Revolutionary Review: The Treaty of Versailles

By Val Reynoso The Treaty of Versailles was a peace settlement that ended WWI and obligated Germany to provide reparations and compromises. This peace treaty was signed by the Allied powers of France, the UK, the Soviet Union/Russian Empire and by Germany on June 28th, 1919, in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of … Continue reading Revolutionary Review: The Treaty of Versailles

Transcript: Marxism 101 – Base and Superstructure

By Alyson Escalante If you’re beginning to dive into Marxist thought, then you have probably heard people talk about and use the terms”base” and “superstructure.” You might be wondering exactly what these terms mean, and why they matter for understanding and resisting capitalism.   I’m hoping to use this video to explain the basics behind … Continue reading Transcript: Marxism 101 – Base and Superstructure

Houseless population under attack in Knoxville

The city of Knoxville has cleared out a large camp of houseless people this week. We spoke via email with comrades from the Knoxville Radical Alliance about these developments. Q. What happened with the house less camp under the bridge? A: The houseless encampment under the bridge on Broadway between Ray's and Salvation Army has … Continue reading Houseless population under attack in Knoxville

Women’s Rights: Cuba vs the US

By Val Reynoso The changes Cuba experienced in its transition from the Batista regime to the Castro administration, as well as the changes in abortion legislation the US experienced from the 18th and 19th centuries to the late 20th century, demonstrates that Cuba was making drastic improvements in the conditions of Cuban women. While the … Continue reading Women’s Rights: Cuba vs the US

What is Decolonization?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yym3_Kp6xXA&t=4s By Val Reynoso Decolonization means to undo the ideas and systems of oppression that European colonizers imposed on Global South people. As colonized people we have been forced to assimilate into the capitalist-imperialist, white supremacist order as a means of survival, such as through boarding schools, slavery, torture and human trafficking. We … Continue reading What is Decolonization?