Coco is an organizer with Central Ohio Revolutionary Socialists
Our Revolutionary Movement in the Twilight of Empire
The uncontested hegemony of U.S. imperialism on the world stage is slowly faltering. The United States needs a coherent revolutionary organization today — united around common answers to the most fundamental questions of the period.
Coco SmythNovember 27, 2021
Burning and Looting: A New Rebellion or a Reactionary Conspiracy?
As uprisings spread across the United States, there has been a lot of discussion about property destruction and militant resistance to the police. Are these tactics a legitimate expression of the struggle, or are they a product of undercover action by police provocateurs, white supremacists, or outside agitators?
Coco SmythJune 7, 2020
Revolution at the Ballot Box? Socialism and Elections
Is the Democratic Party a place for socialists to run for office? A look at the ideas of Karl Marx and the Communist International, with some modern examples of independent socialist campaigns.
Coco SmythDecember 15, 2019
The Struggle Continues: From the ISO to Central Ohio Revolutionary Socialists
A new communist collective, Central Ohio Revolutionary Socialists (CORS), is nearing its official launch. The nucleus of this organization was the Columbus branch of the International Socialist Organization (ISO). An organizer who spent five years as a member of the ISO recaps the final weeks of the ISO and distills some of the lessons which have informed their trajectory as an independent organization.
Coco SmythJuly 12, 2019