Historical Shifts in the Ideology of Work

By Val Reynoso The ideology of work has shifted through time by material changes imposed by capitalism-imperialism, an ongoing process that forms the condition of the working class and the social order that indoctrinates them. James R. Farr, Catherine W. Bishir, Karl Marx, John Ruskin, William Morris and Erin O'Connor are authors who have explored … Continue reading Historical Shifts in the Ideology of Work

The link between British imperialism and US commercialization

By Val Reynoso The capitalist economy is reliant on colonialism and imperialism in the Global South in order to sustain itself. The India House is where imports were managed in New York from India, which was colonized by England in 1757. After defeating Nawab Siraj-ud-daula at the Battle of Plassey in 1757, the English East … Continue reading The link between British imperialism and US commercialization

Your Classism Ain’t Cute

By Cal “Most University organizing and activism is designed to funnel young adults on the cusp of being radicalized into neoliberal models of social management via 501(c) 3/4s to keep acquired networks, resources and knowledge where they can be monitored and disciplined via funding.” César Miguel @cesarmvm   There are a lot of issues in … Continue reading Your Classism Ain’t Cute

Capitalism marginalizes working people from civic life

By Val Reynoso James R. Farr and Robert Darnton both discussed worker marginalization from political and civic life in particular reference to the working lives of the journeymen and the alloues. A theme both shared in their conditions as proletarian people is how their lower hierarchical status, despite journeymen being rendered slightly above alloues in … Continue reading Capitalism marginalizes working people from civic life

Labor activist David Hayes to run for council in Knoxville

Knoxville, TN - Local organizer and labor activist, David Hayes, is running for Knoxville’s City Council At-Large Seat B. “I’m running for City Council to build new political leadership that empowers all Knoxvillians. I believe that city government should be centered on real democracy that works for all Knoxville residents, not just the wealthy and … Continue reading Labor activist David Hayes to run for council in Knoxville

Revolutionary Review: NATO’s Imperialism in Kosovo

By Val Reynoso The formation of the “Responsibility to Protect” concept is rooted in anti-imperialist implications, particularly in the crisis in Kosovo at the beginning of the 21st Century. The NATO military intervention in Kosovo, which was accused by many of being a violation of the prohibition of the use of force, and the heinous … Continue reading Revolutionary Review: NATO’s Imperialism in Kosovo

What the Media Is Getting Wrong about China, Uyghurs and Conflict in Xinjiang

By Kimberly Miller It was April 1990. Reports of violence and rioting in China’s northwestern most region of Xinjiang (near the Afghanistan border), had rocked American media from Newsweek to the Chicago Tribune. Headlines such as “China’s Ethnic Turks May Wage Holy War,” “The Children of Tamerlane and Attila the Hun” are on a “rampage,” … Continue reading What the Media Is Getting Wrong about China, Uyghurs and Conflict in Xinjiang

The Rez and the Reds: How Communists Fail Indigenous Nations

By Andrea The original red menace was not the Red Russian, but the Red Race. The colonization of Khéya Wíta, or Turtle Island, is a process that seeks to eliminate Indigenous people from the continent and steal their land. It was obvious to those who first colonized this place that they needed the land, but … Continue reading The Rez and the Reds: How Communists Fail Indigenous Nations