The Race Class Narrative Can Win

By Anika Fassia And Tinselyn Simms, Dissent Magazine. -

We’re glad to be at a point in American political discourse where the question being posed is how to talk about race and class, rather than whether to do so. For too long, many on the left, [...]

A Unified Story For A Divided World

By Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò, Dissent Magazine. -

Wars of position rage between “race reductionists” who insist on the political primacy of race and their “class reductionist” counterparts. But some of us, especially those of us who make use of [...]

Intersectional Class Struggle: From Shared Oppression To Unified Resistance

By Michael Beyea Reagan, Roar Magazine. -

A fifth of the way through the 21st century, our world is riven by conflict and catastrophe and COVID-19 is accelerating our crises. The global pandemic has killed millions of people, with race, [...]

Multiple Mainstreams

By Carla Murphy, Dissent Magazine. -

I suppose I’m meant to care how “the left” talks about race and class. I fit the profile; I’m a black female journalist. My stories since the early 2000s have featured men and women made [...]

Workers Are Funding The War On Themselves

By David Sirota, The Daily Poster. -

As the private equity industry launches ads to protect its lucrative tax preferences, we should remember that this industry is the unseen man behind the curtain driving many social ills — from [...]

Coming Out Against Imperialism

By James Greig and Omar Shweiki, Tribune Magazine. -

‘Gay Liberation is for the homosexual who stands up, and fights back.’ In 1970, the year after the Stonewall riots, fliers for the first Christopher Street Liberation Day captured the theory, [...]

Preventing A Return To Normal Amidst The Current Catastrophe

By A.M. Gittlitz and Matt Peterson, ROAR Magazine. -

Towards the beginning of our most recent global catastrophe, writer A.M. Gittlitz published I Want to Believe: Posadism, UFOs and Apocalypse Communism, the result of his years-long research on [...]

Biden Extends Eviction Moratorium For One Last Month As Crisis Looms

By Sharon Zhang, Truthout. -

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Thursday that it would be extending a moratorium on evictions until July 31. This will be the last time the CDC extends the [...]

Supreme Court limits California Union Recruiting In Favor Of Property Rights

By Kate Cimini, Cal Matters. -

In a blow to labor, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a decades-old California rule inspired by César Chávez that allowed union organizers to meet with farmworkers at their place of work. [...]

San Francisco Tenant Lawyers Anticipate Flood Of Evictions

By Noah Arroyo, San Francisco Public Press. -

A wave of evictions could wash across the city next month, tenant attorneys say, even as lawmakers scramble to prevent widespread displacement. “I’m afraid that we’re talking about thousands [...]

Here’s Where People Of Color Can’t Access Opportunity Without A Car

Even the most transit-rich cities in America are failing to connect people without cars — who tend to be disproportionately low-income or people of color — to job opportunities, a new analysis [...]

Outrage At ProPublica Tax Leaks Underscores Their Importance

By Ari Paul, Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting. -

A ProPublica report (6/8/21) on the leaked federal tax documents of super-wealthy individuals has bolstered the economic left’s argument that the US economy is set up in favor of the wealthiest. [...]

The Kisan Farmers’ Commune In India

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 26 June 2021, tens of thousands of Indian farmers will gather in front of the government offices in India’s twenty-eight states. They will come to commemorate the completion of seven months of [...]

On Contact: Dying For An iPhone

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Professor Jenny Chan about the people in China who make iPhones, iPads and Kindles, driving the huge profits of two of the world’s most powerful [...]

Building An Anti-imperialist Climate Justice Movement

By Max Ajl, Roar Magazine. -

In his new book, A People’s Green New Deal, Max Ajl presents a sweeping, often damning, appraisal of the Global North’s limited attempts to mitigate and adapt to global heating. Eco-nationalism, [...]