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How the Mexican Revolution Made John Reed a Red

Meagan Day Jacobin
John Reed’s thrilling dispatches from the front lines of the Mexican Revolution could have made him a pop culture celebrity. Instead, the experience made him a committed socialist.

The Fight for Chile’s Future

Melany Cruz Tribune
Chileans face a stark choice in the second round of their presidential election – a far-right candidate who admires the legacy of Pinochet or a left-wing reformer pledging to tackle social inequality.

Inflation and Corporate Profits

Dominick Reuter and Andy Kiersz Business Insider
Corporations are using inflation as an excuse to raise prices and make fatter profits — and it's making the problem worse

Giving Tuesday - A Portside Message: Our Vision for 2022

Portside
The threat to the survival of our democracy is clear: a would-be dictator and a cultist political party. A truly multiracial, inclusive, radical democratic movement that has a vision beyond capitalism is key. You can help.