The vulnerability of the global supply chain has been thrown into sharp relief amid the global pandemic. But earlier this year that vulnerability was also exposed by indigenous protests and solidarity actions across Canada. John Clarke, a longstanding anti-poverty activist in Toronto, draws some strategic lessons.
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.
Notes on the betrayal of the Syrian left
An analysis of the 2019-20 uprising in Chile.
Is it possible to think, write, and practice a communism that is not fully determined by the debates and divisions of the twentieth century, one that learns from socialist and communist struggles—victories as well as defeats—and extends the struggle for communism into the twenty-first century?
Historically, most epidemics have spread geographically through two common forms of long-distance movement: trade and war. The timing, however, changed dramatically with the rise of capitalism.
What politics underlies the concept of “comradeship”? Is it a term that levels the playing field, or is it imposed from the top down?