Tag: United States

A worker walks along the Brooklyn bridge with the Manhattan skyline on the horizon.

Assessing the 2020 US elections

Aaron Amaral and Phil Gasper offer analysis and perspectives coming out of the 2020 U.S. elections. This piece was originally published by Tempest Magazine.
Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Century City, California. Photo: morrisonbrett / WikiCommons Keywords: Biden Trump election US elections presidential anti-racist socialism

After the election

On the eve of an election where neither candidate offers anything to people struggling against oppression, US socialists need to continue supporting the wave of protests, strikes and rebellions that began this summer

The BLM Summer and the US elections

Amidst an ongoing anti-racist uprising of unprecedented size and militancy, the US presidential election is approaching.
Trump rally in 2016

Fascism beyond Trump

Historical comparisons can lead to unhelpful conclusions if not used carefully

From Stonewall to Black Lives Matter

Thinking about rebellion: Keegan O’Brien reflects on the threads that connect the Stonewall Riots to the contemporary Black Lives Matter movement.

The Black Lives Matter movement in 2020: results and prospects

Jaswinder Blackwell-Pal considers the situation of the BLM movement in Britain and argues for centring the politics of abolition and anti-imperialist solidarity.
Kwasi Agyemang-Prempeh

Video: Black Lives Matter

Black activists in Britain talk about the response to the murder of George Floyd, underlying racism and economic factors, links with the pandemic and how we build anti-racist solidarity.

Ten Days That Shook the World

In the ten days since George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, an anti-racist uprising has spread across the United States. Across the world, people are taking action in solidarity and mobilising against state racism.

‘Justice for Belly! Justice for George!’

Mass protests have returned to British streets, calling for justice for George Floyd and Belly Mujinga, and an end to systemic racism and police violence.
The AIDS Quilt memorial laid out in an open square.

Safer sex – lessons from the AIDS crisis

Colin Wilson remembers the community responses to the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.