The Regeneration Editorial team recently sat down with professor, author, and organizer Nick Estes to discuss his recent book, Our History is the Future. Nick Estes is an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, and a co-founder of the Red Nation. This wide ranging interview examines not only the long history of indigenous … [Read more...] about “The History of Indigenous People is of Anti-Capitalist Resistance”: An Interview With Nick Estes
Ihumātao, like most Māori land, is a place haunted by specters. Sitting on the barricade that blocks road access from the south, the tarmac is fading away into a grey blur. The lights of factories pierce the gloom. People walk in front of them, casting bizarre shadows. A hundred meters away is the Ōtuataua stone field, a site with ancient significance to Māori. No fewer than … [Read more...] about New Zealand’s Prime Minister is Facing an Indigenous Uprising. She’s Fucking it Up.
Introduction – The ISO’s Demise The revolutions of the twenty-first century – namely, the Egyptian and Tunisian revolutions, and other revolutions in the Arab world, have posed a number of important questions for socialist revolutionaries today. Questions related to the state, political opportunism, organization and its relationship to spontaneity, etc., have become … [Read more...] about Cadre-Building for the 21st Century: Lessons from the ISO’s Collapse
The Marxist Center (MC) is a small but growing trend on the U.S. socialist left. Although we do not boast the membership numbers of DSA nor any significant base in the working class, we have made what we hope is a valuable intervention on the left. Against the sects and ambulance chasers, we have emphasized base-building and long-term organizing. Against the center and right of … [Read more...] about The Road to Power and the Beach Beneath
There’s a dissonance at the heart of the labor movement. On the one hand, contemporary labor unions were built on the back of militant worker struggle. For example, the massive strikes of the 1930s built the backbone of the present-day AFL-CIO. Any particular long-standing union, if you go far enough back in its history, you’ll find strikes that made the union. On the other … [Read more...] about Solidarity Unionism and Dual Carding: A Primer