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.
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.
Richard Smith argues, contra Eli Friedman, that China is not capitalist by a long shot.
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.
A preschool teacher in Vermont writes about the calamity of going back to work in the fall.
As of the late 1970s, China has become a fully fledged capitalist nation-state, complete with its own settler colonial projects and characterized by the law of value and the commodity-form.
For too long, gatekeepers of the art world have spoken in the name of the sector’s most marginalized workers. But now these workers are taking back the narrative, linking anti-racist mobilization to struggles in their own workplaces.