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Blanqui and the Communist Enlightenment

Louis-Auguste Blanqui understood that bourgeois society is incapable of realizing the universalist principles of “liberté, égalité, fraternité” and that their fulfillment requires the establishment of communism.

Doug Enaa Greene

December 28, 2017

Whose Community? A Report from Graduate Center Grounds

A report from a semester of organizing at CUNY Graduate Center.

Angela Dunne

December 22, 2017

What is the Taylor Law?

The Taylor Law is perhaps best known for its no-strike clause. It is thrown around at union meetings in an attempt to strike fear into the heart of the rank and file. But what exactly is the Taylor Law? How does it work? This second article in a three-part series describes and explains the law itself. The next and last article will analyze several incidents in which the Taylor Law was challenged the outcomes of these challenges.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

December 7, 2017

Coco: Capitalist Appropriation of Mexican Tradition

In the midst of heightened xenophobia and anti-Latino sentiment in Donald Trump’s USA, Disney’s newest animated hit, Coco, appropriates an old Mexican tradition.

Juan Castellanos

November 22, 2017

Academics and Students Call for a Nationwide University Shut Down on May Day

Nancy Fraser, David Harvey, Judith Butler, Cornell West, Etienne Balibar and other students and intellectuals sign a petition calling for a moratorium on May 1. The following pledge is being circulated by students, staff, faculty, and administrators across the United States. Sign and circulate this call to action.

Left Voice

April 13, 2017

“The Future Is Female” Is Not A Progressive Slogan

“The Future Is Female” is a corporate feminist slogan. It erases queer, trans, and other non-binary people entirely, and it implies erasing men, which is not feminist.

Sam Miller

February 21, 2017

Resistance Against Trump: Inauguration Actions in DC

A list of events and actions taking place in Washington, DC from January 19 to 21.

Left Voice

January 16, 2017

The Ansteel Strike in Guangzhou and Continued Attempts by the Chinese State to Crack Down on Labor

In a year which has seen much labor militancy, a labor strike at a Guangzhou steel factory involving reportedly more than 2,000 workers has captured much attention. The strike lasted seven days, with some partial victories. Workers were demonstrating against pay cuts, lay-offs, and the introduction of a performance-based payment system.

Brian Hioe

March 7, 2016

Do not say please

The first Palestine Film Exhibition in Buenos Aires was organized last month by the Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University, together with the National University of San Martin (UNSAM), and the Cooperation Cultural Center Floreal Gorini. The film, My Love Awaits me by the Sea, was screened at the BAMA Arye Cinema (Buenos Aires Mon Amour).

Gisele Lisak

October 17, 2015