Phoenix, the fifth-largest city in the country, has witnessed significantly more police brutality than comparably sized American cities.
The historical struggle for “forty acres and a mule” demonstrates that inequality, racism, and oppression are hardwired into capitalism.
The system of cash bail and its variants is an object lesson in how the criminal justice system is heavily rigged in favor of the rich.
Tuesday, August 21st marked the beginning of a 20-day prison strike across the US. Just two years after the 20,000-inmate strike of 2016, it has the potential to become the largest prison strike in US history.
In the context of the war carried out by the policing apparatus against minorities and the poor, millions of prisoners are being disenfranchised.
The question of oppression cannot be isolated from the general process of radicalization that is unfolding in the US and around the world.
50 years after his assassination, the ruling class attempts to co-opt MLK’s legacy. But the best way to honor his sacrifice is to redouble our fight for socialist revolution.
Only through a struggle against racism can we build the united working class movement necessary to destroy capitalism and oppression.
The prison-industrial complex is big business: the US now incarcerates more than 2.2 million people—the largest prison population in the world.
In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States of America, cries of “fascism!” again fill the air.
Colin Kaepernick, a second-string NFL quarterback of former Super Bowl fame, provoked an eruption of vitriol and solidarity when he refused to stand during the national anthem.
From a tiny handful of activists in Oakland, the Black Panther Party grew to national and international prominence, electrifying millions around the world. In this article, we analyze the party’s history and lessons.