Sean Larson holds a PhD in German studies from NYU and is a member of the Rampant editorial collective.
The New Deal wasn’t won by cozying up to congresspeople, but by workers’ disruptive mass strikes and social mobilizations. We cannot forget that in the Biden era.
In the most contentious Chicago budget vote in a generation, four “progressive” alderpeople buckled to Lightfoot’s pressure and allowed an antiworker austerity city budget to pass for 2021.
In the US, the struggle for revolutionary socialism and the antiracist struggle for abolition are one and the same.
Three weeks of open rebellion in the streets have yielded even more victories for the nationwide movement against racism and police brutality. Here is a list of wins from the third week.
Five weeks of open rebellion in the streets have yielded swift, unprecedented results. This is the definitive, updated list of the movement’s victories so far.
Once controlled by manufacturers, city hall is now dominated by finance and real estate capital. The new bosses are building a racist business climate at the expense of working Chicagoans.