One of the most brutal characteristics of dehumanization is the reduction of the other to something that is not a person, that is less than human, and that does not have the same rights or capacity to experience emotion other than pain.
The people of Palestine have suffered from multiple oppressions for many years. Their homeland was occupied. They lost many of their youth. Their intellectuals were exiled or killed. Their children experienced war and explosions. Women experienced . . .
In fact, China’s “miracle” was neither an “unprecedented feat” nor as rapid as the modernizations of its own East Asian neighbors, let alone characterized by “long-term social stability.”
By itself, revolutionary consciousness cannot create wealth and material well-being for most of the population except in the mind of hyper voluntarists such as Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong and Ernesto (Che) Guevara.
Kevin Van Meter discusses the 1947 pamphlet “the American Worker,” its international impact and the significance of workers’ inquiry.
Shane Burley interviews militants from the antifascist network Anti-Racist Action, active in North America between the 1980s and early 2000s.
Robert Ovetz describes the significance of a new collection of Rosa Luxemburg’s writings on revolution from 1906 to 1909, recently published in English.
Phil Gasper interviews radical educator Jesse Hagopian about attacks on anti-racist education in the United States.
Kim Moody reviews John Womack Jr.’s book “Labor Power and Strategy” and responses to his contributions, focused on the significance of workers’ positional power in labor struggles.