New Book: Racism in the Neoliberal Era – A Meta History of Elite White Power

By Randolph Hohle. From Routledge: Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle focuses on how the origins and … More New Book: Racism in the Neoliberal Era – A Meta History of Elite White Power

Left Coast Forum 2017: State of the Struggle

With the grim racist, anti-immigrant, anti-woman, anti-labor ideology that has grasped much of the nation’s political dialog, the time couldn’t be better to introduce a new platform to West Coast activists and organizers eager to combat this unprecedented reactionary takeover. Modeled on and partnering with New York City’s venerable Left Forum, the inaugural three-day Left … More Left Coast Forum 2017: State of the Struggle

New Book: Black Liberation and the American Dream – The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice

Edited by Paul Le Blanc. From Haymarket Books: Analysing intersections of race, class, and gender alongside primary texts, this unique volume explores racism and antiracism in the US. Considering the connections between class and racial oppression, and the often marginalized role of the Left in antiracist struggles, Le Blanc skillfully introduces key texts from crucial … More New Book: Black Liberation and the American Dream – The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice

Historical Materialism Presents The Great Transition – Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society

The Great Transition: Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society 17-20th May 2018 at Universitie du Quebec Montreal, Quebec, Canada After years of revolt and mobilization following the economic crisis of 2008, from Occupy Wall Street to Bernie Sanders, from the Maple Spring through Nuit Debout (and without forgetting the tragic backlash aimed at Syriza) … More Historical Materialism Presents The Great Transition – Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society

New Book: The Color of Money – Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

By Mehrsa Baradaran. From Harvard University Press: When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States’ total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. The Color of Money pursues the persistence of this racial wealth gap by focusing on the … More New Book: The Color of Money – Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap