By Cal and Lynn I awoke to a boot by my face. When I had gathered my confusion into a will to investigate, I followed the boot up to the officer wearing it. He stood above me, a disapproving grin on his face. “Drink too much last night, son?” “Yessir,” I snapped quickly, as my … Continue reading Capitalism’s Brutality and Houselessness
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
By Val Reynoso The most recent report on Climate Change that was commissioned by the UN explicates that by 2040, the globe will be struck with a severe environmental crisis where there will be a mass death of coral reefs, wildfires and worsened food shortages, among other issues resulting from climate change. Climate change and … Continue reading Climate change, pollution and fascism
The ruling class spends billions on trying to control what working class folks think. From movies sponsored or supervised by the US military to the CIA's funding for abstract art and literary journals in the 1950s and 1960s, there is no avenue the super-rich will leave untouched when it comes to making sure it is … Continue reading Know your propaganda: The Mohawk Valley Formula
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
In the last week in the so-called United States, there were three fascist attacks. A white supremacist killed two Black people in Kentucky. A neo-nazi murdered 11 in a synagogue in Pittsburgh. Several pipe bombs were sent all over the country to critics and political enemies of the Trump regime. In Brazil last Sunday, open … Continue reading Smash fascism NOW!
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
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