18/10/2018 - Former grand wizard of the KKK David Duke announced his endorsement for the racist, misogynistic, and extreme-right Brazilian frontrunner in this year's presidential elections, Jair Bolsonaro
18/10/2018 - Bolsonaro’s ultra-right discourse has transformed into political assassinations and violence perpetrated by his followers.
17/10/2018 - Socialist Revolutionaries from Brazil explain how they are organizing against the rise of the far-right and why the call for a ‘critical vote’ to the PT in the coming runoff elections.
Reassessing the Legacy of Louis Althusser on His 100-Year Anniversary: An Interview with Warren Montag
16/10/2018 - Louis Althusser was one of the most disputed scholars in the Marxist tradition. Condemned as a revisionist by some, celebrated as a brilliant, innovative Marxist philosopher by others, his theoretical contributions still spur interest and controversy today, almost thirty years after his (...)
16/10/2018 - On Saturday, the German capital was filled with a massive demonstration. Over 250.000 people took to the streets to call for "solidarity instead of discrimination and for an open and free society." The huge crowd showed that there is plenty of will to fight against the country's rightward (...)
16/10/2018 - Sunday, October 7, will be remembered not only for the victory of the extreme right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil, but also for the cowardly and brutal murder of Romualdo Rosário da Costa, Master Moa Katendê, in the city of Salvador de (...)
14/10/2018 - Argentina is on the brink. The vicious austerity plan that President Macri’s government is trying to implement (and succeeding, to some degree) has increased Argentina’s poverty rate to 27 percent and its unemployment to close to 10 (...)
12/10/2018 - As Argentina’s economic crisis deepens, agreements have been signed behind the backs of working people that ensure the country’s continued plunder. Meanwhile, debate on the left has centered on the call for a Constituent Assembly and the role that this could play in the struggle for a workers’ (...)
10/10/2018 - On September 27, 43-year-old Crystal Mason began a nearly six-year prison sentence. Her crime? Voting in the 2016 presidential election
08/10/2018 - Brazil's far-right candidate won the first round of elections with a 46% majority. The Workers Party (PT) candidate came in a dismal second, with only 29%. How did this happen?
02/10/2018 - Fifty years ago, hundreds of students were massacred by the Mexican military in the Plaza Tlatelolco in the midst of a massive student uprising. Their spirit of resistance lives in today’s Mexican student movement.
01/10/2018 - Despite the shockingly farcical hearing in which Brett Kavanaugh was forced to address allegations of his history of sexual assault, there is every indication that he will be confirmed by the Senate Judiciary Committee and seated on the Supreme Court. The SCOTUS is, by design, an unaccountable (...)
30/09/2018 - Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the street to demand women's rights and protest right-wing Presidential candidate, Jair Bolsonaro.
27/09/2018 - On Tuesday, Argentine workers went on a general strike, bringing the country to a halt.
25/09/2018 - “Hello disgusting lefty. I’m leaving you this [drawing of military dictator Rafael] Videla so that you think better what you do.” On Monday, Argentine congressman Nicolás del Caño received death threats on his mobile phone. Del Caño is a former presidential candidate and a national representative (...)
23/09/2018 - Adjunct faculty at CUNY have been exploited for decades, but the union leadership has done little to address the problem. A militant, rank and file strategy, grounded in solidarity, is the only winning solution.
21/09/2018 - As part of a university movement against right-wing thugs on campus, thousands of Mexican students marched in silence to commemorate the Silent Demonstration of 1968.
20/09/2018 - Reflections on Chantal Mouffe’s new book, “For a Left Populism.”