Critique

“It’s Basically Sex Work”: A Brief Summary of Why People Who Have Never Done...

Critical discussion on how sex work is talked about and presented in relation to other jobs within a capitalist economy. Work is hell. Regardless of the job, the institutions of wage-labor, money, and capitalism all...

A Critical Response to “For an Anti-Sectarian Revolutionary Left”

What follows is a critical response to an article that appeared on the Radical Education Department website that argued for a broad popular front of anti-capitalist groups. This piece is part of an ongoing discussion...

Socialist Leaders Won’t Save Unions

A member of the IWW critiques a recent piece in Jacobin that argues for socialist leadership of existing labor unions. In a recent piece for Jacobin, Barry Eidlin makes the case for socialist leadership...

Citizen Participation vs Class Power: On Community Organizing

Ray Valentine on Organizing Work talks about the limitations of the community organizing model. About five years ago, after a friend told me about a flyer he had seen taped to a tree near my...

Anarchist & Antifascist Thoughts on The New Zealand Shooting

An anarchist and antifascist response to the State's reaction to the New Zealand mass shooting. March 15, 2019 marks one of the most horrifically visible manifestation of far-Right hatred that most can think of in...

Reparations As A Verb

A critical piece from the Black Autonomy Network that addresses the issue of talk of reparations as a tool of recuperation. What does it mean when Elizabeth Warren gets on national television and talks...

Between Rhetoric and Reality: Evaluating the Oakland Teachers’ Strike

For eleven days in March, Oakland teachers walked off the job in a strike that galvanized not just the city but many neighboring schools as well. In the end, while teachers won a small...

Green Anti-Capitalist Front Manifesto & Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

Anti-capitalist manifesto aimed at the emerging new youth movements that are fighting climate chaos. Originally published on the Earth First! Newswire. The Green Anti-Capitalist Front is an alliance of groups and individuals united by...

Do All Organizing Roads Lead to Bernie?: A Response to Eric Blanc’s Interview on...

Critique from Michael Mochaidean on left electoralism and hope placed into the Bernie Sanders campaign. On a recent interview with the Dead Pundit Society podcast, episode “Teachers Strike Wave 2019:  Denver Edition w/ Eric...

Life in “Mueller Time”: The Politics of Waiting and the Spectacle of Investigation

Critique in the growth of faith in the Mueller investigation and Democratic Party to create a legalistic check and balance on the Trump regime and what it would mean to stop waiting. For almost...