The Limits Of ‘Lived Experience’

By Erica Caines, Black Agenda Report. -

Online, the “left” continues to find itself in a never ending series of bad faith arguments around self-determination. Many terms/frameworks that may have had a subversive character within their [...]

Organizer Do’s And Dont’s- 101

By Ahjamu Umi, Hood Communist. -

My license to speak about this comes from the fact I’ve been involved in organizing work since 1979 when I joined the Pan-Africanist Secretariat (Brother Oba T’Shaka for those that know) at 17 [...]

Florestan Fernandes National School Celebrates 15th Anniversary

By Vivian Fernandes, -

A space built by the working class, brick by brick, in order to make political education possible for peoples’ organizations across the world. This was the proposal with which the Florestan [...]

Why We Need Resistance Studies

By Richard Jackson, -

For starters, we are going to need a great deal of nonviolent resistance to cope with the coming climate warming crisis. Our political system and our public institutions are ill-equipped to make [...]

AfGJ Reviews Year’s “Best” Albums For Activists

By James Patrick Jordan, -

It’s that time of year when we look back on the old year while entering the new.  On the music front, there were many releases in 2017 to pique the interest of the socially and politically [...]

Will USian PseudoLeft Evolve True Revolutionary Consciousness?

By Loren Bliss, -

Exemplifying how Capitalism's momentum invariably thrusts it toward fascism, Mainstream Media was headed in that direction even under the independent ownership that characterized most USian [...]

Seven Steps To Becoming A Citizen Activist

By Staff, -

When meeting with a public official you must explain the problem you want addressed and what you want that person to do. It should not be so general a request that the politician can nod and say [...]

The Praetorian Bodyguards (Of The Empire’s Liars)

By Greg Maybury, -

By Greg Maybury for Pox Amerikana - The soul of wit may become the body of untruth. However elegant and memorable, brevity can never, in the nature of things, do justice to all the facts of a [...]

Black Study, Black Struggle

By Robin D. G. Kelley, -

By Robin D. G. Kelley for Boston Review - In the fall of 2015, college campuses were engulfed by fires ignited in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. This is not to say that college students had [...]

How Radical Must We Be For Schools Children Deserve?

By Steven Singer, -

By Steven Singer for Badass Teacher Association - There was a point during Chris Hedges keynote address today when I could barely catch my breath. My chest was heaving, tears were leaking from my [...]

“When We Fight, We Win!”: Art Of Transformative Organizing

By Greg Jobin-Leeds, -

By Greg Jobin-Leeds for Truth Out - The following is an excerpt from the introduction to When We Fight, We Win! Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our [...]

Bookchin: Living Legacy Of An American Revolutionary

By Federico Venturini, -

Debbie Bookchin: The creation of this book was inspired among other things by the ongoing political discussion about which direction the Left should take with respect to the question of [...]