Review: Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China’s Workers https://labornotes.org/blogs/2020/09/review-dying-iphone-apple-foxconn-and-lives-chinas-workers September 11, 2020 / Elaine Lu Jenny Chan, Mark Selden, and Pun Ngai did extensive field research for almost 10 years to produce Dying for an iPhone. The result is a riveting account of the lives of workers on the production line, but… Continue reading Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China’s Workers
https://www.leftvoice.org/what-the-current-moment-tells-us-about-the-importance-of-revolutionary-politics Written by Thomas Hummel The past three months of social unrest have highlighted the need for broad social change. But we cannot achieve a better society through a reformist approach. A revolutionary alternative is needed. For years, we have been hearing that anything but the most modest social democratic politics are impractical given the… Continue reading What the Current Moment Tells Us about Revolutionary Politics
Posted by Collectivist https://abagond.wordpress.com/2014/06/11/the-incomplete-list-of-us-companies-and-universities-that-benefited-from-black-slavery/ Written by agabond “Americans tend to think that only the South or only slavetraders and slave owners benefited from slavery.” But it was not that simple. Slaves and land were the main forms of wealth in the US before 1860. Therefore slaves figured in insurance policies and bank loans. Therefore universities turned to slave owners… Continue reading The (Incomplete) List of U.S. Companies and Universities That Benefited from Black Slavery
https://socialistparty.ie/2010/11/can-a-socialist-revolution-be-peaceful/ Author Not Transferred, Nov 1, 2010 The question of violence and whether we can change the world through peaceful means is a question asked often of socialists. People are generally put off by the idea of conflict, and can find talk of revolution unsettling. It conjures images of armed struggle, civil war and chaos,… Continue reading Can A Socialist Revolution Be Peaceful?
Posted by Collectivist: https://monthlyreview.org/2020/07/01/race-is-about-more-than-discrimination/ By Bill Fletcher Jr. Though almost a cliché, it is worth reminding ourselves that “race” is a sociopolitical construct and not a scientific concept. This, however, does not make it any less real—it is the name for a system of oppression and social control, the origins of which date back at… Continue reading Race Is More Than About Discrimination