Yekaterina teaches Politics at Sarah Lawrence College.
Class Struggle, Not Court Struggle: The Folly of “Voting for Supreme Court Justices”
Liberals are trying to shame the Left into voting for Biden and Harris by claiming that Trump will pack the Supreme Court with anti-abortion zealots who will overturn Roe v. Wade. While such a scenario is certainly possible, this harm reduction approach to voting transforms important political questions into legal and technical ones and ultimately weakens the power of the working class.
Unsafe in any State: Reopening U.S. Schools Will be a Catastrophe
As schools across the country rush to reopen, many parents and education workers are being forced to make an impossible choice between their health and their economic wellbeing.
The U.S. Constitution and the Myth of Liberal Democracy
Worshipped by liberals and conservatives alike, the U.S. Constitution is an explicitly undemocratic and racist document that has been used time and again to exclude the vast majority of Americans from any political or economic power. A true democracy requires a socialist constitution.
Leave or Remain: There is no Working Class Solution to Brexit
As British voters go to the polls for EU elections, Brexit remains the main question that drives their political choices. However, despite both sides of the debate claiming to speak for the people, the Brexit debate represents a struggle between two pro-capitalist positions.