Refuse to Forget! Oberlin Students Must Remain Vigilant on Labor
The Oberlin administration, in fact, has little moral regard for its actions. By all indications, the blatant union busting which has taken place has been done so blatantly precisely because the school expects there to be little memory of it.
What is austerity?
No matter that it may upend the livelihoods of 108 unionized custodial and dining staff in the process — using subcontracted labor, instead of union labor, is an obvious path to easing the College’s financial burden ... but is it truly so necessary? Is there really no alternative?
Letter from the Editor 2: Why International Socialism?
Global capital is dependent upon keeping everything in its right place. When the Global South get a little too rowdy, capital has a full toolbox to tighten those loose screws: debt, political interference, and when needed, physical force.
The New Polish Right: An Unholy Marriage Between Christian Nationalism and Welfare Politics
By examining countries further along the path Trump appears to be pursuing, American socialists can learn valuable lessons about how best to direct their energies for the immediate future and fight back against the authoritarian right.
Fuel Shortages Ignite Furor in Haiti
The situation in Haiti is perhaps an extreme example, but it should serve as a warning and an inspiration: when greed, corruption, and imperialism are left unchecked, the continued function of society as a whole becomes untenable, and the people begin to move toward revolution.
After the Climate Strike, Communities Must Imagine Responses Beyond Electoral Politics
We must extend our political imagination beyond the realm of liberal democracy, towards actions which directly confront capital and business as the largest and most powerful organized interest in this country and the world.