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USSF Reflections: Diverse and Advanced, But How Deep?

The numbers of people present, combined with their composition and demographics, were the most dramatic positive highlight of the US Social Forum in Atlanta at the end of June. From where we were, over half of those present were young, … Continue reading

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Prisoner of the Issue

On July 7, 1999 Jose Solis Jordan, a Professor and Puerto Rican independentista was sentenced to 51 months in federal prison after being convicted of bombing a military recruiting center in Chicago in 1992. Details of the case clearly point … Continue reading

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The Fire Last Time

The past few years has seen the emergence of a new generation of radical activists. After an initial upsurge represented by the anti-WTO actions in Seattle, many have begun to ask themselves hard but important questions about what it means … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts about This Period and Our Work

The after-shocks of 9-11 continue to expose and deepen the instability which underlay "the end of history"– the undisputed US dominance in the 1990s of a world run according to the principles of market economics and bourgeois electoral politics. Bidding … Continue reading

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Some Points on the Mideast Crisis

Some Points on the Mideast Crisis Download this piece as a PDF

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We Build a Movement: The First Month After 9/11

We Build a Movement: The First Month After 9/11 Download this piece as a PDF

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This Globe Is Ours: Activists of Color in the New Movement: Lessons From RNC Organizing

In recognition of the overwhelming whiteness of the new movement against imperialism that got its media debut last fall in Seattle, activists of color are coming together to consciously change the face of the movement. As we change the look … Continue reading

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Who Are Our Friends?

People around the world have been wondering if the Battle of Seattle was a fluke. This weekend makes it official—we are a movement, the most powerful, fastest growing people’s movement that the U.S. has seen in years. The rulers of … Continue reading

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