If Marx and Engels were right that capitalism creates “its own grave-diggers,” then the most revolutionary of these grave-diggers are the colonized people—the women, the children, the minorities, the immigrants, and the people of color.
As protests moved from Minneapolis through cities across the country and world, they gained what could be considered a “transitional power.”
The amplification of dangerous and persistent anti-Asian racism is a central part of our failed response to COVID-19.
“Law and order” has often been a flimsy cover for advancing the ruthless interests of white Americans.
Nearly 70 years ago, civil rights activists asked: why shouldn’t the perpetual destruction of black lives in America be considered genocide?
Why do we talk about “reopening” the economy, as if it were a bodega or a Bennigan’s? Americans trip over political metaphors yet again.
Why are certain stories and storytellers amplified while others are ignored or silenced?
In the age of coronavirus, the state is strangling all of us.