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Sentenced to a life of poor health

Slim Philomath explains why attempts to reform health care in U.S. prisons have been inadequate to the task, which requires an interrogation of the entire carceral system.

“The John Brown way” (part 1)

David Whitehouse tells a different story about John Brown, who led the 1859 raid against slavery in what was then Harper’s Ferry, Virginia. This article is Part One of Two.

Perspectives for socialists in 2024

The Tempest Collective Editorial Board recently sat down with David McNally to discuss current geopolitical dynamics, economic fault lines, and labor struggles—and perspectives for socialists in 2024. This is the first part of a two-part interview.

California State faculty mobilize for a no vote

Dana Cloud and Gary Holloway interviewed four activists in the California Faculty Association who are urging union members to vote down a bad tentative agreement reached after just one day of a planned five-day strike across the 23-campus system.

Toward a free Palestine

The current struggle for Palestinian liberation marks a turning point in world politics, argues this Tempest Collective editorial.

Is a new political cycle opening in Chile?

Franck Gaudichaud and Pablo Abufom report on a second constitutional referendum held this past December in Chile to replace the Pinochet-era constitution for the country. This time around Chilien voters rejected a proposed right-wing constitution after the defeat of a more progressive constitution in a 2022 referendum.

Argentina general strike

Sergio García reports from the massive general strike of January 24, 2024 against the radical neoliberal austerity measures being proposed by the new far-right government of Javier Milei.

What it means to say Trump will govern like a fascist

David Renton argues the answer to Trump’s potential election is not to minimize the risk posed by Trump but to insist that our organizing is the only protection against the rise of authoritarianism in the United States and worldwide.

Taiwan’s 2024 presidential elections

Brian Hioe and Wen Liu analyze the recent national elections in Taiwan and their significance for domestic politics  and the country’s relationship with China.


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