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Ian Scott Horst

Ian Scott Horst is an independent communist living in Brooklyn, New York. He is the author of Like Ho Chi Minh! Like Che Guevara! The Revolutionary Left in Ethiopia 1969–1979 (Paris: Foreign Languages Press, 2020). He marched under a “Lesbian and Gay Liberation through Socialist Revolution” banner at the first national march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights in 1979.

Ominous New Attacks on Trans Rights Remind Us…It’s Capitalism

If the viciousness and hostility against trans people and ultimately all LGBT people is today open-carried on the Far Right, it is our dependence on fair-weather liberals and the politicians of the Democratic Party that is our Achilles’ heel.

Ian Scott Horst

February 17, 2023