The State And White Supremacy

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

As an ongoing phenomenon, the analysis of what is referred to as the George Floyd, or now the “Black Lives Matter” demos, must be necessarily tentative. It has been instructive to observe how the [...]

Pandemic Capitalism: Pervasive Inequality Is A Chosen Catastrophe

By Chris Oestereich, Open Democracy. -

The current flavor of ‘no holds barred’ capitalism sits at this precipice. For years, it has extracted everything within its reach. It has exploited our natural resources and damaged our [...]

Why Is China Painted As ‘Capitalist’ By Western Media

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

To call China ‘capitalist’ is to smear China. It is as if to say: “Chinese people are precisely like us. China is doing to the world the same injustice, committing the same crimes as we have been [...]

Protest And Power

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The last thing the Black Misleadership Class wants is a Black power-seeking movement. Wedded as they are to a token “place” in the capitalist spoils system, these misleaders have shown remarkable [...]

Capitalism – The Cause Of COVID-19 Deaths

By Sara Flounders, Workers.org. -

Does the COVID-19 virus operate differently in capitalist countries than in socialist countries? Based on a comparison of global numbers of fatalities, COVID-19 seems to appear in a more virulent [...]

How Racism Is An Essential Tool For Maintaining The Capitalist Order

By Richard D. Wolff,  Economy for All.   -

Capitalism’s cyclical crises could potentially turn their victims against it and make them receptive to the system’s critics. This would more likely happen if everyone in the society were [...]

CHOP And The Juneteenth Longshore Strike

By Socialist Revolution. -

On June 19, the International Longshore and Warehouse Workers Union (ILWU), a militant union of 42,000 members, shut down 29 ports along the West Coast of the United States and Canada, as workers [...]

Capitalist Catastrophism

By Kai Heron, ROAR Magazine. -

We are not really in capitalist realism anymore, that we have in fact been leaving it for quite some time and that the signs of what might replace it in our pandemic-ridden and rapidly warming [...]

Police Violence And Racism Have Always Been Tools Of Capitalism

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The system-wide challenges the United States faces with policing are entrenched and deeply rooted. When the historical and current practices of police are examined, it is evident police have been [...]

How Corporations Bankroll US Police Foundations

By Gin Armstrong and Derek Seidman, Eyes on the Ties. -

As calls to defund the police gain traction, bloated police budgets are coming under scrutiny for siphoning public resources away from black and brown communities. While police budgets are [...]

Building Power To Win Is The Revolutionary Approach To Bourgeois Electoralism

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The great African revolutionary, Amilcar Cabral, reminded us that without revolutionary theory there can be no revolution.  His reminder was not a call for abstract theorizing, quite the [...]

COVID-19: A Polygraph For These Times

By Pasqualina Curcio, Ultimas Noticias. -

Like a lie detector, COVID-19 has made obvious at least two phenomena that have been taking place already over the past few years: the decline of the U.S. empire and the failure of capitalism. [...]

What Would The Black Panthers Think Of Black Lives Matter?

By Paul Street, Truthdig. -

The U.S. ruling class, whose capitalist system is the historical midwife of modern racism, is not threatened by the racialist and black-capitalist BLM. But just to make sure that black anger is [...]

Neoliberalism Is In Critical Condition

By Riccardo Mastini, The Ecologist. -

Now is the moment to transition away from an economic system that thrives on exploitation. The Covid-19 pandemic is tearing the neoliberal playbook apart as politicians and citizens realise [...]

Act On Dr. King’s Call To Tackle Evils Of Racism, Economic Exploitation And War

By Alice Slater, In-Depth News. -

Martin Luther King, Jr. King called us to address “Three major evils—the evil of racism, the evil of poverty and the evil of war” to the consternation of the establishment. It is time to tell [...]