Category: VIEWS

Five Revolutionary Women From the Mohawk Valley

by Brendan Maslauskas-Dunn/Love and Rage This list of five revolutionary women from the Mohawk Valley was written in celebration of International Working Women’s Day, a holiday that has very radical roots in the labor and socialist movements, and in the tumultuous textile strikes that swept across New York […]

Ending Anti-Black State Violence

by Opal Tometi/ROAR Magazine In 1992, the world witnessed African American Rodney King being brutally beaten by Los Angeles policemen. In 1999, Amadou Diallo, an unarmed Black immigrant from Guinea, was shot 19 times by five New York City policemen outside his apartment. Sean Bell was shot to […]

Socialism or Barbarism

by Matt Lester/Guest My political awareness is shaped by what happened to my Grandfather. Of course, there are other things. But it is high on the list. It filters my world-view. Growing up in Germany during the rise of the Nazis, fleeing to a Jewish community in Shanghai, […]