John Foster / 17 Nov 2023

Between Two Nationalisms

The Spanish Challenge

Breathe easy. Spain’s Socialist leader, Pedro Sánchez, has won a second term in office.  This is the best possible outcome of the July election. Not just for Spain but also for Europe.(...)

John Foster / 03 Nov 2023

When Left is Right

The Sahra Wagenknecht Experience

It was inevitable that Sahra Wagenknecht ditched Die Linke. From her perspective, she was the only thing keeping the party afloat.(...)

John Foster / 27 Oct 2023

Left Against Fascism

Joseph Fronczak’s Everything is Possible and Rachel Maddow’s Prequel

The difference between right and left is who you blame. On the left, it’s capitalism and colonialism. On the right, it’s the Frankfurt School and LGBTQ.(...)

John Foster / 08 Sep 2023

Revolutionary Italy

Remembering Mario Tronti, Part I

Mario Tronti’s death is a tragedy. A key figure in Italian radical politics in the 1960s, like many members of his generation, he started his career as a Communist and ended it in the Democratic Party (PD).(...)

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