Category Archives: Globalization & Global Justice

What We’re Reading: 90th Anniversary of the CPC

In July 1921, a small handful of revolutionaries met in Shanghai to found the Chinese Communist Party. At that time China was known as the “sick old man of Asia” — losing sovereignty and national dignity to foreign imperialist powers … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: Interview with Arundhati Roy

An interview with the author and public intellectual Arundhati Roy from the British Guardian on the occasion of the publication of her book “Broken Republic,” a collection of three essays that document and explore the Maoist-led insurrection happening right now … Continue reading

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Humala Wins Round One in Peru – Another Advance for 21st Century Socialism?

On Sunday, April 10th, Peruvians voted for president in a 5-way race and Ollanta Humala emerged as the winner. The race will proceed to a runoff in June between Humala and Keiko Fujimori, the second place candidate. (Keiko’s father, former … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: Z-Mag’s Piece on Ahmadinejad

What we’re reading: This piece from Z-Mag is making the rounds among our members, and we want to highlight it here. Enjoy! Ahmadinejad: Anti-Imperialist Or Deceptive Populist? By Saeed Rahnema [This presentation was given at a debate organized by the … Continue reading

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Cherukuri Rajkumar (Comrade Azad) and Hem Pandey ¡Presentes!

It is difficult to sum up a life, none less so than that of a revolutionary leader that eluded capture for over three decades and helped build a revolutionary movement. Cherukuri Rajkumar, known as Comrade Azad, was a member of … Continue reading

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Arundhati Roy: Walking with the Comrades

This spring, I had the amazing opportunity to hear Arundhati Roy read from her new book, Field Notes on Democracy, at Mission High School in San Francisco. She followed her reading with an interview with David Barsamian, in which she … Continue reading

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Socialists Allied for Global Justice

(On the weekend of September 28 and 29, 2002, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank held their annual meetings in Washington D.C. Freedom Road protested the event as part of a Socialist Contingent organized with the Socialist Party … Continue reading

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This Globe Is Ours: Introduction

Strengthening the New Movement Seattle was da bomb. Mere months ago a new movement exploded onto the scene with N30. It blew consternation into the hearts of the rich and powerful and it put a new song on the lips … Continue reading

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This Globe Is Ours: The Kids Are Alright. . .

I went to Seattle with fifteen members of the North Shore Labor Council, from the area between Boston and New Hampshire in Massachusetts. Eleven were from IUE Local 201 at the GE plant in Lynn and Ametek Aerospace in Wilmington … Continue reading

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This Globe Is Ours: Where Was the Color in Seattle?

Looking for reasons why the Great Battle was so white  "I was at the jail where a lot of protesters were being held and a big crowd of people was chanting 'This Is What Democra cy Looks Like!' At first … Continue reading

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