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  • Political Economy of Columbia December 5, 2018
    Political Economy of Columbia Joe Richard Economics As an institution, Columbia uses its resources to reproduce and develop new layers of people who sit atop society and impose policies of exploitation and oppression. At the same time, it also produces new layers of resistance, from the 1968 protests to the grad workers' struggle for a […]
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  • Students for a Democratic Society December 5, 2018
    Students for a Democratic Society Paul Heideman U.S. Politics In the 1960s--in the context of the civil rights movement, the labor movement, the war in Vietnam, the legacy of McCarthyite repression, and a massive expansion of higher education--students turned into a group with real social and political weight. During that decade, Students for a Democratic […]
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  • Socialism and Queer Liberation October 24, 2018
    Socialism and Queer Liberation Dana Cloud Socialism 2018 LGBT
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  • Resisting the Rise of the Right: Lessons from the Midwest Network to Stop the Klan August 28, 2018
    Resisting the Rise of the Right Lessons from the Midwest Network to Stop the Klan Leonard Klein Socialism 2017 U.S. Politics
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  • All Eleven Million: The Fight for Immigrant Rights July 30, 2018
    All Eleven Million: The Fight for Immigrant Rights Carlos Enriquez Kristen Kelly Juan Miranda Socialism 2018 Immigration
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  • Justice Denied: How Do We Stop Trump's Supreme Court? July 23, 2018
    Justice Denied: How Do We Stop Trump's Supreme Court? Mukund Rathi U.S. Politics How can we stop Kavanaugh? Defend Roe v. Wade? And fight any right wing attacks coming from the Supreme Court? While we know protests, strikes, and social movements can win change, we often think of the Supreme Court as immune to our […]
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  • Boots Riley on "Sorry to Bother You" July 22, 2018
    Boots Riley on "Sorry to Bother You" Boots Riley Anthony Arnove Socialism 2018 Art & Culture **Please note that this interview contains spoilers**
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  • Capitalism Goes to College: A People's History of Higher Education in the U.S. July 18, 2018
    Capitalism Goes to College A People's History of Higher Education in the U.S. Stacey Sexton Fermin Valle Socialism 2018 Education Higher education in the United States has been an ideological tool of the ruling classes since the first colonial settlements. This history has been masked by the liberal narrative of the ever-beneficent university stewarding public […]
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  • The Rise of Red Power and the American Indian Movement July 18, 2018
    The Rise of Red Power and the American Indian Movement Brian Ward Socialism 2018 U.S. Politics Red Power developed from the radicalization of Indigenous people in the 1960s and 1970s. The American Indian Movement was the most prominent Red Power organization. They were founded 50 years ago in 1968 and grew quickly as the militant […]
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  • Lessons from Global Mass Struggles: Quebec, Brazil, Greece July 18, 2018
    Lessons from Global Mass Struggles Quebec, Brazil, Greece Alain Savard Genilda Sousa Antonis Davanellos Socialism 2018 International
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  • The Revolutionary Ideas of Leon Trotsky July 18, 2018
    The Revolutionary Ideas of Leon Trotsky Paul LeBlanc Socialism 2018 Socialism & Marxism Isaac Deutscher once characterized Trotsky's most distinctive contribution -- the theory of permanent revolution -- as reflecting a "quintessential" element in the classical perspectives of Marx. In this survey of his ideas, we will explore the continuity of Trotsky's perspectives with those […]
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  • Black Liberation and 1968 July 18, 2018
    Black Liberation and 1968 Donna Murch Socialism 2018 Racism & Civil Rights
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  • Organizing the Unorganized July 18, 2018
    Organizing the Unorganized Kip Hedges Joe Evica Helen Zhao Karla Tobar Socialism 2018 LGBT
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  • The Tragedy of the Chinese Revolution 1925-27 July 18, 2018
    The Tragedy of the Chinese Revolution 1925-27 Mike Corwin Socialism 2018 History Most people know about Mao’s rise to power in 1949, leading an army consisting predominantly of peasant recruits. Few are aware that in 1927 there was a mass revolutionary upheaval in China centered on peasant rebellions in the countryside and mass strikes in […]
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  • Year One of the Russian Revolution July 17, 2018
    Year One of the Russian Revolution Elizabeth Terzakis Socialism 2018 History How did the working class come to power in Russia in 1917? What dynamics enabled the desperate and war-weary Russian workers and peasants--who waged revolution in large part to get the country out of World War I--to get back in the trenches and battle […]
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  • Caped Crusaders, Masked Vigilantes, and Billion Dollar Franchises: The Political Economy of Superheroes July 17, 2018
    Caped Crusaders, Masked Vigilantes, and Billion Dollar Franchises The Political Economy of Superheroes John McDonald Socialism 2018 Art & Culture Over the course of the past decade, Superheroes have leapt, in what seems like a single bound, from the margins of popular culture to their current position as the undisputed hegemons of the entertainment industry. […]
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  • Student Struggles Today July 17, 2018
    Student Struggles Today Alex Schmaus Emmaline Bennett Socialism 2018 Education
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  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Long and Enduring History of Racist Ideas in America July 17, 2018
    Stamped from the Beginning The Long and Enduring History of Racist Ideas in America Ibram X. Kendi Socialism 2018 Criminal Justice Some Americans cling desperately to the myth that we are living in a post-racial society, that the election of the first Black president spelled the doom of racism. In fact, racist thought is alive […]
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  • Iran's Unfinished Revolution July 17, 2018
    Iran's Unfinished Revolution Behzad Tehrani Socialism 2018 International Iran’s revolution in 1979 not only toppled the Shah’s brutal dictatorship—it was a veritable “festival of the oppressed” that brought out workers, who played a central role in it—national minorities, women, and others into mass action. But the urban mobilizations, centered on Mosques—the only arena not fully […]
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  • From TrumpCare to Medicare For All : The Growing Movement for Single-Payer Health Care July 17, 2018
    From TrumpCare to Medicare For All The Growing Movement for Single-Payer Health Care Elizabeth Lalasz Dustin Guastella Socialism 2018 Healthcare The defeat of Trumpcare in 2017 was an enormous victory for working people in the U.S. It also exposed the incredible weaknesses and frustration ordinary people have with the current health care system known as […]
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