Monthly Archives: April 2014

NYU SJP’s eviction action created more dialogue than ever before

Originally posted on NYU Students for Justice in Palestine:
No government is more crucial – financially or diplomatically – in enabling Israel’s crimes and shielding it from international accountability than the United States, which means no one in the global community has a greater moral stake in ending Israeli apartheid than…

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What if people told European history like they told Native American history?

Originally posted on An Indigenous History of North America:
The first immigrants to Europe arrived thousands of years ago from central Asia. Most pre-contact Europeans lived together in small villages. Because the continent was very crowded, their lives were ruled…

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Ilan Pappé on the Ongoing Nakba

Illan Pappé speaks on the ongoing ethnic cleansing that has continued from 1948 and every day since.

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August Nimtz – The Marxist Basis of Lenin’s Electoral Strategy

August Nimtz “‘The Ballot’ and/or ‘the Streets’: The Marxist Basis of Lenin’s Electoral Strategy” – A Report on a Book Project Historical Materialism Conference 2012 One of the more incredibly concise and clear explanations on Lenin’s conceptions surrounding electoral politics … Continue reading

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Inmates in the St. Claire correctional facility in Alabama to go on strike.

Alabama inmates in the St. Claire correctional facility are striking their free labor (examples: Chemical and Licensing, laundry, and furniture production) due to the prison system resembling something closer to “running a slave empire” in the prisoners words. This disgusting shift within … Continue reading

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Why does the alleged KC terrorist see Israel as a model for a “White Christian state”?

Originally posted on The Red Fury:
Media coverage of this week’s ghastly terror attack at two Jewish centers in Kansas City (which claimed the lives of three people) has mostly overlooked a pretty revealing detail about the politics of alleged killer Frazier Glenn…

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Marxists and elections by Paul D’Amato

Originally featured in International Socialist Review Issue 13, August-September 2000 WHAT ATTITUDE do Marxists take to elections and representative government? In the history of the socialist movement, there have developed or co-existed two principal and, in the end, quite different … Continue reading

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The Horizon of the Far Right – A Neoliberal America Fans the Flames of White Supremacy

The political spectrum of the United States compared to states with similar origins ,predominately settler-colonial states such as Israel, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia, has always been remarkably limited when representing various political tendencies in governmental office. Aside from not having … Continue reading

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Ellen Meiksins Wood makes the case for the centrality of class struggle in any analysis of emancipatory politics and human emancipation. Check it: “Capitalism is uniquely indifferent to the social identity of the people it exploits. Unlike previous modes of production, its … Continue reading

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WSN Op Ed Live: Israel and Palestine Conflict – NYU SJP’s Kumars Salehi debates AIPAC student affiliate, TorchPAC

As pressure begins to rise amongst college campuses surrounding Palestine solidarity work by students, NYU has begun to take the opportunity to take part in a larger and more public conversation about the realities of the occupation and of the … Continue reading

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