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Africa

New Statue, Old Chimurenga

Lebohang Mojapelo writes about how little Zimbabwe has changed since the November 2017 coup that drove out Robert Mugabe.

Anti-capitalism

Catastrophe in Lebanon

In the wake of the explosion in Beirut, can a social upsurge break free from the grip of Lebanon’s dominant parties?

Anti-capitalism

Abolitionist Socialism

Peter Bloom charts a path toward an abolitionist Marxism rooted in what he calls a “commons sense” for the current moment.

Anti-racism

Striking for Racial Justice

Dave Zirin talks about what led to the NBA players’ strike, where it can go from here, and its implications for the Black Lives Matter and labor movements.

Anti-racism

Minneapolis in Paris

Drawing on ethnographic work on anti-racist struggles in France, Jean Beaman makes the case for internationalizing Black Lives Matter.

Capitalism

Right-Wing Suicide in the U.S. Today

How should we understand the irrationalism of American rightists today? What to make of their seeming enthusiasm for the death drive?

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