Report Won’t Bring Down Trump
    by Corey Robin on March 25, 2019 at 1:49 pm

    I find myself in a peculiar position with regard to the Mueller report (assuming — big assumption, I know — that we have a good enough sense at this point of what’s in it). On the one hand, I was part of the Russiagate skeptic circle. I didn’t doubt that Russia had attempted to influence the election, […]

  • The Decline of the Low Countries
    by Alex de Jong on March 25, 2019 at 11:41 am

    The big winner of the Dutch regional elections on March 20 was the far-right Forum voor Democratie (FvD). This was first time the FvD participated in these elections, which also decide the composition of the country’s senate. With almost 15 percent of the vote, it immediately became one of the biggest factions in the upper […]


  • Nothing can be changed until it is faced
    by Maryam A, Nikki W on March 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Maryam A and Nikki W In the weeks after the 2019 convention of the International Socialist Organization (ISO), and in the days after the revelation that members of the 2013 Steering Committee had interfered with, overturned and silenced an independent committee’s finding that an ISO member had committed rape, survivors in and around the ISO organized in solidarity with one another and to point a way forward for the left. As […]

  • The period, the party and the next left
    by David McNally on March 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

    David McNally In this essay, socialist author David McNally contributes to the discussion about forms of socialist organization in the 21st century. During these weeks of reflection on the crisis of the ISO, we hope to publish articles that take up questions of organizational models. In early 2009, I wrote a lengthy letter to the international organizer for the International Socialist Organization (ISO) in the U.S. […]