• By Mya Shone and Ralph Schoenman (on behalf of the Socialist Organizer National Organizing Committee) Mass protests have erupted in Minneapolis, Kentucky, and throughout the United States as the pent-up rage against the police murder of Black men and women no longer can be contained by callous offers of “justice” and adjustments in police procedure. Four hundred years of slavery and institutional racism provide a legacy of failed promises and change. On Monday, May 25, Minneapolis Police [...]
  • By ALAN BENJAMIN (reprinted from the The Organizer Newspaper) On Monday, May 18, more than a dozen Mexican and U.S. media outlets sent reporters to cover the BINATIONAL LABOR PRESS CONFERENCE: “Opening ‘Non-Essential’ Industries Puts Lives at Risk.” The press release — which was sent out by the Sacramento chapter of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (AFL-CIO) — invited the media to hear statements from unionists and activists from across Mexico and [...]
  • Presentation by Alan Benjamin The editorial below was published in Issue no. 236 of Workers Tribune, the weekly newspaper of the Democratic Independent Workers Party of France (POID). Its warning of a totalitarian danger in France applies directly to the United States and to many other countries around the world — from India to Hungary to Brazil, and beyond. The totalitarian danger is more and more a trait of political regimes worldwide in this epoch of capitalist decay. In France, President [...]