Our support for colonised peoples must go beyond mere rhetoric. It must be taken into our workplaces and unions, our communities, our rent strikes and our struggles against the pigs and the prisons. The abolition of racial capitalism and imperialism is a matter of life and death.
This third article in our Capitalism 101 series, ‘Race’ explores the idea of ‘racial capitalism’ by looking at the intersectional nature of oppression in capitalist society.
At first glance, the sheer breadth of what is covered in the PCSC bill’s 307 pages may seem almost incoherent, but there is a common thread: the bill seeks to strengthen the power of the state to commit violence against the oppressed classes, and in particular racist violence.
The revolution of the masses will not be about loyalty to a sham democracy for love of a country, but the betterment of working people for love of each other. The socialist revolution will not be surrounded by the marble walls of the Capitol or Westminster, but on the streets of our communities.
Yesterday Netpol released a report exposing the racism at the heart of the Met's policing of BLM protests in the summer. We present the key findings of this report, and show that the pigs are acting exactly as they're designed to. There's one solution: abolition.
The COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare the insurmountable contradictions of imperialist capitalism in the 21st century. As the working class, we must make demands that assert our right to survive.