By Devin It is no secret that the United States seeks to topple the socialist country known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea or DPRK, and establish a U.S.-backed bourgeois democracy similar to the one in the ROK or Republic of Korea. The United States has led a long smear campaign against the DPRK; … Continue reading Anti-Imperialism in the South: Hands Off DPRK
By Corey Puckett Last week, the Forge wrote an article calling for workers' assemblies. ANVIL supports this motion. But the question is, when the workers assemble, what will they demand? The long divided working class has to be brought together. Their long retreat into self-interest is the reason the economic crisis has spilled into the … Continue reading A Call For Workplace Democracy
In the state of Tennessee and the wider Southern US, you hear all the time from the rich politicians and their lackeys about 'protecting freedom.' Yet whose freedom are they concerned with? The freedom of those who struggle for a living? Those who are not white, Christian, straight, cisgender? Quite simply, no. The rich and … Continue reading Whose freedom?
Yesterday Republicans completely failed to do the one thing they've been screaming about for almost a decade: repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). It seems even Republicans got shy about doing something that would eliminate health insurance for millions. But as we know, the ACA is still a flawed system designed to help insurance … Continue reading Dear Mr. Billionaire: Can I exist?
Many in Appalachia supported the current Trump regime in the last election. However, that support was followed up by the regime proposing to abolish the Appalachian Regional Commission, which funds programs that helps people in the region. In this excellent overview at liberationnews.org, Travis West lays out the case for why Appalachians should come together and build … Continue reading Time for Appalachia to stand up to capitalism
Imagine this for a second. A Syrian army fighter jet shoots a missile at a church in the Southern United States filled with people worshiping on a Wednesday night, killing all of them. Imagine the reaction. Everyone in the US would be in the streets screaming for war and to invade Syria. Every news network … Continue reading It’s not an invasion when the US does it
The politicians that do the bidding of the world's richest people already control the United States Congress and the state legislatures. A billionaire is president of the United States and his cabinet is largely made up of some of the richest people on this planet. These people just proposed a budget to slash mind-boggling sums … Continue reading Time for a Workers’ Assembly
The rich already control the vast majority of the world's wealth and resources. They control the state and the monopoly on violence against all of us who have to struggle just to get by.But apparently that is still not enough. A bill making its way through the U.S. congress would allow employers to collect your … Continue reading Your DNA is yours, not your employer’s
Housing should be a right for all of us. We all have the right to exist on the planet we were born on. Take a look at this incredible blog from Emma Caterine about the right to housing as a frontier of socialist organizing.
By Devin Stop the genocide against Black trans women! Protect trans women of color! Mesha Caldwell! Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow! Keke Collier! Jojo Striker! Jaquarrius Holland! Chyna Gibson! Ciara McElveen! Seven trans women of color have been murdered in 2017; it is 12 March, 2017. Six of them are Black trans women. Three of them … Continue reading Stop the genocide against Black trans women! Protect trans WOC!