Millions of people have come to the understanding that capitalism is no longer working. And millions of people around the world are fighting back—from the struggle against police violence in Ferguson, to the Occupation of Gaza, to the struggle against climate change. Marxism provides a revolutionary understanding and strategy for ridding society of exploitation and … [Read more...] about NYC Marxism Conference
a discussion sponsored by the International Socialist Organization (NYC). After finishing an engaging discussion series on Battle For Justice in Palestine, a lingering question remained about why the United States remains so dedicated in its support of Israel. We will meet again to discuss Israel: The U. S. Watchdog, an article by Lance Selfa which takes up this question in a … [Read more...] about Israel: The US Watchdog
Since July 18th, Israel has continued to attack the city of Gaza, destroying refugee centers, schools, and hospitals. Over 1,500 Palestinian civilians have been murdered while thousands of other civilians have been displaced. And yet the United States government continues to support the Israeli occupation and assault on Gaza. Congress recently voted to provide an additional … [Read more...] about Imperialism and the Israeli Apartheid State
Israel's ongoing slaughter of Gaza -- and the need for a movement which can bring a permanent end to Israeli occupation and apartheid -- makes the question of Palestine a crucial topic for us to become well versed in discussing. This study group will provide a space for people to grapple with arguments we may come up against, and work though a perspective that will leave you … [Read more...] about Study Group: Imperialism and Palestine
Russian forces seized military control of the Crimean Peninsula in southern Ukraine, threatening a war that could tear Ukraine apart--and escalating the global superpower conflict between Russia and the U.S. The takeover of Crimea was Russian leader Vladimir Putin's stakes-raising counter to the downfall of Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych, the corrupt strongman who fled … [Read more...] about What's at Stake in Ukraine?