Tag: Black Lives Matter
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.
Ashley Smith interviewed Black Lives Matter activist and educator Jesse Hagopian about the struggle for Black Lives at school, the uprising for racial justice, the role of unions in that struggle, and the looming workers’ fight against austerity in cities and states across the country.
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.
The Poor People’s Army writes about their upcoming march on Biden and the DNC. Lives over luxury!
Kim Moody takes on class reductionist accounts of police violence.
Peter Ikeler demolishes Dustin Guastella’s recent article arguing that socialists should oppose the defunding of police. Against this reactionary nonsense, he advocates a properly socialist and abolitionist politics.
Robert Cuffy gives a speech at a march in New York City on Juneteenth, drawing on the words of Guyanese revolutionary Walter Rodney.