Prison Abolition – What it is and Why We Need it

According to a Pew Research Center report in 2008, 1 in every 100 Americans is in prison. In the United States, around 2,298,300 people are in the penal system out of a global prison population of around 9 million. Of the American prison population, 59% are either Black or Hispanic. Incarceration and punishment have long …

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Against the Nation-State

In the minds of most people, self-determination is often defined by a group of people obtaining control of their own state and governing themselves. The nation-state is generally the most accepted method of achieving this. While there is no doubting that the construct of the nation-state can allow for a people group to govern their …

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The Suppression of Radical Politics

Ever since left-wing, anti-capitalist, and progressive thinking came into political prominence, it has been the goal of the ruling classes to suppress it. Despite the efforts of 2 Red Scares and COINTELPRO, movements for social justice and liberation have trudged on and have inspired countless generations of activists. We will be focusing on the struggles …

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Oppression, Intervention, Sanctions – US Policy in the Middle East

In recent months, the interests of the United States in the Middle East have been very apparent. We have seen an increase in US-Saudi relations, US-led coalition strikes in Syria, reinforcing of the US ties with Israel, and the civil war in Syria rages on. Much of this is very complex and requires a nuance …

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