Marcelo Mendez

Articles From This Author

Marcelo Mendez

University of Contradictions: Campus Workers’ Strike at UCSC

Summary: A student writes on the university’s inextricable links to capitalism in relation to the mass strike at University of California, Santa Cruz by campus workers; includes some workers’ voices….

Read more
Summary: A student writes on the university’s inextricable links to capitalism in relation to the mass strike at University of California, Santa Cruz by campus workers; includes some workers’ voices. Photo credit: Erika Mahoney — Editors

Marcelo Mendez

Environmental Destruction, Capital Accumulation, and the Quest for a New Form of Life

Summary: A student activist contrasts the anti-capitalist writings of Naomi Klein and Joel Kovel by discussing the roots of environmental destruction in the drive for capital accumulation, also explor…

Read more
Summary: A student activist contrasts the anti-capitalist writings of Naomi Klein and Joel Kovel by discussing the roots of environmental destruction in the drive for capital accumulation, also exploring the need for an eco-socialist alternative — Editors

Marcelo Mendez

Climate Action at L.A. City Hall – #EarthtoParis

The November 29 climate rally in downtown Los Angeles addressed the need for a local shift from fossil fuels to renewables, as well as issues of race and class – Editors.

Read more
The November 29 climate rally in downtown Los Angeles addressed the need for a local shift from fossil fuels to renewables, as well as issues of race and class – Editors.

Marcelo Mendez

California Student/Worker Demonstration against Student Debt and for $15/Hr. for Campus Workers

University of California, Santa Barbara experiences one of the nation’s largest turnouts for the November 12 nationwide Million Student March, where student-worker solidarity came to the fore – Editor…

Read more
University of California, Santa Barbara experiences one of the nation’s largest turnouts for the November 12 nationwide Million Student March, where student-worker solidarity came to the fore – Editors.

Marcelo Mendez

Reflections on the Oakland March for Real Climate Leadership

A Latino youth’s account of the February 7 Oakland climate march, in light of the dimensions of race, class, and capitalism – Editors

Read more
A Latino youth’s account of the February 7 Oakland climate march, in light of the dimensions of race, class, and capitalism – Editors