Jack Norton and David Stein respond to John Clegg and Adaner Usmani’s argument that mass incarceration isn’t a product of racism. The authors’ argument, they demonstrate, is both conceptually misguided and empirically wrong.
Drawing upon autobiographical reflections, JS Titus explores the class stratification of South Asians in the UK. She argues that class and oppression rather than idealized identities must be the basis of forging solidarity today.
Peter Bloom charts a path toward an abolitionist Marxism rooted in what he calls a “commons sense” for the current moment.
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.
Drawing on ethnographic work on anti-racist struggles in France, Jean Beaman makes the case for internationalizing Black Lives Matter.
How should we think about the rank and file strategy in light of recent developments, and how can it incorporate an analysis of social reproduction? Kate Doyle Griffiths reflects on what this means for socialist strategy today.
The Poor People’s Army writes about their upcoming march on Biden and the DNC. Lives over luxury!
Robert Cuffy on global solidarity against police repression
Kim Moody takes on class reductionist accounts of police violence.