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Still Not a Neutral Player on a Moving Train: Carrying Howard Zinn’s Torch in the Classrooms and in the Streets
We remember Howard Zinn on the eighth anniversary of his death.
Michael GottliebJanuary 27, 2018
Whose Community? A Report from Graduate Center Grounds
A report from a semester of organizing at CUNY Graduate Center.
Angela DunneDecember 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 CozzarelliDecember 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 CastellanosNovember 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 VoiceApril 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 MillerFebruary 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 VoiceJanuary 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 HioeMarch 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 LisakOctober 17, 2015