Derek Lewis

University of California student activist and Marxist-Humanist studying and participating in U.S. labor politics.

Articles From This Author

Derek Lewis

Guatemalan President-elect Bernardo Arévalo, the Movimiento Semilla, and a Tentative Inauguration

Summary: On the inauguration of President Bernardo Arévalo, efforts to halt it, and new stirrings for Indigenous rights and democracy – Editors

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Neo-Fascist Mike Johnson Takes the Speaker’s Gavel

Summary: The rise of the United States’ most inexperienced and reactionary Speaker of the House of Representatives — Editors

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Update on Los Angeles Rallies Supporting the Palestinian People

Summary: The October 21 rally and march drew thousands in downtown Los Angeles — Editors

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Los Angeles Demonstration for Palestine Amidst Rising Fears of Israeli Invasion

Summary: The demonstration of several thousand galvanized support for Palestine — Editors

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Ongoing Strikes Show Increasing U.S. Labor Militancy

Summary: Increasing militancy of unions at the leadership and grassroots levels illustrates an increased resolve to resist capital — Editors

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Uganda Passes Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation

Summary: Uganda’s murderous new anti-LGBTQ+ law is not only about Africa, given its connections to the agenda of the U.S. religious right – Editors

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Dominion, Democracy, and an Ongoing North Carolina Constitutional Case

Summary: Despite the significance of Fox News’ payout to Dominion, serious threats to U.S. democracy, spearheaded by Republicans, continue to gain momentum – Editors

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Florida, A Model for U.S. Fascism

Summary: Discussion of the tendency toward fascism seen in Florida under Governor Ron DeSantis (R), a Republican controlled legislature, and a conservative Supreme Court — Editors

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2023 U.S. State of the Union Address

Summary: Report on U.S. President Biden’s State of the Union before the 118th Congress – Editors

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Events from this author

[[Los Angeles]] Lenin’s Legacy 100 Years Later: Dialectics of Revolution and National Liberation

January 21, 2024
5:00-7:00 PM, Los Angeles Time

Community Room (second floor – we regret no elevator or wheelchair accessibility -- but see Zoom link for remote attendance)
The Original Farmers Market, 6333 W. 3rd Street

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[[Los Angeles]] Marx on Gender and Indigenous Societies: An Open Dialectic for the Future

October 2, 2022
5:00-7:00 PM, Los Angeles time


2221 Barry Ave LA CA 90064

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