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Open Letter on the November 6 California General Election

Dear Friend, The midterm elections are taking place as we continue to see the dire effects of the Trump presidency,

VIDEO: How much money have humans created?

Notable for its mind-boggling facts about the existence of staggering amounts of what Marx called "fictitious capital."
October 11, 2018

Down with Kavanaugh! Build a global upsurge of women!

The only answer to the misogyny, entitlement, and ruling-class arrogance on display during the Kavanaugh confirmation process is a revolutionary feminist one.
September 28, 2018

“Oppression breeds resistance”: the recent prison strike

Video featuring Bilal Mafundi Ali, lead coordinator for the Bay Area National Prison Strike Solidarity Committee

“Teachers’ strikes are escalating in Washington”

From Jacobin, a report on Washington state educators that explains why their actions are important for workers across the country. For updates and how to donate to the striking union locals, see also https://www.washingtonea.org/
September 13, 2018

“Bipartisan Hell”

What does "bipartisanship" mean for poor and working folks? Courtesy of Prison Radio, Mumia Abu-Jamal tells it like it is.

John McCain: “Maverick” or Opportunist?

From oaklandsocialist.com, a retort to the unreasoning praise heaped on McCain since his death.

Boots Riley on everything from electoral politics to Oakland history

A fascinating Democracy Now! interview with the communist, multi-talented creator of Sorry to Bother You.

Hoffman campaign for Senate wraps up with statewide support

Grass-roots FSP effort wins over 7,000 votes in a jam-packed field of 29 candidates.

Sisterhood is global: feminist solidarity across the hemispheres

An inspiring video statement of solidarity by Kurdish women's militia members to their sisters in Latin America fighting for free, safe, and legal abortion on demand.
August 17, 2018

Aug. 12 victory over white supremacists

On August 12 in Washington D.C., the working class accomplished a big victory. Only 2 dozen fascists showed up for the "Unite the Right 2" rally.
August 14, 2018

Tens of thousands protest in Tel Aviv against new legislation declaring Israel an explicitly Jewish nation

In what was probably the largest of several protests in recent weeks, Israeli Arabs and Jews demonstrated together on August 11 against a law enshrining inequality.
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