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?
"The World is Ours" written in red paint on a wall as a part of an activist art installation (source: Jacob Anikulapo) The key to the unity of the working class within itself, and with its allies among all the oppressed as well The socialist left in the United States is currently in a phase of expansion. However, it is expanding with separations between organizations that … [Read more...] about Understanding Racial Capitalism
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