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.
Police racism isn’t aberrant but is constitutive of a material and practical system of white supremacy embodied in state power.
A NYC teacher provides an account of being severely beaten by the NYPD for simply violating an 8 pm curfew.
Interview with James Brooke about his graphic vignettes from Bartending the Apocalypse, and excerpts from the work. More available on Instagram: @bartendingintheapocalypse
An interview with ILWU’s Clarence Thomas on race, class, and longshore work in relation to the current round of uprisings
A thought experiment on why the police dont deserve the protections of working class solidarity.
Graduate workers can and must be at the forefront of a strike against cops, austerity, and indeed, the capitalist university as it currently exists.
Spectre’s editorial statement on the ongoing uprising: unconditional support for the rebellion and victory to those in the streets! When we decide that we will decide, a new epoch is on the horizon.
With urgency and coherency, all movements emanating from this crisis must begin with the call for open borders. But what does this mean in practical terms for the class struggle to come?
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.