Current Moment = Crisis

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

A Past to Legitimate, A Vengeance to Exact: An In-depth Study of Race (Part 1)

Racism is widely recognized as a cornerstone of global capitalism, yet it’s sometimes seen as an accidental byproduct of capital, or alternately, a distinct system altogether. To better understand how race and capital create each other, and reflecting on our post-Black Lives Matter organizing experiences, we are embarking on a study that seeks to understand

Marx, Democracy and Freedom

Members of Unity and Struggle are often asked what sets us apart from socialists and statist Marxists on the one hand, and Anarchists on the other.  We have wrestled with many labels, debating whether to call ourselves “anti-state communists,” “libertarian Marxists,” simply, “communists,” or something else entirely.  Ultimately, we have left this to individual members to decide.

Communism is the Ascension of Humanity as the Subject of History: A Critique of Althusser and the Affirmation of Marx

(By Gussel Sprouts) “Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.” (Marx) If we are to affirm the ideology of Marx, and the Marxist understanding of not only communism, but its relationship to humanity, we can only begin so by understanding his thoughts on ideology and of his