Daniel Randall and David Renton engage in a dialogue about antisemitism and the crisis in the British Labour Party, while trying to draw out some of the lessons for the internationalist Left.
Tempest report and video from September 12, 2021 Rally in defense of abortion rights.
Joe Allen interviews Ian Allinson on the recent Unite the Union election in the U.K.
On the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Phil Gasper explains the historical relationship between U.S. imperialism and the jihadist groups in the Middle East.
Peter Ikeler assesses the multi-dimensional crises facing the U.S., the development of antagonistic social movements under the pressure of these crises, and offers some tentative strategic conclusions on the question of organization for the U.S. Left.
Haley Pessin and Andy Sernatinger analyze the 2021 DSA Convention.
Tim Goulet discusses the life and death of AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka.
For Labor Day, Tempest calls for building solidarity with St. Vincent nurses, workers and Nabisco, and workers across the country engaged in struggle.
Rank and file Teamsters discuss what the upcoming elections mean for the future of the union.
Tempest Magazine sponsors a debrief following the first debate between the two candidates for the presidency of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Sean O’Brien and Steve Vairma.
Pranav Jani examines the new wave of organizing against anti-Asian racism and why the Left must deepen our understanding of its impact and origins as we strive to build solidarity.
The Biden administration’s policies have precipitated a humanitarian crisis on the U.S./ Mexico border. While it repealed some of Trump’s vicious anti-immigrant orders, the administration has maintained a closed border, expelled over 170,000 people, thrown over 19,000 children into detention centers, and pressured Mexico to bar migrants on its southern border. At an April 25 virtual event, socialists and activists discussed Biden’s betrayal of his campaign promises and what the movement must do to win migrant justice. The video of this panel is available here.
Gilbert Achcar looks at the “broad party” question and its implications for socialist strategy today.
Rory Fanning wishes he had heard a rallying cry through a bullhorn after 9/11 that opposed imperialist war rather than advocated it. He is now working to make sure young people hear those arguments before having to learn, like him, through the experience of service in U.S. empire’s wars.
Over the course of our first year, the Tempest Collective has intentionally crafted structures and policies that we hope will facilitate a healthy and comradely political culture.