Tempest Collective member, Aaron Amaral, launches our first issue of Tempest with a round-up of the current political moment and an overview of this week’s articles.
A roundtable of socialist activists from around the country discuss the opportunities and challenges of the revolt against racism and police violence.
Sherry Wolf, author of Sexuality and Socialism, interviews Donna Murch, activist and author of Living for the City: Migration, Education, and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California, about the uprising and questions of organization, solidarity, and strategy.
Natalia Tylim, a DSA member in New York, looks at the controversy surrounding Tara Reade’s accusations of sexual assault against Joe Biden and their implications for the #MeToo movement and the Left.
Chicago-based socialist and union activist, Joe Allen, assesses the current moment and the challenges and opportunities facing the Left.
Lausan Collective members Andi W. and Promise Li make a case for why the Left needs to stand in solidarity with Hong Kong. It is not about deciding which nation-state is worse; it’s about rejecting a false binary the ruling elites have crafted for us.
In this 1948 speech, C.L.R. James, lays out the relationship between Black Liberation and working class emancipation. Erica West provides a contemporary introduction.