Geoffrey Aung discusses this month’s coup in Myanmar, the class composition of popular resistance, and how these events fit into a longer trajectory of capitalist transition.
Spectre’s Charlie Post interviews Rick Kuhn about his prolonged bout of Grossmania, ongoing university struggles in Australia, Bundism in Eastern Europe, and more
Thomas Watters explains why a class analysis of the petite bourgeoisie is crucial to understanding the current political moment.
Dan Berger argues that Trump wielded his pardon power for the same reason governors have largely refused it: to defend mass incarceration and the political-economic inequalities it upholds.
Joseph Daher takes stock of the Arab Spring 10 years later.
Jasson Perez argues that the rise of authoritarianism is a global phenomenon. When the US left takes an American exceptionalist approach, this sets us back in our quest to defeat neoliberalism, the insurgent right, fascism, and authoritarianism.
Charlie Post responds to Cihan Tuğal’s critique of Spectre’s editorial statement on the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
Steve Edwards on the semiotics of the invasion: “one set of supremacist fantasies faced off against another imaginary order.”
Cihan Tuğal offers a friendly critique of Spectre’s editorial statement on antifascist strategy in the wake of last week’s capitol riots.
Why did the Cuban regime adopt the Soviet model, indiscriminately repressing political opposition – including socialists, anarchists, and other leftists?