Potere Operaio (Workers' Power) demonstrating in the streets of Italy in the 1970s Our time is one of significant political crisis. The façade of the neoliberal consensus manufactured by the imperialist ruling class has shattered and through the cracks has poured a renewed interest in left politics, both reformist and revolutionary. This renewed interest has helped to … [Read more...] about Create Two, Three, Many Parties of Autonomy!
"Climate change protesters march in Paris streets, 2019" by Jeanne Menjoulet Introduction We have just passed the second anniversary of one of the most destructive hurricanes Houston and the state of Texas have ever experienced. What transpired in Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is a microcosm of national and international dynamics. Harvey is a symbol of … [Read more...] about When Flood Waters Run Dry: Hurricane Harvey, Climate Change & Social Reproduction
Protestors links arms with Nick Lambert Saturday during a protest. A recent salvo of polemics has renewed discussion around the question of unity throughout the emergent US socialist movement. With the DSA convention in August serving as a point of departure, several analyses explain the underlying contradictions of this political moment and offer a way forward. I argue that … [Read more...] about Beyond Basebuilding: Towards a Declassed Socialist Movement
Content Warning: the concept/term “cr*zy” is used throughout this piece. As you will read, the author does this to better understand and defang the term as someone diagnosed with a disorder. The effect of calling someone cr*zy, whether it be the polite rhetoric of “mental illness” or the aforementioned unsophisticated slur, is the obfuscation of the fact that we exist in … [Read more...] about The Necessary Insanity of Dual Power
In today’s renaissance of socialism, many old debates among the left have reemerged. Publications such as Left Voice, Cosmonaut, Jacobin, and Regeneration have rekindled the central dispute over reform vs. revolution. However, to more clearly understand the roots of this debate, it is important to understand the place of Luxemburg and Kautsky in the Second … [Read more...] about Reform as Revolutionary Strategy