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Defunding the Police Means Transforming Our Society

Gerald Smith speaks at today’s Juneteenth West Coast port shutdown against racist police violence, continuing the ILWU’s long history of waging anti-racist struggles as class struggles.


American Carnage

Police racism isn’t aberrant but is constitutive of a material and practical system of white supremacy embodied in state power.


What Do I Tell My Students?

A NYC teacher provides an account of being severely beaten by the NYPD for simply violating an 8 pm curfew.


Bartending in the Apocalypse

Interview with James Brooke about his graphic vignettes from Bartending the Apocalypse, and excerpts from the work. More available on Instagram: @bartendingintheapocalypse


Agents of Repression

A thought experiment on why the police dont deserve the protections of working class solidarity.


The Death of Hong Kong’s Autonomy: Beyond the Crackdown

Spectre’s Ashley Smith interviews leading Hong Kong activist Au Loong Yu in the aftermath of China’s latest crackdown. What does it all mean against the backdrop of the pandemic, global recession, and Cold War redux?


For a Grad Workers’ Strike

Graduate workers can and must be at the forefront of a strike against cops, austerity, and indeed, the capitalist university as it currently exists.

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