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The fight for migrant rights in the U.S.

Brendan Stanton interviews Justin Akers Chacón, a socialist based in San Diego. Akers Chacón campaigns for worker and immigrant rights in the U.S.-Mexico border region and is the author of The Border Crossed Us: The Case for Opening the U.S.-Mexico Border.

Organizing for union democracy

Tempest member Nevena Pilipović-Wengler interviews Tempest members Ron Lare (Local 600), Judy Wraight (Local 600), Ye-Eun Jong (Local 2710), Toly Rinberg (Local 5118), and Andrew Bergman (Local 5118) about their history-making rank-and-file caucus UAWD in the UAW.

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We demand justice for Jordan Neely

In an editorial on behalf of the Tempest Collective, Haley Pessin looks at the conditions that led to the murder of Jordan Neely, an unhoused Black man who was choked to death on May 1 while riding the New York City subway.

“The Generals’ fight for power is not our fight”

Shireen Akram-Boshar and brian bean interview Muzna Alhaj, a member and organizer of a Khartoum Resistance Committee, about the escalating armed conflict between rival factions of the ruling junta and its impact on the revolutionary dynamic in Sudan.

Build healthy communities, not prisons

A transcript of a speech last month by Jayna Ahsaf, an organizer with the Vermont chapter of the FreeHer campaign from the abolitionists group the National Council speaking to activists on the need for a long-term campaign to abolish prisons and fund people and healthy communities.

This is what solidarity looks like!

Alex Schmaus interviews UTLA member Thalía Cataño and SEIU Local 99 member Rosalba Romero— both of whom work at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles—about the successful strike in March.

May Days

May 1 is International Workers’ Day. In this short essay, Joe Allen recounts the experience of the walking tour at Chicago’s Haymarket Square, where there is a monument to the May 1, 1886 uprising and the bloody confrontation on May 3 between police and workers–and ultimately, the execution of four militants involved in the uprising.


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