“Woke” racial capitalism reveals contradictory tendencies in the material structure of capitalism and its ideological superstructure.
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.
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.
Drawing on ethnographic work on anti-racist struggles in France, Jean Beaman makes the case for internationalizing Black Lives Matter.
Kim Moody takes on class reductionist accounts of police violence.
Police racism isn’t aberrant but is constitutive of a material and practical system of white supremacy embodied in state power.
Philosopher Michael Bray provides us with six theses on social reproduction, biopolitical economies, and the legitimacy of states in the context of the current crisis.