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

Anti-racism, George Floyd Rebellion, Police

Protests are only the beginning

Rebecca Gilson takes a look at the astronomical scale of Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of the police, arguing that now is the time to make bold, radical demands—not compromise.  The last two weeks have seen an uprising against police brutality, the extent of which was… Continue reading Protests are only the beginning

Anti-racism, George Floyd Rebellion

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

Anti-racism, George Floyd Rebellion, Labor, Police

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 nuestra organización hermana en el Estado español, 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.… 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