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On the 40th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion

a brief incomplete radical LGBTQ movement history   The Stonewall rebellion, which took place on June 28th, 1969, was the opening salvo of a radicalization of the gay liberation movement. The New York City police, in an attempt to shut … Continue reading

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May Day 2007: Immigrants’ Rights are Workers’ Rights

Until last year, May Day for workers, progressives and revolutionaries in the US found us looking at struggles in the global South for inspiration and affirmation that the oppressed will resist, and can win against, the ravages of capitalist exploitation. … 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 When these presentations were originally made at the 2003 Congress of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization / Organización Socialista del Camino para la Libertad … Continue reading

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‘And We’re Not Going Back!’

A May Day Miracle Last May 1st, a “miracle” took place in Los Angeles. On a typically balmy Southern California day, an atypical mass action enveloped the streets of downtown LA. Twelve thousand immigrant workers and their supporters took to … Continue reading

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The Zapatistas’ Long March

On August 30, eight indigenous communities in the state of Mexico and Mexico City declared their autonomy and their intention to govern themselves. Simultaneously eight more communities in the state of Michoacán issued a "Decree of the Purepecha People" declaring … Continue reading

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The Black Radical Congress Campaign

The Black Radical Congress CampaignWe Must Succeed!  The drama of the November 7th elections further revealed the extent of Black exclusion from US society at the turn of the century. Local officials, poll managers and attendants, police and the Supreme … Continue reading

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