Orisanmi Burton reflects on the legacy of the Panther 21 on the 50th anniversary (to the day) of their acquittal.
Deni Alfaro Rubbo reviews Mike Gonzalez’s new book, In the Red Corner, about the political ideas of José Carlos Mariátegui.
Promise Li argues that a true movement for liberation for Asian Americans requires building collective power by linking anti-racist and anti-capitalist struggles in coalition with other marginalized communities.
Disreputable writers and outlets, often operating under the aegis of “independent journalism” with purportedly “leftwing” views, are spreading corrosive propaganda and disinformation that aims to strip Syrians of political agency
Spectre editor Tithi Bhattacharya explains why elite representation and mindfulness workshops are insufficient; what we need is a resurgence of militant mass mobilizations targeting the racist police state and capital.
Lausan and Critical China Scholars discuss how to effectively articulate a leftist, internationalist framework of solidarity in the face of mounting US-China tensions.
Daniel Tutt reconsiders the meaning the “lumpenproletariat,” not as a noun, but as a verb: an active process of lumpenization. What implications does this rethinking have in store for communist strategy, and how does it allow us to better understand the recurrent phenomenon of Bonapartism?
As a strike wave builds in Istanbul, we get a taste of what organized labor will look like in a post-AKP Turkey.
John Clarke argues that the Canadian state’s repression of the Proud Boys sets a dangerous precedent for working-class movements and the political left.
Charlie Post responds to Cihan Tuğal’s critique of Spectre’s editorial statement on the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.