June 28th is the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that ushered in the modern gay liberation movement. Every year since there have been “Gay Pride” and LGBTQ+ marches on the anniversary, but for many years there have been complaints about the corporate sponsorship, commercialization, and de-politicization of the march. This year there is an… Continue reading 50 Years After Stonewall: Fight for Queer Liberation
U.S. Concentration Camps at the Border Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol detention camps The conditions at the United States immigration detention facilities are appalling. Seven children have died in the past year while in U.S. immigration custody or shortly after being released. Lice are rampant, the stench unbearable, and children have not had the opportunity… Continue reading Shut Down the Detention Centers! Open the Borders!
Reclaim Pride Coalition has been focused on returning Pride March Sunday to its roots in People Power: the ability of people in marginalized, disadvantaged, and oppressed communities to collectively demand and create societal change. Over the 49 years since the first Christopher Street Liberation Day march from Sheridan Square to The Sheep’s Meadow in Central… Continue reading An End to Corporate Control of Our Pride
Today humanity faces two different but equally serious threats: On the one hand the rise of Trump, the Far Right and racism internationally. And on the other hand catastrophic climate change. And the clock is ticking for both threats, requiring an urgent response from the revolutionary left to apply the strategic lessons from movements across… Continue reading Editorial: Why Marx21? The tasks for the left today
Crisis, economic and otherwise Typically, we think of capitalism’s crises as economic, but of course, they can also be environmental. As the ecologist Jason Moore’s work has shown, our epoch’s crisis is not the first time a regime of capital accumulation has run up against environmental limits and has been forced to adjust itself accordingly.… Continue reading The climate crisis & socialist strategy
EN ES Since February 2018, striking education workers have put class struggle back on the political agenda in the United States. It began in West Virginia when teachers and other public school workers from all 55 counties in the state refused to work, demanding an end to low pay and spiraling healthcare costs. Puncturing decades… Continue reading Striking teachers show us how to win
EN ES Desde febrero de 2018, los trabajadores de la educación en huelga han vuelto a poner la lucha de clases en la agenda política de los Estados Unidos. Comenzó en Virginia Occidental cuando los maestros y otros trabajadores de escuelas públicas de los 55 condados del estado se negaron a trabajar, exigiendo el fin… Continue reading Profesores en huelga nos muestran cómo ganar
John Molyneux Desde la muerte de Marx hemos visto surgir innumerables “marxismos” divergentes y contradictorios entre sí. La imagen de la URSS y del estalinismo ha llevado a que mucha gente vea el marxismo como lo opuesto a un proceso de liberación. Es por esto que la pregunta de “Cuál es la auténtica tradición marxista”… Continue reading ¿Cuál es la tradición marxista?