Assata Shakur’s ongoing life and legacy of revolution-building and the sharp analysis in her writings should serve as lessons for those of us who wish to follow in her footsteps — to become revolutionaries capable of striking fear into the heart of empire, and hope into the hearts of the oppressed.
The sun is setting on the Amerikan empire. As a Biden/Harris presidency begins, we must remember: a break in the waves is not a turning tide.
The British 'welfare' system is structured in the service of capital. It has therefore caused untold harm to disabled people. Throughout the pandemic, this has revealed itself as yet another dimension of the government's eugenics programme.
Breaking the nightmarish logic of capitalist realism necessitates a shattering of illusions in left reformism and the ‘parliamentary road’ as representing anything other than a brake on working-class emancipation.
Brexit is a sign of capitalism becoming ever more desperate, and thus ever more vicious. We must reorientate ourselves to the real decision at hand: the working classes or the capitalist class? Revolution or resignation? Socialism or extinction?
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.