Democratic Left

Single Moms At It Again, according to Third Way Foundation Report

If female-headed single-parent families (FHSPF) did not exist, conservatives would have to create them–because they are so useful in explaining any and every thing that has gone wrong in the U.S. for the past 50 years. For Senator Daniel Moynihan in the 1960s, FHSPF were the explanation for African American poverty. For President Ronald Reagan in the '80s, FHSPF provided the “welfare queens” (implicitly African American) who enjoyed lives of leisure on our tab.

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Cornel West Talks With DSA/YDS

Cornel_West17.jpgCornel West gave a wide-ranging interview to Chris Maisano, YDS co-chairs Beth Cozzolino and Matt Porter, and Maria Svart during the YDS winter conference, on the legacy of the 1963 March on Washington and the challenges facing the country and the left today.

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Immigrant Women Temp Workers Stand Up for Their Rights

Harvest of Empire, a History of Latinos in America: Interview with Democracy Now! Co-Host Juan Gonzalez



Journalist Juan González, author of the book and film Harvest of Empire, tells Patricia Rodríguez how US government actions and US corporate behavior in Latin America have impelled many Latinos to leave home.

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Harvest of Empire, a History of Latinos in America: Interview with Democracy Now! Co-Host Juan Gonzalez

Immigration to the U.S. is a consequence of changes in Latin America brought about by the U.S. Latin American Empire.

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Working for the Weekend: Putting full employment at the center of a new left-wing strategy

Jobs and the U.S. Economy: Understanding the February 2013 Unemployment Report

So, what’s not to like about the US economy?  The stock market is making all time (nominal) highs, corporate profits at record levels, housing prices rising – well, maybe there’s still the question of jobs: the lack thereof. 

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Celebrate International Women's Day, a Socialist Tradition

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