Academics and Students Call for a Nationwide University Shut Down on May Day

The following petition is being circulated by students and faculty across the country. Please sign and circulate this nationwide call. The original text of the petition is below: The following pledge is being circulated by students, staff, faculty, and administrators across the United States. In the face of a climate of increasing bigotry and violence, … More Academics and Students Call for a Nationwide University Shut Down on May Day

LaborNotes: Building an Army to Fight Runaway Inequality

  How can unions help create a social movement to take on Wall Street’s economic and political dominance? That’s the question that the Communications Workers (CWA) are tackling with labor educator Les Leopold. The training program they’ve put together, based on his book Runaway Inequality: An Activist’s Guide to Economic Justice, has already reached hundreds … More LaborNotes: Building an Army to Fight Runaway Inequality

‘Mourning and Militancy’ Richard Seymour interviewed by Michael D. Yates

Richard Seymour is a writer, scholar, journalist, broadcaster, and political activist. Born in Northern Ireland and now living in London, he has become a leading voice on the left. An exceptional writer, his prose is both elegant and accessible to a mass audience. His blog, Lenin’s Tomb, is a consistent source of thoughtful analysis and … More ‘Mourning and Militancy’ Richard Seymour interviewed by Michael D. Yates

Solidarity Rising in Massachusetts

Originally posted on Practical Visionaries:
New report documents emerging solidarity economy movement in lower income communities of color [Download Solidarity Rising Report] A solidarity economy movement is emerging from lower-income communities of color in Massachusetts. This movement aspires to transform capitalism—as we know it—into a world rooted in values of democracy, justice, and sustainability. These…

Women’s Liberation reading guide from Haymarket Books

March is Women’s History Month, and March 8th is International Working Women’s Day. This year, women all over the world will demonstrate, strike, and continue to organize to highlight the struggles of women around the world. In solidarity, Haymarket Books offers a reading guide for those looking for the history, politics, and inspiration, to learn … More Women’s Liberation reading guide from Haymarket Books