Protestors at the Philadelphia Tea Party on April 18, 2009. Source:Wikimedia Commons Editorial note: This essay was originally published in the now defunct journal The North Star, on October 8, 2013, during the US government shutdown crisis. It references several other articles by Horras and others which were published around the same time in 2010, on the website Information … [Read more...] about Slouching Towards Shutdown: Left Reflections on the Tea Party, Then & Now
Potere Operaio (Workers' Power) demonstrating in the streets of Italy in the 1970s This is an updated version of Create Two, Three, Many Parties of Autonomy! 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 … [Read more...] about Update: Create Two, Three, Many Parties of Autonomy!
This piece does not reflect an official position of the Marxist Center or Regeneration Magazine. It is re-printed below with no edits to facilitate a wider discussion among Marxist Center members and affiliate organizations' work with respect to elections. This position paper was drafted before Trump caught coronavirus. It was approved in a unanimous vote by the majority … [Read more...] about Unity and Struggle Position Paper: How Do We Stop a Coup?
photo: Alexey Kim This article has been reprinted with kind permission from Spectre Journal, read the original article on their website. THINKING ABOUT REBELLION The Stonewall Riots gave birth to the modern LGBTQ movement as we know it. On its 51st anniversary, we are witnessing the most significant rebellion against racism and police violence in more than … [Read more...] about From Stonewall to Black Lives Matter
Two Chinese graduate student workers (faces blurred) raise their fist in solidarity while holding up a sign that reads "Workers of the World Unite" in English and Chinese (source: New River Workers Power) We sat down recently with two Chinese graduate students, Liu and Joey, who are pursuing their doctorates at Virginia Tech. We took this opportunity to discuss the situation … [Read more...] about Working Class Internationalism: An Interview Between Local US and Chinese Workers