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The MAGA storming of the Capitol is two years old. The attempted coup is still happening. The reshaping of the Republican Party as an insurrectionary force and the expansion of armed gangs aim to smash democracy. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2023.

With Ads, Imagery and Words, Republicans Inject Race Into Campaigns

Jonathan Weisman New York Times
Running ads portraying Black candidates as soft on crime — or as “different” or “dangerous” — Republicans have shed quiet defenses of such tactics for unabashed defiance. For the Trumpers it was always about all about race.

Tidbits – Oct. 27, 2022 – Reader Comments, Elections – It’s the Economy, It’s Race and Racism; Supreme Court and Democracy; Climate Change; Fascist Threat; Labor Upsurge; Transatlantic Left Dialogue and Internationalism in Our Time; More…

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Reader Comments: Elections- Economy, Race, Racism; Supreme Court, Democracy; Fascist Threat; Climate Change; Labor Upsurge; Transatlantic Left Dialogue and Internationalism in Our Time-this weekend; International Women's Conference-call papers; more

The War on Immigrants Is a War on Low-Income Workers

Shailly Gupta Barnes OtherWords
If poor and low-income Black, white, and Hispanic Texans turn out and stand together, they could change the outcome of Texas's gubernatorial race. They could shift the terrain — in Texas and every state that's playing politics with people's lives.

Tidbits – Oct. 20, 2022 – Reader Comments, Elections – It’s the Economy and Abortions; Lessons of Cuban Missile Crisis; Socialist Lessons; Communists in Closets; Anti-Fascism in the 21st Century; the Farmer-Labor Movement; Cartoons; More…

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Reader Comments, Elections - It's The Economy and Abortions; Lessons of Cuban Missile Crisis; Socialist Lessons; Announcements: Communists in Closets; Anti-Fascism in the 21st Century; The Farmer-Labor Movement; Cartoons; more....

The Racial Volcano Explodes in Los Angeles

Bill Gallegos, Bill Fletcher Jr. The Nation
The current crisis has unleashed unleashed a firestorm of protest that could further divide the city’s communities. But it is also a chance to forge real unity in opposition to the city’s long-standing power brokers.

Critical Race Feminism and Common Good Unionism

Stacy Davis Gates, Sheri Davis, Marilyn Sneiderman and Alisha Volante NonProfit Quarterly
When Bargaining for the Common Good is done well it models an alternative way to theorize the root causes of oppression, to take action with impacted communities to remedy the problem, and to reflect on what liberation looks....

Tidbits – Oct. 13, 2022 – Reader Comments: Los Angeles City Hall Racism; Segregation; Amazon Workers; Ukraine War Dissent; COVID-19 Protocols and Feminist Ethics of Care; Abortion Access-A Workers’ Issue; Cartoons; Announcements; More;

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Reader Comments: Los Angeles City Hall Racism; Segregation; Amazon workers; Alabama PaperMill Workers; Ukraine War dissent; Covid-19 Protocols and Feminist Ethics of Care; Abortion Access-A Workers' Issue; Cartoons; Announcements; more;

Our Segregation Problem

Aziz Rana Dissent
Throughout the United States, racial separation remains a common feature of collective life. The consequences are significant for left political organizing aimed at building a multiracial working-class majority.
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