Cities need strong civilian review boards to reduce police crime.
From the Archive
After Hurricane Sandy: fund a real recovery
A 2012 editorial puts forward a program of demands to fight for in the face of disasters increasing in number and scale.
Besieged public workers key to labor’s fate
This 2013 article has a lot to say about the importance of public workers and the services they provide – a timely reminder with Oakland city workers on strike this week.
“This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible”
Revisiting Bernadette Logue’s 2014 book review.
From the FS archives: Class — the power that heals
When in revolt, there’s no substitute for working-class solidarity.
Feminism and the crisis in the British SWP
This 2013 statement discussing sexual violence and the importance of feminism in left groups takes on new resonance given events in ISO.
2015 statement by Miriam Padilla, whose cousin died in the Paris attacks
The trial of 20 suspects gets underway after six years of rising anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim sentiment and of harsh anti-democratic measures adopted in the name of fighting terrorism.
“The solution is to stop wars that make people refugees.”
A 2002 interview with Carmen Guzman, who fled El Salvador for Australia, brings home the life experiences that still drive displacement today.
The high price of ignoring teenage fascists
From 1999, after the Columbine high school shootings: how adult neo-Nazis make use of angry, alienated teens.
Oppressions: The Capitalist Connection and the Socialist Solution
I like the title of this conference,“Parallels and Intersections: Racism and Other Forms of Oppression.” It hints at what I believe: that since we have many forms of oppression, there… Read more »