United States

From Black Wall Street to Black Capitalism

It was the super-exploitation of poor Black labor that facilitated both the function of Tulsa as a whole and the Black Wall Street District. Neither could have existed without the presence of poor Black people. Yet, their presence is rarely acknowledged in the revisionist plot.

Peyton Ham: Another Teenager Murdered by the Police

Peyton Ham, 16, was shot twice by a cop in Maryland on Tuesday. He was shot first while standing and then a second time after he was on the ground. This is just another example of the violence inherent in the system of policing. 

New York City “Ends Qualified Immunity” — A Little Bit

The media is celebrating NYC as the first major U.S. city to “end qualified immunity” for cops who commit criminal acts — but the legislation that passed is far from a full ban on the statute that protects cops from legal retribution.

Democrats Never Cared About Minimum Wage

Last night, the Senate Parliamentarian ruled that a $15 minimum wage cannot be passed with a simple majority. Democrats have said that they will not challenge her ruling, making it clear that they will always prioritize the interests of big business over workers.

The First 100 Days after the Revolution

In a work of “aspirational fiction,” a teacher in Wheeling, West Virginia, in the year 2031, looks back at the socialist revolution in the United States.