Author: James Dennis Hoff

Conceived in Crisis, Uprisings Against Police Terror Rattle the Foundations of the U.S. State

On Wednesday, the mayor of Minnesota announced that Derek Chauvin — the police officer that suffocated George Floyd — will be charged with second degree murder, and that the other three cops who were accomplices of Chauvin will finally be arrested. This is an important victory for the movement; but these protests are unlike anything we have seen before and there is plenty of potential for continued unrest and resistance. 

Labor Unions Demand Justice For George Floyd

Labor Unions across the country have issued statements condemning the killing of George Floyd, but statements are not enough. To defeat racist police violence, we need a fighting labor movement willing to strike for justice.

CUNY Faculty On Verge of Wildcat Strike

After several hundred adjuncts were laid off at John Jay College, CUNY faculty — rank and file members of the PSC — have organized a wildcat strike to withhold spring grades. 

Get Militant or Die: Labor Unions in the Age of Crisis

Strongly-worded letters and lobbying campaigns only weaken the power of labor. To survive the interlocking economic, biological, and ecological crises already underway, working people will have to turn their unions into organizations for class struggle. 

Freeze Layoffs: Make the Capitalists Pay

As the coronavirus epidemic stretches on, working people are facing an economic collapse, the likes of which have not been seen since the Great Depression. Organizing to fight for an immediate ban on all layoffs has to be an essential part of any program to protect the working class and to make the capitalist’s pay for their crisis.

Conceived in Crisis, Uprisings Against Police Terror Rattle the Foundations of the U.S. State

On Wednesday, the mayor of Minnesota announced that Derek Chauvin — the police officer that suffocated George Floyd — will be charged with second degree murder, and that the other three cops who were accomplices of Chauvin will finally be arrested. This is an important victory for the movement; but these protests are unlike anything we have seen before and there is plenty of potential for continued unrest and resistance. 

Labor Unions Demand Justice For George Floyd

Labor Unions across the country have issued statements condemning the killing of George Floyd, but statements are not enough. To defeat racist police violence, we need a fighting labor movement willing to strike for justice.

CUNY Faculty On Verge of Wildcat Strike

After several hundred adjuncts were laid off at John Jay College, CUNY faculty — rank and file members of the PSC — have organized a wildcat strike to withhold spring grades. 

Get Militant or Die: Labor Unions in the Age of Crisis

Strongly-worded letters and lobbying campaigns only weaken the power of labor. To survive the interlocking economic, biological, and ecological crises already underway, working people will have to turn their unions into organizations for class struggle. 

Freeze Layoffs: Make the Capitalists Pay

As the coronavirus epidemic stretches on, working people are facing an economic collapse, the likes of which have not been seen since the Great Depression. Organizing to fight for an immediate ban on all layoffs has to be an essential part of any program to protect the working class and to make the capitalist’s pay for their crisis.