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Book Review: The Strangers Among Us: Tales from a Global Migrant Worker Movement. Edited by Joseph B. Atkins – reviewed by Richard Abernethy

Summary: A look at migrant workers in many…

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Summary: A look at migrant workers in many countries, their experiences and struggles and the organisations they are building. Originally published by LabourStart, 2016 — Editors

An Iranian Marxist

Is Iran Moving Toward a Real Revolution?

Summary: A brief preliminary assessment of the situation…

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Summary: A brief preliminary assessment of the situation in Iran in the first days of the revolt from a longtime Marxist inside the country, where youth have risen up against unemployment, poverty, and theocratic dictatorship. Translated by Ali Kiani — Editors

(Original Persian Version)

Ottokar Luban,
Gyorgy Szell

Obituary: Professor Narihiko Ito (1931 – 2017) Founder and (honorable) Chairman of the International Rosa Luxemburg Society

Summary: Gyorgy Szell and Ottokar Luban at the…

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Summary: Gyorgy Szell and Ottokar Luban at the Rosa Luxemburg Blog remember the contributions and accomplishments of Professor Narihiko Ito. This article, translated into English by Sobhanlal Datta Gupta, was originally published in the Rosa Luxemburg Blog, December 11th, 2017.

Release Iranian Labor Activist Reza Shahabi!

Summary: Demands release of an Iranian labor activist…

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Summary: Demands release of an Iranian labor activist whose medical condition has deteriorated — Editors (Persian Translation)

Peter Hudis

{video} Never Letting Go of Humanism: Rosa Luxembourg’s Critique of the 1917 Russian Revolution

Summary: Keynote address to conference on “The 100th…

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Summary: Keynote address to conference on “The 100th Anniversary of the October Revolution,” Athens, Greece  — Editors

Coalition for Peace; Revolution and Social Justice (CPRSJ)

Red and Black Friday in Los Angeles

Summary: Account by Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and…

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Summary: Account by Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice (CPRSJ) of demonstration in Los Angeles. Originally appeared HERE  — Editors

Iranian Activists in Los Angeles

Demand Immediate Release of Mahmoud Salehi

Summary: Call for the Iranian regime to release…

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Summary: Call for the Iranian regime to release longtime labor activist, whose life is at risk due to serious health problems – Editors

Kevin B. Anderson

Marx’s Capital After 150 Years: Revolutionary Reflections

Summary: Focuses on commodity fetishism, free and associated…

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Christian,
Ali Kiani,
Dyne Suh

Three Speeches at the October 27 CPRSJ Demonstration against War Threats over Korea and Iran (os Angeles)

Summary: From a demonstration sponsored by the LA-based…

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Summary: From a demonstration sponsored by the LA-based Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice (CPRSJ) and originally published on its website on  November 6, 2017 – Editors

Albert Terry III

A Few Words on Marxism and Identity Politics

Summary: This article examines identity politics, and the…

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Summary: This article examines identity politics, and the intersections between race and class to argue for a new “Marxist identity politics” that overcomes class reductionism, while standing against an understanding of identity politics that abstracts from a class analysis. Orig. published on Jan. 8, 2017 in Left Voice – Editors

Eric Small

Racist Police Killings in Seattle: The Injustice and the Response

Summary: A pattern of police killings of people…

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Summary: A pattern of police killings of people of color in Seattle has led to persistent community protests, but no real change — Editors

Khalfani Malik Khaldun

IDOC-Watch: Prisoner Support and Bridging the Gap

Summary: This article by a longtime New Afrikan…

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Summary: This article by a longtime New Afrikan political prisoner details the horrors of solitary confinement and the struggle by prisoners to resist the increasingly dehumanizing conditions within America’s criminal justice system – Editors

Richard Abernethy

Myanmar/Burma: Rohingya Lives Matter

Summary: Genocide against the Rohingya – what can…

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Summary: Genocide against the Rohingya – what can the international Left do to oppose it? – Editors

Kevin B. Anderson

Trump’s Nuclear Threats Against North Korea and Iran Pose Existential Crisis for Humanity

Summary: A new stage of imperialist degeneracy, itself…

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Summary: A new stage of imperialist degeneracy, itself rooted in the political and economic crisis of U.S. capitalism, lies behind Trump’s threat of nuclear genocide against North Korea and his moves toward war with Iran — Editors

Karel Ludenhoff

Turmoil in German Politics after Bundestag Elections

Summary –German’s Bundestag elections show how neoliberal centrism…

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Summary –German’s Bundestag elections show how neoliberal centrism paves the way for the rise of right-wing politics while failures on the left to develop alternatives to capitalist society have stifled their movement. What is to be made of the emergence of a new potential alliance of the black, green, and yellow? – Editors