So what should we make of the NDP victory in Alberta? What does it mark politically and does it proclaim anything new about social democracy or democratic socialism?
There are many reasons to hate a system that produces so much war, destruction of the environment and alienation. Here are ten.
The European radical left of the 21st century has the task of setting a new agenda, and challenging the dominant political language, which the social democratic left has failed to do.
Ernie Peshkov-Chow explains how and why capitalism tries to turn us into idiots.
I'll call myself a democratic socialist once some of the democratic capitalists start coming out of the closet. The Liberals and Conservatives can add it to their preambles.
When this preamble passes into the mists of history this weekend, so too will the ghost of the NDP of Tommy Douglas. So too will the NDP of socialism and principle.
At its upcoming policy convention the NDP will once again debate whether it should abandon any reference, prominent or otherwise, to democratic "socialism".
As is usually the case, the threat to those who operate within circles of power and electoral politics and who accept the realities of our system has to come from outside. It cannot come from within.
Jan 25, 2013
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This volume of Socialist Register surveys some of the most explosive mobilizations around the world.
Dec 1, 2012
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The NDP Socialist Caucus (SC) was founded in 1998 at Toronto, Ontario by NDP activists who were concerned about the right-wing drift of the party leadership.