Introduction At the time this is being written, nearly one year has passed since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported. Often it can feel as if everything has changed since. The initial period of lockdown after the failure to contain the virus cratered the global economy, and while the markets appear to have rebounded, … More Vaccine nationalism
A large part of the legacy that hangs on the modern left is left nationalism, the idea that there is a good nationalism that is progressive and fights against the great imperialist powers for a supposed national self-determination. With the epoch of imperialism, nationalism transformed into a thoroughly reactionary political force reflective of great power … More Left nationalism and support for imperialist war in the United States
In this first piece on reproductive struggles in class society we bring to focus some of the facts and dangers surrounding abortion, as well as the family unit and prostitution, two phenomena that Marxists deem to be flipsides of the same coin, and inseparable from the struggle for reproductive freedom. In the following installments of … More Malignant ulcers of capitalism: The proletarian struggle for reproductive freedom (Part 1)
Despite losing its initial fervor on a nationwide scale, protests continued in cities such as NYC, LA, Seattle, Portland, Atlanta, and Washington DC for several months after the murder of George Floyd. While the images and emotions felt from the original protests and uprisings throughout late May and early June 2020 may seem like a … More Against police reform: For the abolition of capitalism
Intransigence as a project started in 2017. The publication was a vehicle that brought disparate and geographically separated communists together to engage with one another in debate and discussion. The goal was to identify common ground and to identify areas of disagreement, both to clarify commonly held positions and to work out which differences are … More Closing Intransigence
This is a moment in history where we must pay our undivided attention to the struggle of essential workers. … More Don’t suffer. Strike!
The disease By now any material on the COVID-19 pandemic will seem like old news. Over the course of nine weeks, the number of cases has exploded from a reported number of a little over 500 cases to nearly two million worldwide, and over 600,000 active cases in the United States alone as of writing … More The pandemic and the crisis