Archives: Online Posts
COVID-19 as Social Murder
COVID-19 isn’t just a pandemic. Let’s put the homicidal structures of capitalism on trial.
Covid-19 Denialism and Xenophobia
Edna Bonhomme explains how Germany’s relatively sucessful COVID-19 policy is fueling denialism, conspiracism, xenophobia, and racism – and how it may undermine the public health response.
Learning from Las Vegas
Alex Doris discusses Bernie Sanders victory in Nevada’s Democractic Party primary in terms of the Culinary union there, health care, “fortress unionism,’ mass COIVD-19 layoffs and lessons for the left.
An Organic Crisis Is Upon Us
As the world descends into chaos, political struggles are articulated in unexpected ways. Gramsci’s concept of “organic crisis” can help us make sense of this mess and what it all means for the politics of class struggle.
Cross-Border Feminist Manifesto
International feminist manifesto about the pandemic, global crisis, and the need for continued struggle.
Transit Workers’ Struggle in a Pandemic
A transit worker writes of the political potential of the demand for PPE.
Historical Lessons of the Syrian Revolution
Notes on the betrayal of the Syrian left
An analysis of the 2019-20 uprising in Chile.
Only the Rank and File Can Save Us Now
Organizing, workplace action, and basic protective equipment is not a privilege. It is a necessity if we want to be able to contain Covid-19 and for saving the lives of nurses and patients.
How to Have a Boycott in a Pandemic
What does the pandemic change about the strike at UC Santa Cruz?