graphic credit: Shenby (they/she) @leftaesthetic Recently, a debate over appealing to “American patriotism” as a tactic for revolutionary organizing in the home base of imperialism was revived. Historically an ideological tool of the ruling class, patriotism has been used to mobilize the American working class to support imperialist wars, racism, and settler colonialism. … [Read more...] about American Patriotism or National Liberation?
Rutgers AAUP-AFT members marching during their most recent contract dispute. In the foreground, a sign reads "Equal Pay For Equal Work." (Photo courtesy of Rutgers AAUP-AFT) A recent Nature editorial¹ highlighting student mental health struggles across graduate programs in the United States failed to address the crisis for what it is: a symptom of a greater issue. … [Read more...] about A Mental Health Crisis Among Graduate Students: Uncovering the Root Cause