Defund is Not a Liability
Defunding the police has been portrayed as a political liability, but a forthright condemnation of police violence has proven to be compelling.
Paul Vallas and the Myth of the Competent White Man
Paul Vallas’s record is utterly disastrous. Why do political figures and mainstream press seem to be united in whitewashing it?
Why We Must Stop Cop City
Forest protectors in Atlanta are resisting the construction of “cop city” and the centuries of colonial violence it represents. In their struggle, all of our futures hang in the balance.
Anatomy of a Class War: Chicago’s 2023 Elections
Chicago’s municipal elections are being fiercely contested by the business class and working people. If we hope to come out of this election stronger, we’ll need political clarity on the police, the machine, and our side’s source of power.
The Political Agenda of African American Studies
Conservatives like DeSantis can tolerate some Black history courses, but they fear an education that links struggles of the past with antiracist struggles today. That’s why they attacked the political agenda of African American Studies, and why it must be defended.
“We can no longer just survive” Oscar Sanchez and the 10th Ward
Former hunger striker and aldermanic candidate Oscar Sanchez talks about building sustainable futures, violence de-escalation, and facilitating community involvement on the Southeast Side.
On Palestine and Local Elections
Like others before him, aldermanic hopeful Mueze Bawany has come under attack by those seeking to discredit the Palestine solidarity movement. As Israel escalates its violent occupation, our side has to reject the false frameworks of the liberal establishment, even in Chicago’s municipal elections.
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