Buffalo Mass Shooting: Mourn for the Murdered and Fight for the Living
The racist murders and the police’s kid glove treatment of the mass shooter must be met with fury and organization. Mourn for the murdered and fight like hell for the living.
Julia WallaceMay 15, 2022
White Lives Matter Rallies Eclipsed by Counter Protesters
The right wing called these rallies across the country to try to rehabilitate itself. For the most part, the attempts totally flopped.
Steve LeighApril 15, 2021
Presidential Debate #1: The Squabbles of Capital
The first presidential debate, for all its drama and chaos, showed that there are actually very few political differences between the two candidates. While it is certainly alarming to watch Donald Trump continue his increasingly overt overtures to the far right, we must understand that it is the working class, not Joe Biden, that has the power to fight back against the far-right.
Ezra BrainSeptember 30, 2020
Trump Emboldens White Supremacists in Oregon
This weekend, white supremacists held another Trump rally in Oregon. They beat up Black Lives Matter protesters and spoke about shooting Democratic Party politicians. With Trump emboldening the far right, how can we stop them?
Tatiana CozzarelliSeptember 8, 2020
Justice for James Scurlock, Killed by Racist White Vigilante
James Scurlock, a 22 year old protestor, was murdered at the hands of a white bar owner during the protests in Omaha, Nebraska. The Police force is complicit in encouraging white vigilante violence and has yet to charge the murderer.
Kimberly AnnJune 9, 2020
Ahmaud Arbery and White Vigilante Violence
Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, was murdered by white vigilantes while jogging in Late February. His death is part of a sustained campaign of terror and violence against Black people in the United States, carried on for centuries by agents of the settler capitalist state and their white civilian allies.
Rebecca MargoliesMay 8, 2020
Woke Cop-aganda? HBO’s Watchmen’s Hits and Misses
The HBO series Watchmen makes some accurate observations about American racism going back a century, but it ultimately fails to reflect the central nature of the relationship between class, race, and the role of police in present-day America. Despite this weakness, the series inadvertently warns against the idea that individual heroism can replace the strength of organized fightback. Warning: spoilers abound!
Francesca GomesMarch 5, 2020
You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train: It’s Up to Us to Fight Fascists
One year after the right-wing attacks at Charlottesville, it's up to us to fight both the white supremacists, as well as the capitalist state in the streets.
Tatiana CozzarelliAugust 12, 2018
DC Metro Workers Show Union Power Against Unite the Right
The Unite the Right was going to get private subway cars. Thanks to subway workers, they won't.
Ena LeeAugust 7, 2018
Trump at the Precipice?
The firing of Steve Bannon from his post as Chief Strategist represents a victory for John Kelly and offers the possibility of imposing order between the various factions that surround the president. But is it too late?
Jimena VergaraAugust 24, 2017