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

Feminism and Identity Politics Today

By Linda, Asha - Lesbians for Liberation There is no doubt that women face oppression in society today. The perpetuation and normalization of women’s oppression, however, could not have been accomplished without the universal framework. The “universal” is a framework which centers men as the standard and anyone who deviates from it as “different”, or … Continue reading Feminism and Identity Politics Today

How capitalism enforces gender binary

By Cal Before reading this article, if this is your first exploration into gender variance, cis heteronormativity, its connection to capitalism, or with any of the LGBTQ+ community, please take a moment to visit http://www.transstudent.org/definitions/  to get a more foundational understanding of the terms being used throughout this article. No time in my life has … Continue reading How capitalism enforces gender binary

A new socialist org is born: A report on the Marxist Center conference

By Alyson Escalante Full disclosure: I attended the Marxist Center conference as a delegate for United Communists of Lane County, a revolutionary socialist collective from Eugene, Oregon, of which I am a member. I aim to provide an unbiased account and reflection on the events of the conference, but I want to emphasize that these … Continue reading A new socialist org is born: A report on the Marxist Center conference

Analysis: Current affairs in Korea

By Val Reynoso In September 2018, South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang for his third summit with Kim Jong-un in hopes of declaring an end of the Korean war, which although not a legally binding treaty, could assist in the removal of the US troops still occupying South Korea, when the US was … Continue reading Analysis: Current affairs in Korea

Worldwide workers parties meet, vow continued struggle

By Clara Sorrenti In 1999, a 78-day NATO bombing campaign devastated the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and killed hundreds, if not thousands, of innocent civilians. The NATO bombing campaign on Yugoslavia marked the second major combat operation in its history, following the 1995 NATO bombing campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was also the first … Continue reading Worldwide workers parties meet, vow continued struggle