Category: Guest Posts

States Banning Abortion and Healthcare for Trans* People 

States across the U.S. have been increasingly making healthcare policy and law based more in bigotry and control than in science and human rights. Over a dozen states are planning to institute near-complete abortion bans and many are trying to keep young trans* people from accessing transition healthcare.

It’s Time to Nationalize Corporate Energy

A nationalized energy production and distribution system controlled by workers and consumers is the necessary fight to create a just and equitable green energy transition away from the current deregulated and for-profit paradigm. 

Actor Gina Carano looks back in a yellow dress at an event for The Mandalorian.

Actor Gina Carano Was Fired, but the Real “Cancel Culture” Is State Repression

Gina Carano was fired by LucasArts Films for sharing far-right social media posts. Conservative pundits have characterized her firing as part of “cancel culture” and a threat to free speech. But let’s be clear — while free speech is under constant threat as the state works hard to repress political activists, Gina Carano’s firing isn’t that.

Ten Years After the Arab Revolutions

Every revolution is a product of unique circumstances and speaks to the universal experiences of poverty, oppression and violence under capitalism. They tend to erupt when millions of people decide that they can no longer put up with life as usual and when the ruling establishment can no longer control the discontent in the usual ways. Both of these conditions were present in 2011.

States Banning Abortion and Healthcare for Trans* People 

States across the U.S. have been increasingly making healthcare policy and law based more in bigotry and control than in science and human rights. Over a dozen states are planning to institute near-complete abortion bans and many are trying to keep young trans* people from accessing transition healthcare.

It’s Time to Nationalize Corporate Energy

A nationalized energy production and distribution system controlled by workers and consumers is the necessary fight to create a just and equitable green energy transition away from the current deregulated and for-profit paradigm. 

Actor Gina Carano looks back in a yellow dress at an event for The Mandalorian.

Actor Gina Carano Was Fired, but the Real “Cancel Culture” Is State Repression

Gina Carano was fired by LucasArts Films for sharing far-right social media posts. Conservative pundits have characterized her firing as part of “cancel culture” and a threat to free speech. But let’s be clear — while free speech is under constant threat as the state works hard to repress political activists, Gina Carano’s firing isn’t that.

Ten Years After the Arab Revolutions

Every revolution is a product of unique circumstances and speaks to the universal experiences of poverty, oppression and violence under capitalism. They tend to erupt when millions of people decide that they can no longer put up with life as usual and when the ruling establishment can no longer control the discontent in the usual ways. Both of these conditions were present in 2011.