Nikhil Singh, Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU and Adom Getachew, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago discuss the role of colonization and empire in developing the connection between race and capitalism.
By David Kotz, On November 8 the rise of a right-wing nationalist regime in the United States became a realistic possibility, if not now then in the coming years. Such regimes stress nationalist and patriotic themes, play upon and intensify fear of minority ethnicities and/or religions and/or other long-oppressed groups, promise to resolve festering economic … More It Can Happen Here: The rise of a right-wing nationalist regime in the United States
Ahead of the Women’s March on Washington, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of rom #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Haymarket Books, 2016), spoke with The Indypendent about working class feminism, identity politics, Obama and how social movements can take on Trump. The Indypendent: What do you hope the Women’s March will accomplish? Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: The march marks the … More Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: The Politics of the Oppressed
By Mathew Forstater Not many folks remember that the 1963 “March on Washington” was officially named the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.” This detail often gets lost amid the important celebration of the general achievement and highlights such as the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” oration. Indeed, the … More “JOBS FOR ALL”: Another Dream of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Source: Nativism: As American as (Rotten) Apple Pie | Dollars & Sense
We now know which member of the US ruling class is going to rule over America (and the world) over the next 4 years. It is a right-wing, racist, ultra-rich, economic-nationalist politician, for whom running a government is like running a business. This so-called anti-establishment politician is firmly a part of the bourgeois establishment. And … More US Election 2016: The Morning After