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Summary: On the first-ever conference on Raya Dunayevskaya’s work–Editors
A strike that started amongst one section of oil workers in southern Iran has spread to all oil exploration, refinery and petrochemical plants in the country, and is gaining widespread support from other workers too. Here, we publish the striking workers’ statement – Editors.
Summary: Musings on the history of Pride, police brutality, and the anti-capitalist turn in Pride in the time of COVID-19 – Editors.
Summary: Discusses the consequences of racism in Brazil and how racism is deeply intertwined in capitalism – Editors.
Summary: The manufactured “crisis” of immigration being touted by the press in light of tens of thousands of Central American refugees seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border makes this an important moment to review the roots of the present situation and the Biden Administration’s response to it – Editors.
Summary: Israel’s brutal war against Palestinians, including the pogroms in Israeli cities, in the context of US imperial machinations – Editors
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
The writings of Engels on the state exhibit ambiguities, some of which have curiously escaped notice, but Marxist thought can ill afford to ignore them – Editors
Some on the left deny the existence of any forms of imperialism besides those of the U.S. and its allies, and thus fail to support or even oppose valid liberatory or democratic movements.
First appeared in The Nation, April 6, 2021, here https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/anti-imperialism-syria-progressive/ — Editors
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
Summary: We celebrate socialist Maati Monjib’s release and will continue to defend him against regime repression — Editors
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