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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yym3_Kp6xXA&t=4s By Val Reynoso Decolonization means to undo the ideas and systems of oppression that European colonizers imposed on Global South people. As colonized people we have been forced to assimilate into the capitalist-imperialist, white supremacist order as a means of survival, such as through boarding schools, slavery, torture and human trafficking. We … Continue reading What is Decolonization?
By Val Reynoso I am an artist with a decade of formal experience in using numerous media. My pieces fall under the umbrella category of decolonization. I elaborated on the concept behind one of my artworks titled “Nuestra Señora Purepecha Frida (Our Purepecha Lady Frida)” to cover the overall tone of my works for an … Continue reading Decolonization through art
For decades, the rich, oil companies and their PR bootlickers in the corporate media have maintained one thing: Global warming, or climate change, is a hoax and does not exist. Even though this flew in the face of established science, the rich - in their murderous, never-ending search for more money - lied in saying … Continue reading The rich know global warming is real and they don’t care
Editor's note: This is a transcript of a video by Comrade Val about bougie myths about Venezuela. 1. A common misconception about Venezuela is that it is a Dictatorship under which there is no democracy. 23 elections have been held in Venezuela since 1998, which was the year when Hugo Chavez was elected president and … Continue reading Busting Bougie Myths: Common misconceptions about Venezuela
By Alyson Escalante In my previous article for The Forge, Against Electoralism For Dual Power, I argued that it is necessary to forward a base building strategy over and against the current electoral strategy which dominates the socialist movement in the United States. I recommend reading that article before reading this one, as this is meant … Continue reading Party Organizing In The 21st Century