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Violence against Asian Americans Is Fueled by U.S. Imperialism

Asian Americans are bearing the brunt of U.S. escalations against China. Thousands of hate crimes have occurred in the past year, including yesterday’s misogynistic, anti-Asian shooting in Georgia. 

Sam Carliner

March 18, 2021

The Racist System that Killed George Floyd is Set Up to Let Derek Chauvin Off Easy

Derek Chauvin is standing trial soon for the murder of George Floyd. But the entire process is designed to protect the state and its institutions, not to get "justice" for the murder of a Black man by the police. The structural racism of American “law and order” is already on plain display.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 16, 2021

Jackson Mississippi Residents Still Don’t Have Clean Water

Four weeks after freak storms crippled the Texas power grid and water systems across the South, the majority-Black city of Jackson, Mississippi is still without clean water. 

Jonathan Read

March 12, 2021

Battlefield Bessemer

The unionization drive at Amazon in Alabama revives the Black labor tradition.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 7, 2021

The Struggle Against Racism is International

The following speech was delivered by Carmin Maffea at the “Black Socialists on BLM, Class Struggle, and Revolution” online panel held February 27, 2021

Carmin Maffea

March 6, 2021

“To Ally With the Democratic Party Is to Ally Against Ourselves”: BLM Inland Empire Breaks with BLM Global Network

Below we are republishing a statement issued by the group formally known as Black Lives Matter- Inland Empire (BLM IE), California, announcing their break with the Black Lives Matter Global Network (BLMGN).

Left Voice

February 4, 2021

Tens of Thousands in France Protest Racist Security and Anti-Muslim Laws

Demonstrations continued across France this past weekend, for the third week in a row. The Macron government is pushing for a “security law” that would criminalize filming police and an “anti-separatism” law that is nothing less than legalized Islamophobia.

Scott Cooper

December 14, 2020

Interview: If Unions Had Organized the South, Could Trump Have Been Avoided?

What can the labor struggles of unions in the 30s and 40s in the South tell us about the character of U.S. politics and the labor movement today? An interview with Marxist Michael Goldfield on his book The Southern Key: Class, Race, and Radicalism in the 1930s and 1940s.

Chris Wright

December 12, 2020

Stop the Execution of Brandon Bernard

Brandon Bernard, sentenced to death at just 18 years old, is slated to be executed today as President Trump ramps up executions. We must abolish the death penalty. 

Otto Fors

December 10, 2020