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.
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.
A member of an emergent radical caucus in CUNY’s PSC advocates expelling cop unions from all labor federations.
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 thought experiment on why the police dont deserve the protections of working class solidarity.
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.