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9/11 & the War on Terror: A Queer Afghan Reflects

Neda Said Organizing Upgrade
I feel the burden of having to demonstrate that my ancestral homeland deserves to exist, and that my people are human and multi-faceted, with a rich history and resistance, and deserve the opportunity to thrive.

film

What Draws Us to the Reactionary Darkness of Dune?

Chris DIte Jacobin
The latest film adaptation of Dune, Frank Herbert’s cult sci-fi novel series, is out next month. With its often-reactionary mix of political cynicism, ecological catastrophism, and lurid orientalism, it remains oddly attractive to left-wing audiences

Star Trek Versus Imperialist Doctrine

Yanis Varoufakis Project Syndicate
America’s liberal imperialist doctrine has been responsible for appalling carnage in Vietnam, Iraq, and Central America. America has also produced a liberal anti-imperialist doctrine, ensconced in a TV series that has captivated audiences since 1966

The Blood Never Dries

Richard Gott Red Pepper
We need to associate empire with the holocaust and with genocide. We need to discredit the notion of medals called the ‘Order of the British Empire’. After all, we would not accept the Order of Auschwitz or the Order of Treblinka.

books

The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg: 1897–1905

Sevgi Doğan Marx & Philosophy Review of Books Reviews
The first of three volumes of the Complete Works covering Luxemburg’s life and work . Spanning from 1897 to 1905, it contains speeches, articles, and essays on the strikes, protests, and political debates culminating in the 1905 Russian Revolution.

The End of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Pedro Cabán Dissent
U.S. representatives have introduced two bills that would finally end Puerto Rico’s subordinate Commonwealth status. But continued colonial rule may be the only option Congress seriously considers.

An Offering to Our Asian Sisters

Zillah Eisenstein From the Square/NYU Press Blogs
Join the Anti-Racist marches in the streets, and stand up for structural revolutionary anti-racist socialist feminism.
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