On October 17 more than 25,000 Chicago Public School teachers in the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), along with 7,000 special education classroom assistants and other support staff from Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73, started to strike, demanding the newly elected Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot fund their schools. As we finish out the first… Continue reading Chicago teachers are fighting for social justice
Building broad anti-racist, anti-fascist resistance in the US today is imperative, write Iannis Delatolas and Clare Lemlich The horrors of the Trump era seem to have no end. Family separations at the border, kids having to appear and defend themselves in front of judges, thousands of refugees and immigrants locked up in concentration camps in… Continue reading Immigrants are welcome here • Fight the right, smash the fascists
Antifascist demonstration organized by KEERFA in Athens, Greece. The placards read: "Refugees welcome. Shut down the concentration camps." Resisting the rise of the fascist threat The need to fight back against the far right and its fascist components has taken a new urgency in recent years. In country after country we have seen electoral successes… Continue reading Guest post • The fight against fascism by Panos Garganas
On September 2nd 2019 Marx21 member Iannis Delatolas sat down with Petros Constantinou to talk about the work of KEERFA (Movement United Against Racism and the Fascist Threat) in Greece. They discussed the importance of building a united front in the face of anti-immigrant racism and fascism in Greece. In 2012 Golden Dawn’s entry into… Continue reading Interview with Petros Constantinou • KEERFA co-ordinator and anti-fascist organizer in Greece
The far right were outnumbered and had to leave under police protection after their much planned rally in Portland, Oregon on Saturday August 17. But they are still using the event to publicize themselves and demonize anyone who stands up to them. They are getting help in that all the way from President Trump down… Continue reading Portland Says No to Nazis
Below is a translated excerpt from David Karvala’s Spanish-language book El Antifascismo del 99%. The chapter explores the origins of “antifa” (an abbreviation of the German name "Antifaschistische Aktion"), which was an organization of the German Communist Party in the 1930s. The piece presents a left critique of the movement’s strategic limitations and offers crucial… Continue reading “Antifa” • The origins of classic antifascism and its red flag
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!