Book Review: The Revolution Won’t Be Stopped

By Roger Stoll, Alliance for Global Justice. -

Republican strategist Karl Rove often advised his clients to attack not the enemy’s weaknesses but its strengths. The bipartisan US foreign policy disinformation machine has taken Rove’s advice [...]

Content Control

By Nicole Froio, Dissent. -

Historically, the state and religion have been the institutions that control what people can and cannot say, punishing people for their thoughts, for their actions, and for their words. Silicon [...]

Kim Stanley Robinson’s ‘The Ministry For The Future’

By David Schwartzman, Washington Socialist. -

The Ministry for the Future (Orbit, 2020) is a magnificent novel but also an especially welcome resource for thinking about ecosocialist initiatives for a near-future global Green New Deal. Could [...]

One-Click Shopping Has Brought American Workers To The Brink

By Andru Okun, In These Times. -

A historic union drive at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama officially came to a close on Monday. Now comes the tallying of votes. The election represents the first large-scale effort to [...]

The Many Burdens Of Women’s Work

By Chelsea Nash, Rabble.ca. -

My younger sister, 18, is in her first year of college studying marine navigation. She sees herself travelling the world one day, the captain of a cruise ship or similarly large [...]

Mutual Aid, Abolition And Movements

By Stephanie Luce, Portside. -

When I first got involved in organizing, in the mid-1990’s in New York City, I wasn’t aware of the term “mutual aid” but mutual aid was a core part of what I saw around me in all the groups I was [...]

That’s Not ‘How Fascism Works’

By Madeleine Freeman, Left Voice. -

Donald Trump’s election in 2016 was a watershed moment in the national and international arena, one that marked a new step in the accelerated decline and crisis of the U.S. empire after 2008. [...]

Lessons From Mariame Kaba’s “We Do This ‘Til We Free Us”

By Micah Herskind, Medium. -

We can and must collectively build a world without policing, prisons, surveillance, punishment, and capitalism––a world in which all are equipped with the tools to prevent and transform harm, one [...]

Dean Spade’s New Guide To Mutual Aid

By Renee Feltz, The Indypendent. -

Out of both compassion and necessity, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted many of us to engage in mutual aid projects — such as signing up to buy groceries for an immuno-comprimised neighbor, or [...]

The Violent Story Of American Whiteness

By Kim Kelly, In These Times. -

The United States of America is a white suprema­cist nation. It always has been. Its white founders, ven­er­at­ed and lion­ized though they are in text­books and on cour­t­house lawns, [...]

Capitalism On A Ventilator

By Kollibri Terre Sonnenblume, Counterpunch. -

Asian countries have been far more successful than the US in responding to the COVID pandemic, but you’d never know that from the US media. Even most alternative media has been largely US- & [...]

The Origins Of Anti-Extractivism

By Nick Serpe, Dissent Magazine. -

In the social science literature, there’s this sense that countries or states that rely on mining or oil for their revenues are doomed to some kind of pathology: they’re going to be [...]

Book Review: ‘Capitalism On A Ventilator’

By Ted Kelly, Workers.org.   -

The compilation of these works is an act of internationalism and working-class unity. The result demonstrates the successes and true potential of a socialist system and exposes the cruelty and [...]

How A Working-Class Soldier Turned Against “Forever Wars”

By Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon, Popular Resistance. -

When it comes to debate about US military policy, the 2020 presidential election campaign is so far looking very similar to that of 2016. Joe Biden has pledged to ensure that “we have the [...]

A Decentralized Participatory Planning Proposal

Political scientist, author, and activist, Marta Harnecker devoted her life to collaborating in building radical democracy in Latin American communities where people have, for generations, [...]

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