Articles

Lebanese Government Resigns as Horrific Blast Reignites Protests

Lebanese-American Socialist and Marx21 member M. N. Dahan looks at the social upheaval in Lebanon following the explosion in the port of Beirut on August 4, exploring how these protests fit into the country's turbulent recent history. The horrific blast that leveled Beirut and laid bare the incompetence and unfathomable corruption of the ruling class… Continue reading Lebanese Government Resigns as Horrific Blast Reignites Protests

George Floyd Rebellion, Labor

July 20 labor actions for Black lives an important step for the movement

Sean Cumming reports on the nationwide labor actions for Black lives on July 20, arguing that they are a crucial first step towards deeper labor solidarity with the anti-racist rebellion. On July 20 thousands of workers across the United States went on strike in what was one of the largest cross sectional, or national strikes,… Continue reading July 20 labor actions for Black lives an important step for the movement

Covid-19, Español, Health, Theory

Redes de ayuda mutua hacia: Una crítica constructiva

Thomas Hummel, de Marx21 USA, explora el surgimiento de redes de ayuda mutua durante la pandemia del COVID-19, ofreciendo una crítica fraterna de las mismas como estrategia política, y mostrando alternativas socialistas. Publicado originalmente en español aquí en marx21.net. Las organizaciones de ayuda mutua han aparecido a lo largo de todo el país en respuesta… Continue reading Redes de ayuda mutua hacia: Una crítica constructiva

Anti-racism, George Floyd Rebellion, Police

Abolition Not Reform: The Origins of the Police and a World Without Them

Virginia Rodino unpacks demands to defund the police, arguing that the police are a violent and racist tool of class oppression that cannot be reformed and must be abolished altogether.  Racist Beginnings Socialists argue that the police are the first line of defense for the ruling class. The first police force in the United States… Continue reading Abolition Not Reform: The Origins of the Police and a World Without Them

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