Author: Carmin Maffea

Anthony Smith holds a megaphone at the front of a march.

Free Anthony Smith

Federal agents have arrested Philadelphia anti-police activist Anthony Smith. We demand his release, and the release of all political prisoners.

Disney castle at night

Not So Magical: Disney Lays Off 28,000 Theme Park Workers

On September 29, Disney, a billion-dollar company, announced that it was going to lay off up to 28,000 of its theme park work force in the U.S. amidst the pandemic and economic crisis. The part-time, precarious positions will be most impacted.

Black Disenfranchisement Is Ingrained in the U.S. Election System

As President Trump urges his base to commit voter fraud in an attempt to help him win the November election, it is imperative to note that the United States has regularly, since its beginnings, barred much of its population from basic voting rights. Today, voter suppression predominantly impacts the Black and brown people, and this suppression must be denounced and done away with.

The Spirit of the Attica Rebellion Lives On

49 years have passed since the Attica uprising. Informed and inspired by the revolutionary spirit of the Black power movement those incarcerated at the Attica facility seized the prison with clear political demands. Though the movement was violently suppressed, it continues to inspire anti-racist and abolitionist movements today.

The Police Stood By as the Far Right Invaded the Capitol. The Working Class Must Stop Them

This afternoon, thousands of Trump supporters from across the country stormed the U.S. Capitol building in an effort to stop the certification of the Electoral College vote. The action began with a rally at which Trump himself encouraged his supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol. Protesters confronted police, broke through barricades, and stormed the Capitol building with little resistance from authorities. Demonstrators were egged on by Trump first through addressing them at a rally near the White House, then through a series of tweets where he criticized his Republican colleagues — including Vice President Mike Pence — for not

Anthony Smith holds a megaphone at the front of a march.

Free Anthony Smith

Federal agents have arrested Philadelphia anti-police activist Anthony Smith. We demand his release, and the release of all political prisoners.

Disney castle at night

Not So Magical: Disney Lays Off 28,000 Theme Park Workers

On September 29, Disney, a billion-dollar company, announced that it was going to lay off up to 28,000 of its theme park work force in the U.S. amidst the pandemic and economic crisis. The part-time, precarious positions will be most impacted.

Black Disenfranchisement Is Ingrained in the U.S. Election System

As President Trump urges his base to commit voter fraud in an attempt to help him win the November election, it is imperative to note that the United States has regularly, since its beginnings, barred much of its population from basic voting rights. Today, voter suppression predominantly impacts the Black and brown people, and this suppression must be denounced and done away with.

The Spirit of the Attica Rebellion Lives On

49 years have passed since the Attica uprising. Informed and inspired by the revolutionary spirit of the Black power movement those incarcerated at the Attica facility seized the prison with clear political demands. Though the movement was violently suppressed, it continues to inspire anti-racist and abolitionist movements today.