Covid-19, Theory

Mutual Aid Networks: Toward a Constructive Critique

Thomas Hummel explores the emergence of mutual aid networks during the COVID-19 pandemic, offering a comradely critique of mutual aid as a political strategy and putting forward socialist alternatives.  Mutual aid organizations have appeared all over the country in response to coronavirus and the economic shutdown. Very often these organizations are vital, keeping people alive… Continue reading Mutual Aid Networks: Toward a Constructive Critique

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Supreme Court hands Trump Administration defeat with DACA ruling.

In the wake of the recent SCOTUS decision, Victor Fernandez examines the history of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, its strengths and limitations, and this history's implications for future movements. On June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to block the Trump Administration’s plan to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood… Continue reading Supreme Court hands Trump Administration defeat with DACA ruling.

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The Rebellion Continues – More Eyewitness Reports from the Nationwide Revolt

Marx21 members and friends continue to fight alongside the movement in the streets. Here are some more inspiring reports from around the country. Check out our earlier rebellion round-ups here and here. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Clare Lemlich • Tuesday, June 2 A popular site of protest since the outbreak of the pandemic has been LA… Continue reading The Rebellion Continues – More Eyewitness Reports from the Nationwide Revolt

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Labor In the Black Lives Matter Movement

Sean Cummings looks at the role of organized labor in the ongoing anti-racist rebellion, arguing that rank and file organizing is the key to deepening labor’s role in the resistance. On Sunday, June 7th, 200 hundred postal workers and supporters, carrying a banner that read ‘Postal Workers Demand Justice for George Floyd,’ marched from the… Continue reading Labor In the Black Lives Matter Movement

Anti-fascism, Anti-racism, Covid-19, Español, George Floyd Rebellion, Police

Ante un levantamiento nacional contra el racismo, Trump ataca a Antifa para desviar la ira

Traducido del inglés (USA) por David Karvala de nuestra organización hermana Marx21.net Iannis Delatolas informa sobre los planes de Trump para hacer que Antifa sea ilegal y las causas subyacentes de esta rebelión antirracista, incluida la pandemia del COVID-19 y la incapacidad bipartidista de lidiar con las crisis de salud y racismo en Estados Unidos. Trump,… Continue reading Ante un levantamiento nacional contra el racismo, Trump ataca a Antifa para desviar la ira

Anti-fascism, Anti-racism, Covid-19, George Floyd Rebellion, US Politics

Faced with a national uprising against racism, Trump attacks Antifa to deflect anger

Iannis Delatolas reports on Trump’s plans to make Antifa illegal and the underlying causes of this anti-racist rebellion, including the COVID-19 pandemic and a bipartisan inability to deal with the health and race crises in the US. Trump, in the hopes of deflecting anger against the racist murder of George Floyd and the pandemic crisis,… Continue reading Faced with a national uprising against racism, Trump attacks Antifa to deflect anger

Anti-racism, George Floyd Rebellion, US Politics

The Revolt Continues • National Rebellion Round-Up

Marx21 members and friends are part of the ongoing rebellion against the police murder of Black man George Floyd in Minneapolis last week. Read our latest reports below from Portland, New York, and San Jose, and see here for reports from last weekend's protests. NEW YORK, NEW YORK Gordon B • Tuesday, June 2 Protest… Continue reading The Revolt Continues • National Rebellion Round-Up

Anti-racism, George Floyd Rebellion, US Politics

A Weekend of Revolt • National Rebellion Round-Up

Over the weekend Marx21 members and friends joined the protests against the police murder of Black man George Floyd in Minneapolis last week. From Downtown Los Angeles to central Portland, the San Diego freeways to rural Alabama, upstate New York to the center of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, our members report days… Continue reading A Weekend of Revolt • National Rebellion Round-Up