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In this month's issue
Days of Revolt: Notes on DC's Summer Uprising
The latest eyewitness reporting on protesters, hostile and often brutal police conduct, and Mayor Bowser’s duplicitous and self-serving maneuvers.
Workers and work, before and after the pandemic
Observations on how the pandemic changed the relationship between labor and capital, today and perhaps into the future.
Politics in the post-COVID-era: a matter of survival
Left politics remain beset by adversaries, and their preservation demands a unified front with a strong political program.
UE and the ILWU - The Possibilities of Class-Conscious Unionism
The rich histories of the United Electrical Workers and the International Longshore Workers’ Union, two radical worker formations who were at the forefront of resistance when many other unions were taking a compliant route for short-term gains.
Reflections from 1984: Gender Struggles and Gains
This article, reprinted from 1984, reflects on the nomination of Geraldine Ferraro to become Walter Mondale's running mate. The Mondale-Ferraro ticket, of course, lost the 1984 general election to Reagan-Bush, but will Harris go beyond past woman nominees and become the first member to be elected to national office?
I Took the Hillsdale "Survey" on Socialism
An amusing look at how a small right-wing college serves as academic cover for a classic push-poll about the dread menace socialism.
At the heart of capitalism lie prisons and police
Sara Rain Tree
How do we think about the police and their unions? Their entanglement in the goals of the capitalist ruling class suggest that they are outliers in the real workers’ movement.
Trump Intends to Steal the Election. Here’s How to Stop Him
Donald Trump intends to steal the 2020 election. We can't let that happen.