This 50-Year-Old Film from East Germany Shows the Last Days of Karl Liebknecht
Karl Liebknecht was murdered 103 years ago. The East German biopic "In Spite of Everything" premiered 50 years ago today and shows his final days.
Nathaniel FlakinJanuary 14, 2022
Jim Crow Joe’s Voting Rights Speech Made a Mockery of the Civil Rights Movement
Joe Biden cynically spoke out in favor of voting rights, pretending to have been an activist in the civil rights movement. But for all his talk about expanding democracy, Biden serves, strengthens, legitimizes, and protects the racist, undemocratic system under which we live.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 14, 2022
Massive Strike in France Against the Government’s Covid-19 Protocols for Schools
Tens of thousands of public education workers across France took to the streets on Thursday, January 13, in a nationwide strike against the government’s “chaotic” Covid-19 policies that are pushing responsibility for fighting the virus onto parents while keeping schools open as “daycare” for the country’s capitalists.
Tristane ChalaiseJanuary 14, 2022
Kazakhstan: A Revolt Against “Transitional” Capitalism
Dozens of protesters have been killed in protests sparked by a rise in fuel prices. The revolt is concerning to Russia and inconvenient for Western powers.
Philippe AlcoyJanuary 13, 2022
The Movement to Shut Down Red Hill Forced a Concession from the U.S. Navy. The Fight Continues.
The U.S. Navy has made a first concession to the demands of the movement to shut down Red Hill. Water protectors understand that their fight must continue. The larger climate movement, the working class, and oppressed people must maintain solidarity.
Sam CarlinerJanuary 12, 2022
The Jewish Museum in New York Joins the Fight for a Unionized Art World
The workers of this prestigious and historic institution have petitioned the National Labor Relations Board for a union election.
Sarah Frankie SigmanJanuary 12, 2022
2022 Must Mark a New Stage for the Climate Movement
After a year packed with climate disasters and blatant disregard by capitalists, the climate movement cannot afford to be apathetic or repeat a failed strategy.
Sam CarlinerJanuary 11, 2022
Two Stores and Counting: Starbucks Unionization Wave Picks Up
Following the unionization of one Starbucks store in Buffalo, NY, over half a dozen stores around the U.S. have filed with the National Labor Relations Board for elections of their own.
Rose LemlichJanuary 11, 2022