Category Archives: Intersecting Oppressions

Islands of Poverty in a Sea of Prosperity

It’s now commonly accepted that a person’s zip code is the best predictor of how healthy a person is and will be. And what determines your zip code? Income, wealth – and the racialized public policies and practices over generations … Continue reading

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Work Twice as Hard to be Equal

When I was a kid, my Chinese parents used to say to me (as they sat me in front of my homework while my white friends were out playing), “You not White!  You work twice as hard to be equal!”  … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Crisis, Intersecting Oppressions, Oppressed Nationalities

Native American Activists Talk Idle No More

When Robert Caldwell gently — and correctly — criticized our article “Introducing Idle No More” for slighting the question of First Nations sovereignty, it became obvious what the follow-up article should be. We asked Robert and two other old friends … Continue reading

Posted in Ecological Crisis, International Solidarity, Intersecting Oppressions, Oppressed Nationalities

Introducing Idle No More

Today we are publishing this introduction to the Idle No More movement, as well as a collection of reports of solidarity actions and statements from the movement. One of the most exciting and important developments in the people’s struggle in … Continue reading

Posted in Ecological Crisis, Economic Crisis, Intersecting Oppressions

Idle No More: Bulletins from the Battlefronts

Today we published a piece introducing the Idle No More movement. Here we post some reports from some of the thousands of solidarity actions that have taken place worldwide, and some statements from the movement and other First Nations voices … Continue reading

Posted in Ecological Crisis, Intersecting Oppressions, Oppressed Nationalities

Intersections: The LGBTQ Role in Society, the Struggle and Socialism

Intersections: two talks on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer movement and the fight against patriarchy. The discussion of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning (LGBTQ) movement concerns a movement of profound difference that in and of itself is … Continue reading

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Intersections: Introduction

Intersections: two talks on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer movement and the fight against patriarchy. When these presentations were originally made at the 2003 Congress of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization / Organización Socialista del Camino para la Libertad … Continue reading

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