Fighting the attack on abortion rights , an on-line Tempest panel Sunday, May 22, 2022 from 2-4 p.m., EDT
Tempest follows up on our previous roundup of reports from the front, which covered protests around the country in response to the leaked draft Supreme Court decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade.
Simon Hannah reviews the varied Left positions in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and how to understand Lenin’s position of “revolutionary defeatism” in the current war.
Joel Reinstein unpacks Liza Featherstone’s recent defense of DSA’s ostensible solidarity with Palestine, and finds logical fallacies and factual mistakes.
Joel Reinstein assesses the fallout from the assassination of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by the Israeli military.
Joe Allen examines the context of the 2022 CTU elections, the impact of its leadership on Chicago politics, teacher unionism, and the trade union movement nationally, and argues for the importance of a vote for CORE.