Category: VIEWS

Dismantling Power: The Zapatista Indigenous Presidential Candidate’s Vision to Transform Mexico from Below

by Benjamin Dangl/Toward Freeedom The Zapatistas and National Indigenous Congress (CNI) held an assembly in May in which they chose María de Jesús Patricio Martínez, a Nahua indigenous healer, as their spokesperson and presidential candidate for the 2018 elections in Mexico. Patricio’s candidacy and radical vision for Mexico […]

Asians for Black Lives

by Mari Matsuo – Views and Analysis I am Japanese American. I have experienced anti-Asian racism since grade school, whether it was generalized calls of “chopsticks,” “ching-chong,” “chink,” “chi-fry-ryce”; or the more specific, “Jap,” “Hiroshima,” “sushi roll,” “geisha girl.” I have been hit with “too bad your egg-roll […]

Know Your Rights

We limit our resistance to fascism by relying on liberal conceptions of human rights. by Natasha Lennard / The New Inquiry – Views and Analysis After the DC police formed a kettle on January 20 to capture over 200 protesters at the intersection of L and 12th Street, I […]

Feminists Against Capitalism

by Romina Akemi/Black Rose / Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation On May 8, 2017 the LA-based feminist collective Intersectionality NOW organized an event at the Women’s Center for Creative Work titled Feminists Against Capitalism. The panel participants included Miranda Sklaroff from the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Left Caucus, […]