From 1990, the story of the successful 1980s fight to keep the Northwest from becoming an “Aryan homeland.”
From the Archive
Collapse of the Soviet Union? Only workers’ revolt can stave it off
Gorbachev, hat in hand, begging food from Bush and the bankers. Perestroika? Bleached bones in a pauper’s unmarked grave. The people in Moscow are hungry and sullen, all the grand… Read more »
Jews on the Left: Don’t turn right!
Trump’s vitriolic attempt to smear criticism of Israel as anti-Semitism is nothing new. This excellent column from 1991 refutes the claim decisively.
Thelma and Louise “R” Us
With Christine Blasey Ford testifying at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings for the country’s top court, the #MeToo movement has made a quantum leap. This 1992 column by Clara Fraser, a year after Anita Hill’s brave coming forward against Clarence Thomas, calls on women to catapult themselves onto the mainstage of history.
The fire this time: L.A. rebellion unveils the shape of tomorrow
On the 30th anniversary of the acquittal of the cops who battered Rodney King, the message of this 1992 article still resounds.
On burying the Master Race ideology forever
Guerry Hoddersen reflects on a 1993 conference in tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement held on the 25th anniversary of his assassination.
Tremors at the Top
From 2001, an accessible Marxist explanation of stock market volatility and its relationship to recession, the Federal Reserve Board, and unemployment.
Failure of social democrats to protect workers fuels electoral rise of fascist Le Pen
From 2002, an article discussing recent French history as an aid to understanding today’s protests and the challenges they face.
Against anti-Semitism and against Zionism
From 2002: Anti-Semitism and opposition to Zionism are two different things — a crucial distinction to make when critics of Israel are branded automatically as bigots.
Two parties, no choice: A practical program for radical electoral reform
From 2004, concrete proposals for challenging the lockdown of the two ruling-class parties over the U.S. electoral system.