We are just over one year out from the mass uprisings which dominated political life in the United States. The revolts failed to inflict mortal wounds on global capitalism, but the memory of mass action has hardly faded.
Colonialism, imperialism and state violence have taken center stage among the DC left — reignited by the disturbing new chapter in the saga of gross aggression perpetuated by the Israeli government in May. Mobilizations for international solidarity have, this time, fused with the ongoing effort among activists to confront America's over-stretched police state. And so, fresh dreams of a united front are emerging; everywhere there's a quiet hope that the days of the petty and divided left are over.