Environment

Eyewitness report • A view from inside the Extinction Rebellion

October 7 marked the beginning of the “Extinction Rebellion’s” week of revolt. Activists around the world put their bodies on the line to draw attention to government inaction and capitalism’s culpability in the ongoing climate crisis. The movement has arisen in response to mounting evidence, especially over the past year, that the depth and timetable… Continue reading Eyewitness report • A view from inside the Extinction Rebellion

Anti-fascism, Anti-racism, Greece, Immigration, International

Guest post • The fight against fascism by Panos Garganas

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

Anti-fascism, Anti-racism, Greece

Interview with Petros Constantinou • KEERFA co-ordinator and anti-fascist organizer in Greece

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

Labor

GM strike going into second week holding solid

Marx21 interviews a veteran UAW member at a picket line in California On Monday September 23 as the GM strike entered its second week, Marx21 members Kyle Chun and Wonil Kim went to visit the picket line at a GM parts distribution center employing 60 workers in Rancho Cucamonga, California. The picket was held by… Continue reading GM strike going into second week holding solid

Environment

Students and workers strike for climate action

While the clean-up from Hurricane Dorian’s devastation is still underway in the Bahamas, world leaders are set to meet in New York during the last week of September to discuss plans for meeting climate goals. Fed up with their inability to solve the world’s climate crisis, students and workers across the globe are hitting back… Continue reading Students and workers strike for climate action

Anti-fascism, Anti-racism

“Antifa” • The origins of classic antifascism and its red flag

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

Labor, Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans show us how to win. Strikes and protests force out Roselló

The Puerto Rican Center for Investigative Journalism (CPIPR) reported 500,000 demonstrators on the streets July 22 in a country of about 3 million. Photo by Alonso Sambolín “No nos vamos a cansar, te vamos a sacar” (We will not tire, we will remove you) shouted demonstrators in Puerto Rico. And they were right.  The detested… Continue reading Puerto Ricans show us how to win. Strikes and protests force out Roselló