Organizing poor and working white people – who are not currently a part of our movement but who have everything to gain by joining multiracial formations, especially in the South – provides a major opportunity to break the power of a white republic.
Fernando E. Gapasin, Bill Fletcher Jr. and Bill Gallegos
Veteran labor organizer Fernando Gapasin is interviewed by Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Bill Gallegos. "I dedicated myself to ending racism and building worker power by building democratic working-class organizations from the bottom up."
The young black men served a combined total of 130 years for a crime they never committed. Through Scottsboro we find America’s tortured racial past is not so past. We can find the seeds of inspiration, and strategies for liberation or racial justice
Radical agitation helped bring Social Security and much of the New Deal into being. Simply put, an ambitious, active left is one that widens the scope of reform. It’s a left that, even if you disagree with it, helps clear the pathways for action.
We shouldn’t despair. The real power lies with the people, not the Court. The Women’s Liberation Movement raised consciousness, raised hell, and raised the banner for “Free Abortion on Demand” when abortion was illegal in all 50 states
Black Lives Matter May Be the Largest Movement in U.S. History
New York Times
Across the country there have been more than 4,700 demonstrations - an average of 140 per day, since the first protests began, according to a Times analysis. Turnout ranges from dozens to tens of thousands in about 2,500 small towns and large cities
Claire Tran and Jacob Swenson-Lengyel
As Congress returns to Washington, the impeachment proceedings are likely to gain steam. The authors argue the left can't afford to sit this fight out, but should be a part of the broad anti-Trump front working to protect and expand democracy.