By Lina Assi The Palestinian national liberation movement has consisted of collective action in effort to mobilize the masses through institutions such as unions and political factions as well as broad-based popular movements. Labor unions in Palestine, like other labor unions, defend worker rights and contribute to the development of civil society. Nevertheless, the reality … Continue reading Realities of the Palestinian Labor Movement
By Val Reynoso Frigga Haug was a German sociologist and educator known for her Marxist analyses on gender and femininity. Frigga Haug explores gender dynamics and patriarchy informed by social constructs of morality in her essay "Gender Relations." Haug makes this case by explicating that morality through a gendered lens is tied to sexuality, gender … Continue reading Sexist Double Standards and Marxism
For most of the history of the Left, decolonization and support for self determination of Indigenous People has taken a backseat to economic concerns. Fortunately, this is beginning to change in the United States. Decolonization is rightly getting an increased focus on the left. The Workers World Party and the Party for Socialism and Liberation … Continue reading Full decolonization and self-determination for Indigenous People!
By Mattie Stardust Hundreds arrested in immigration raids targeting "sanctuary cities" Some 498 undocumented people were arrested late September in immigration raids across the U.S. targeting "sanctuary cities," or municipalities where local police are limited from cooperating with federal immigration enforcement. Named "Operation Safe City," the four-day countrywide crackdown included 101 arrests in Los Angeles, … Continue reading Sparks of Solidarity: ‘Our intention is to shut down the country’
By Benny Koval Less than 20 percent of Americans trust the federal government, a historic low. Why, then, is so much of the public’s trust placed in Washington’s armed wing abroad? About two-thirds of Americans are “concerned” about the DPRK, otherwise known as North Korea, having nuclear weapons. A similar amount of Americans would support … Continue reading The US military is killing us all
By Val Reynoso I had read "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" before and after reading it again, it basically just reaffirmed the preconceived notions I already had about MLK and his politics. I view MLK as the more liberal, nonviolent and religious version of Malcolm X, and while I do prefer Malcolm X to MLK, … Continue reading MLK, Malcolm X and now