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Regletto Aldrich Imbong,
Mari Elise Gwyneth Lim

May 5, 2021 Length: 3607 words 0 comments

The Militarization of a Pandemic and the Struggle for Peace

Summary: The response by the Philippine state to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to ever-greater militarization and repression by President Duterte. Its impact is detailed in this article by two leftwing scholars and activists – Editors

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Lefteast

April 17, 2021 Length: 468 words 0 comments

Call for Solidarity with DOXA

Call to support the Russian journal DOXA, whose editors were arrested by Russian authorities — Editors

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Syrian writers and intellectuals and others who stand in solidarity with them

March 27, 2021 Length: 4118 words 2 comments

Erasing People through Disinformation: Syria and the “Anti-Imperialism” of Fools

Summary: Disreputable writers and outlets, often operating under the aegis of “independent journalism” with purportedly “leftwing” views, are spreading corrosive propaganda and disinformation that aims to strip Syrians of political agency. First appeared in English in New Politics Online https://newpol.org/erasing-people-through-disinformation-syria-and-the-anti-imperialism-of-fools/ — Editors

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Rédaction Africa News

March 23, 2021 Length: 82 words 0 comments

Case of Maati Monjib: Moroccan dissident historian provisionally released from prison

Summary: We celebrate socialist Maati Monjib’s release and will continue to defend him against regime repression — Editors

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Paulo Freire Democratic Project

March 21, 2021 Length: 376 words 1 comments

We Stand in Solidarity with Asian and Asian American Communities

Summary: Statement of solidarity by Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Chapman University, California, in response to the racist, misogynist murders in Atlanta. Originally appeared here https://www.chapman.edu/education/centers-and-partnerships/paulo-freire/index.aspx — Editors

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Chris Aquino

March 19, 2021 Length: 550 words 0 comments

Murder in California by Riverside County Sheriffs Sparks Protests

Summary: Protests outside Los Angeles after deputies working under rightwing Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco murder an Indigenous/Brown man who was having a mental health episode — Editors

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Authors Published by Éditions Syllepse

March 13, 2021 Length: 534 words 0 comments

France: Against the Monstrous Delusion of “Islamo-Leftism”

Summary: Response to the French government’s McCarthyite and Islamophobic attempt to “cleanse” intellectual life, issued by Édtions Syllepse, which has published critical Marxist, feminist, and anti-racist books, including ones by Raya Dunayevskaya and Kevin B. Anderson — Editors

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Tòmas MacAilpein

March 12, 2021 Length: 844 words 1 comments

[Discussion Article] Why Anarchists Should Read Raya Dunayevskaya

Summary: How Raya Dunayevskaya’s Intersectional Marxism on Race, Class, Gender, and the Dialectics of Liberation relates to Anarcho-Libertarian positions — Editors.

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Michael Roberts

March 6, 2021 Length: 1223 words 0 comments

Luxemburg 150

Summary: On the anniversary of Rosa Luxemburg’s birth, economist Michael Roberts discusses aspects of her legacy on economic theory, and fruitful critique. First appeared here: https://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/2021/03/06/luxemburg-150/ – Editors.

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Alyssa Adamson

March 4, 2021 Length: 1967 words 2 comments

Mutual Aid Beyond the Welfare State from a Decolonial Perspective

Summary: Does mutual aid in today’s freedom movements challenge rather than reinforce the existing capitalist state? — Editors

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Daniel Finn,
Peter Hudis

March 3, 2021 Length: 68 words 0 comments

[Audio] Peter Hudis on Frantz Fanon and the Revolution Against Racism

Long Reads is a Jacobin podcast looking in-depth at political topics and thinkers, both contemporary and historical, with the magazine’s longform writers. Hosted by Features Editor Daniel Finn.

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David Black,
Kieran Durkin,
Karel Ludenhoff,
Paul Mason,
Alessandra Spano

March 3, 2021 Length: 429 words 0 comments

[Video] Raya Dunayevskaya’s Intersectional Marxism

Get to know Raya Dunayevskaya’s brand of intersectional Marxism at this book launch event sponsored by the IMHO. Recorded on February 17, 2021. Speakers: Paul Mason, Alessandra Spano, Karel Ludenhoff, David Black, and Kieran Durkin — Editors.

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Kevin B. Anderson

February 20, 2021 Length: 1006 words 3 comments

Threat of Civil War at the State Level in the U.S.: Reflections on Trumpism in Michigan

Summary: — The lurch toward fascism of the Michigan Republican Party shows the dangers ahead, even with Trump out of the White House — Editors

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Hector Salazar

February 15, 2021 Length: 897 words 2 comments

Review—Judas and the Black Messiah

Summary: Judas and the Black Messiah provided an opportunity to tell the story of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton to a new generation—did it really succeed in doing so?

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Richard Abernethy

February 10, 2021 Length: 567 words 0 comments

Burma/Myanmar 2021: a new phase in a long struggle for freedom

Summary: Long struggle for freedom and against military dictatorship enters a new phase, as mass protests sweep the country — Editors

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