In PART 3 of our Race Study, we look at the subjective and objective formation of race relations, from the development of the Welfare State, through the Civil Rights Era, Third World Liberation and other decolonial movements.
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
-Mamos So today is Thanksgiving. In this piece, Ahiga Kotori, a Seneca revolutionary and a friend of ours here in Seattle reflects on the holiday. He asks: what do we really have to be thankful for? Are folks giving thanks for U.S. capitalism and white supremacy, for 518 years of colonial settlement of North
As the debate around the Dream Act continues, this interview aired a few months back on Democracy Now! with Marco Amador, the filmmaker of “Yo Soy El Army” still seems a relevant and needed contribution to the discussion. The documentary traces how the Department of Defense has ramped up its racial profiling of Latino/a youth
The struggle over the Park51 project — the Islamic center that will be known as the Cordoba House — in New York has presented a series of challenges to both Muslim organizers and the broader Left, but these challenges need to be understood as the culmination of deeper political and strategic questions that have so
From our friends over at Ikhras. ********** What the Muslim-American Establishment Fights For by Kathim If I may sound so callous, allow me to admit that I don’t really care about recent approval of building a mosque near Ground Zero (that’s New York’s ground zero for the purposes of this article, not Baghdad’s or Kabul’s).
written with Will Chapter IX of SC&WR addresses the issues of Tito and Yugoslavia. In many ways the question of Yugoslavia could be seen as the last straw for the Johnson-Forest Tendency. Yet again orthodox Trotskyists and the Fourth International fetishized nationalized property and described Tito’s Yugoslavia as breaking Left from Stalin’s Russia without asking
By Will and jubayr Last week, we all watched as the Obama administration asked to get “all the facts” before releasing a comprehensive statement about the murder of 9 Palestine solidarity activists by the Israeli Defense Force aboard the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. If he just waits a little longer, he might be able to find