Unity & Struggle holds seasonal meetings where we try to figure out ourselves and/or the world. In February, we looked back on “Striketober” in 2021 and at the ongoing Great Resignation.
U&S members gathered alongside friends and comrades in various cities on Turtle Island on March 13, 2022. Those present have connections to various international solidarity efforts and diasporas. We came together to discuss the situation in Ukraine, and reflect on international solidarity efforts. U&S members have expressed a range of background knowledge on the region,
Commons Journal, which is based in Kyiv, Ukraine, shared an important letter to the Western left about the changing conditions in the world, and how our analyses must adapt. We are reposting the piece written by Volodymyr Artiukh below. US-plaining is not enough. To the Western left, on your and our mistakes By Volodymyr Artiukh
There is broad agreement on the left that race has played a key role in the development and continuation of global capitalism. Yet race is often still seen as a distinct system of inequality, or an accidental byproduct of capitalist, hierarchical human relations. In the year following the George Floyd uprising, and amidst an ongoing
This position paper was drafted before Trump caught coronavirus. It was approved in a unanimous vote by the majority of Unity and Struggle members. Whether you agree with us or not, we hope it encourages revolutionaries in the U.S. to debate what we can expect in November, and begin making plans. A month out from
Climate disaster, a pandemic, massive unemployment, a Black led movement against the institution of policing—and that’s just the US. How do we understand the multiple and overlapping crises undergirding this current moment? In this video, members of Unity & Struggle utilize integral parts of Marxist economics to understand the present day economic crisis. We step
This article was originally written in 2015 after the initial Black Lives Matter protest movement had died down. It has not been updated to include a discussion of the current wave of protests and riots. However, there are some insights in this piece that have a bearing on this moment and we believe that this
Suddenly, each day feels like a week. Cities and states declare states of emergency, schools and restaurants shut down, the stock market crashes; and this is just the beginning. Every morning we wake up and check the news. The country is trying to “flatten the curve” of the outbreak, but this effort is cut with