Thursday, March 9, 2017

SocialistWorker.org | Why are South Asians facing a wave of violence?

Here’s what’s new at SocialistWorker.org...
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Analysis: Pranav Jani
WHY ARE SOUTH ASIANS FACING A WAVE OF VIOLENCE?
The recent attacks on Indian-Americans are a new and deadly chapter in a long history of racism in the U.S. against immigrants from South Asia.
https://socialistworker.org/2017/03/09/why-are-south-asians-facing-a-wave-of-violence

Comment: Eric Ruder
THE MOVEMENT NEEDS TO INVITE DEBATE
Controversy erupted after a recent decision by an SJP chapter in North Carolina to take back an invitation to a left journalist.
https://socialistworker.org/2017/03/09/the-movement-needs-to-invite-debate

Analysis: Christopher Baum
THIS VOICE TELLS RACIST LIES
Trump's plan to create an agency publicizing crimes committed by the undocumented is a dangerous attempt to whip up more hatred.
https://socialistworker.org/2017/03/09/this-voice-tells-racist-lies

Comment: Dan Swain
FIVE DAYS THAT ENDED AN EMPIRE
In the space of less than a week in 1917, workers in Russia overturned the old order and set the stage for a year of revolution.

Review: Mike Ehrenreich
RACISM IS HORRIFYING
The movie Get Out offers the perspective of people of color dealing with the racist terror that undergirds everyday life in the U.S.
https://socialistworker.org/2017/03/09/racism-is-horrifying
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We Are Many
WeAreMany.org

Percy Bysshe Shelley's famous poem, "Mask of Anarchy," is a powerful call to action for the oppressed and exploited of the world to organize together against tyranny and injustice, which we feel well expresses our own motivation for collecting the resources in this site:

Rise like Lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number –
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you –
Ye are many - they are few.

There are so many voices and so many struggles scattered across the planet (and the internet). WeAreMany.org attempts to gather these voices "in unvanquishable number" into a site that can offer a platform and, we hope, inspiration for action. The obstacles activists face today, like those faced by workers and the oppressed in Shelley's day, are great. But our numbers are greater, and with solidarity and unity we can hope to begin to make changes in the systems we oppose.

Recently added videos include:
Building a Socialist Left Under Trump: With Flynn Murray, Charlie Post, Jen Roesch and Bhaskar Sunkara

As Trump enters the White House, millions of people are looking for a way to fight back against what is sure to be an all-out assault on the rights of women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, immigrants, and the working class as a whole. Our effectiveness in the struggle ahead requires clear strategy and tactics and a commitment to work together to cohere a strong socialist pole of attraction within the emerging movements 
against oppression and austerity.

Sponsored by Democratic Socialists of America, International Socialist Organization and Solidarity. Hosted at Verso Books in Brooklyn on January 27, 2017.

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation: With Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Donna Murch

Taylor speaks about the Black liberation movement and the current and historical struggles of African Americans against police violence and for equal rights. This event was part of the In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom series.

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