Author: Ana Rivera

CUNY Union Passes Resolution Demanding End to All U.S. Aid to Israel

Rank-and-file activists in CUNY’s faculty and staff union fought against bureaucratic machinations to pass a resolution calling for internal discussions of BDS and demanding that Joe Biden end all aid to Israel and other countries participating in human rights violations.

No, Germany Is Not Actually Recognizing the Genocide in Namibia

The German government has made international headlines with its public “gestures of reconciliation” for the genocide of tens of thousands of West Africans in the early 1900s. Representatives of the Herero and Nama peoples are rejecting the deal, saying it comes nowhere close to addressing the effects of Germany’s long history of colonial exploitation in the region.

Excluded from the NPA, We Begin the Process of Building a New Revolutionary Organization: Statement of 296 NPA Activists

This declaration addresses the de facto expulsion from the organization of its 296 signers, militants of the New Anticapitalist Party in France from 34 of the party’s committees. For the militants of Révolution Permanente and the CCR, the Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International group that is a tendency within the NPA, it opens a new stage in the fight to build a revolutionary workers party in France.

Jeff Bezos Is Going into Space. Fingers Crossed He Won’t Come Back

If Bezos, Musk and Co. want to go “off Earth,” then let them. Our task is to ensure that at some point, when they come back, they’ll find the completely irrational, exploitative system of capitalism on which their obscene wealth was based has been dismantled and replaced with a socialist society.

Will the GOP Fall?

In the wake of Trump’s defeat, what paths are open for the Republican Party and Trumpism?
People wearing masks stand in line to vote for the 2020 election.

What Can We Read from the Vote?

It appears that more than 150 million votes were cast in the U.S. presidential election. The highest level of participation in a U.S. presidential election in 100 years, this historic turnout signifies the impact of youth and minority voting in a year marked by mobilizations.

Trump’s SC Nominee: Every Bit as Anti-Choice as People Feared

The battle for the available seat in the Supreme Court after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has begun. The GOP supported Amy Coney Barret will be Trump’s nominee. This Supreme Court pick strengthens the conservative agenda, and the  President believes that this will secure him the presidency in a contested election.  

How Capitalists Benefit from Science Denialism

Increasing science denialism in the wake of the pandemic has made space for the racist and xenophobic policies of the extreme Right across the world. But bourgeois democracy cannot stop the rise of the Far Right — only the organization of the working class can.

30 Million Tenants at Risk of Eviction as Federal Moratorium Ends

The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the housing crisis, leading to four out of ten tenants experiencing housing insecurity. Mass layoffs and the Republicans’ proposed cuts to unemployment insurance will put millions who cannot afford to pay rent on the verge of homelessness.