Brian H. Silverstein
The Labor Movement Is Key for Palestinian Liberation
As part of the global movement in solidarity with Palestine and against the genocidal policies of the Israeli government, labor unions are taking action and demanding a ceasefire. This is not only a welcomed addition to the movement, but a necessary one that concretely shows the power of the working class.
Brian H. SilversteinNovember 18, 2023
Thousands March in Largest Mobilization for Palestine in Detroit History
A rally and march last weekend drew thousands of people to Detroit’s Hart Plaza, making it the largest protest for Palestine in the city’s history. Democrat-affiliated NGO leaders and politicians struggled to make the case that voting is the only available response to the apartheid. But the signs and chants of the people had a different message for “Genocide Joe.”
Brian H. SilversteinNovember 1, 2023
Drop the Charges, Defend the Movement, #StopCopCity
The Left must take up a mass campaign to defend activists facing state repression that threatens the democratic and civil rights of protesters everywhere.
Brian H. SilversteinSeptember 12, 2023
Divisions Within the Capitalist Class Shine Through During GOP Primary Debate
This week, the GOP held its first primary debate, which Trump did not attend. It revealed the extent of confusion within the Republican Party about how to respond to the growing social crisis and decline of U.S. hegemony.
Brian H. SilversteinAugust 27, 2023
48,000 University of California Academic Workers Begin Historic Strike
On November 14, 48,000 academic workers across the University of California system began the largest higher education strike in history. Their fight could inspire higher education workers across the country.
Brian H. SilversteinNovember 15, 2022
Disabled Black Detroiter Facing Eviction from Prominent Nonprofit
Housing justice and anti-police brutality groups stand with a Black Detroiter fighting an unjust eviction by a major nonprofit in Detroit.
Brian H. SilversteinOctober 9, 2022
University of Michigan Nurses Prepare to Fight for a Fair Contract
The Michigan Nurses Association’s contract ended on June 30th. Despite being lauded as "essential workers" and "healthcare heroes" for the past two years, nurses are facing cuts that seriously impact working conditions and ethical quality of care.
Brian H. SilversteinJuly 13, 2022