Police Violence and Capital Accumulation

Numerous communities across the United States are essentially occupied by state security forces, whose consistent acts of violence and dehumanization are underpinned by a logic of capital accumulation.

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The Communist Insurgents of 1970s Detroit, and Their Reading List

In stark contrast to the example set by revolutionaries in the ’60s and ’70s, radicals today focus far too much time and energy on studying old classical texts, instead of seeking out and engaging with more modern and contemporary analysis. 

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Oil Trains, Indigenous Insurgency, and the Disruption of Capitalist Logistics

There is huge potential for different communities in the Bay Area, the West Coast, and the First Nations to coordinate their ongoing disruption of the supply chain of the carbon economy.   

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Reversing the Privatization of the University Through Research Militancy

In order to resist and reverse the privatization of higher education, student radicals should establish and grow university-community networks, and push researchers to base their work with and for popular movements fighting against state and capital.     

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Automation by Capitalists Vs. Automation by Workers

The dynamics of automation cannot be properly discussed without considering who controls the means of production.  

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The 1942 Quit India Movement: The Violent End of British Rule in India

The mass insurrection that swept across South Asia in 1942-44 saw tens of thousands of ordinary people violently rebel against British colonialism, and proved to be the beginning of the end of the British Raj.   

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A Hypothesis on Applying Lessons From Venezuela to Student Organizing

Student movements–and society as a whole–would benefit greatly from breaking down the walls between the university and society, and forging concrete connections between student groups and local community organizations.

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