Who Killed Malcolm X
A new documentary sheds light on the botched investigation of the shooting of Malcolm X, who the real killers were, and who they were working for.
Julia WallaceFebruary 21, 2020
Langston Hughes Reflects on the Promise of The Soviet Union
Not only one of America’s preeminent poets, Langston Hughes was also firmly committed to the liberation of Black people and the working class. His accounts of his journey to the USSR in 1933 provide a powerful insight into the Revolution’s advances in fighting the oppression of religious and ethnic minorities.
Robert BelanoFebruary 18, 2020
Paint and protest: Iraqi protesters transform Baghdad with murals
When the waters of class struggle are stirring, art takes to the streets.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoFebruary 14, 2020
How Left Are The 2019 Oscar Films?
The 2019 movie season was dominated by discussions of class and capitalism. From blockbusters like Joker to indie hits like Hustlers to international crossovers like Parasite, the class divide was a key theme in many films with some critics even going so far as to call 2019 the year of class war in film. In this vein, we’ve looked at several of the films that were nominated for Oscars to see how left they really are.
Ezra BrainJanuary 17, 2020
BoJack Horseman: A Manic-Depressive Horse, Loosely Based on Bertolt Brecht
The third season of the cult show BoJack Horseman came out on Netflix in July. Many consider it a satire of the narcissistic world of Hollywood. But in reality, producer Raphael Bob-Waksberg has created a unique work of art about depression – using some of Brecht's tools.
Nathaniel FlakinMarch 18, 2017