Monthly Archives: April 2017

The history of May Day

By Erin In 1866, the Geneva Congress of the First International adopted the eight-hour day stating “As this limitation represents the general demand of the workers of the North-American United States, the Congress transforms this demand into the general platform of the workers of the whole world.” Cities all over the world began planning for demonstrations during the week of

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The Twilight of the Presidency

By Matthew Kenner Van Jones was impressed! “That was one of the most extraordinary moments you have ever seen in American politics,” Jones said on CNN, deciding to speak for us all. This was an extension of his now famous assertion, following Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday, February 28th, that “[Trump] became the President of the United States in

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Black Internationalist Feminism – A Review

Editor’s note: From time to time, we will run book reviews about topics relating to the struggle for liberation. We are very pleased to print this review by scholar Kimberly Miller of Cheryl Higashida’s book, ‘Black Internationalist Feminism: Women Writers of the Black Left’. By Kimberly Miller What is Black Internationalist Feminism? Black internationalist feminism emerged as a feminist critique

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