It Can Happen Here: The rise of a right-wing nationalist regime in the United States

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

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: The Politics of the Oppressed

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

“JOBS FOR ALL”: Another Dream of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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.