The role of the nation-state and its ruling cabinet in committing nations to war is changing due to globalization. Lenin’s famous pamphlet on “Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism” was written almost a century ago, in 1916…It has been indispensable reading for a century…But it’s hard to understand the recent conflicts in the Middle East in terms of inter-imperialist competition.
BY GARY LEUPP
How do we understand patriarchy, gender, and sexism? How do we fight against them both within our organizations and movements and in society as a whole? These are burning questions for all who seek to fight for a liberated world free from all forms of oppression.
BY JOCELYN COHN and EVE MITCHELL
“Despite the dogmas and inquisitions that an embrace of myths can encourage in radical movements, it is impossible to imagine politics without them. There is a material existence to myths that rationalist theories of “false consciousness” don’t recognize. The myths, symbols and rituals of radicalism remain a part of how we remember our past, imagine our future, forge a common bond of solidarity so that we know how to live and how to die for the communist ideal.”
By DOUG ENAA GREENE
“Let the truth be known: Sandra Bland, an activist in the #BlackLivesMatter movement, was kidnapped and murdered by modern day slave catchers.”