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Key to Strategy #2: Know Yourself

Max Elbaum Organizing Upgrade
This is the second in a series of columns looking at Left strategy today. Key to Strategy #1 focused on the first component of Sun Tzu’s dictum that to prevail in battle it is necessary to “know the enemy and know yourself.”

Coming Home: Jeanette Lazam Returns to the I-Hotel

Estella Habal and Hilton Obenzinger Organizing Upgrade
The I-Hotel struggle helped to forge a unified Filipino community linking elderly immigrants from the early twentieth century and young people who were raising their consciousness of ethnic pride and their awareness of racial and class inequities.

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Unions Take Up the Fight for Racial Justice

Stephanie Luce Organizing Upgrade
Nurses in masks and blue uniforms with signs - Nurses Against Racism The labor movement will not survive at all, let alone build power, without a serious racial analysis and making racial justice key to their core mission.

Palestine Rises Up: “Our Hope Is Stronger than Despair”

Lara Kiswani Organizing Upgrade
Palestinians demonstrating At the end of the day Israel is a tool (and Palestine is terrain) of U.S. imperialism. We fight for the dignity and liberation of our people from here to our homelands. We need to be working to build power, not just support.

Tidbits - May 6, 2021 - Reader Comments: Biden Recovery Plan; Struggle for Racial Justice; Heroes-Not Saints; Myanmar; Yiddish Immigrants; Book Sale; Puerto Rican Socialist Party; Climate Change; Pensions; Labor and Media; Zoom events; more....

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Reader Comments: Biden Recovery Plan; US History, Racism and Struggle for Racial Justice; Heroes But Not Saints; Myanmar; Yiddish, Immigrants, U.S. left; Book Sale; Puerto Rican Socialist Party; Climate Change; Pensions; Labor and Media; Zoom events

The White Republic and the Struggle for Racial Justice

Bob Wing Organizing Upgrade
Racial justice forces need to win governing power within the current system and then continue to build the strength to dismantle the racist state and replace it with an antiracist one: fight against the white republic and for antiracist democracy.
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