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September 20, 2019 - September 27, 2019
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We encourage comrades to help build the Friday, September 20 international strike against climate change called by Greta Thunberg, the high school Swedish student calling for students to strike every Friday for climate justice. (See Global Climate Strike) The action will take many different forms around the world: striking students,…

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September 28, 2019

Boston - 65 Forsyth St.

Join us for a one-day school on some of the key issues facing the left today. Panels include: Socialist Feminism Speakers: Cinzia Arruzza (author: “Feminism for the 99%”), Johanna Brenner (author: “Women and the Politics of Class”), Donna Cartwright (Baltimore DSA, Solidarity, founder of Pride at Work) The Pink Tide…

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Why We Need Socialist Disability Theory and Critical Disability Socialism
The modern concept of disability—indeed, the conception of disability itself, as there was no identical concept before modern times—is a by-product of capitalism. Capitalism spawns disability both as the primary…

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Puerto Rico: Summer 2019: results and perspectives
Puerto Rico: Summer 2019: results and perspectives Rafael Bernabe and Manuel Rodríguez* These two weeks of mobilization provided a great purifying blast against the widespread idea that “nothing can be…

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DSA Convention 2019—Overcoming Divisions—Votes to Maintain Strong National Organization, Takes up Ambitious Organizing Agenda
Some 1,056 delegates to the Democratic Socialist of America convention, representing around 55,000 DSA members, met in Atlanta over the weekend and voted to adopt a series of resolutions that…

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Localism’s Contradictions in Hong Kong
Earlier this week, Hong Kong had been rocked by perhaps the largest demonstration ever in the city’s history. In response to a murder case committed by a Hong Kong man…

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Viewpoint: As Big Three Negotiations Open, Which Way Forward for the Auto Workers?
Why does the once-powerful United Auto Workers keep losing? That question is on many lips after the union’s sad organizing defeat at Volkswagen in Tennessee; its unfolding corruption scandal; and…

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AT WAR: a Film about Class Struggle
Few films portray working people realistically. One thinks of rare movies such as Hollywood’s Norma Rae, the independent Salt of the Earth, Sergei Eisenstein’s Strike or the Italian classic, The…

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Solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico
Protesters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 22, 2019. (Erika P. Rodriguez, The New York Times) We express our solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico in their struggle against…

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Puerto Rico: People are in the streets against sexism, homophobia, austerity and corruption
On 11 July 2019, an anonymous source published personal messages from the governor’s Telegram account (a crypted application similar to Whatsapp). Two days later, le Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (Centre…

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Podcast for Power
The Vast Majority:
"What is the Rank-and-File Strategy, and Why Does It Matter?"
with Barry Eidlin Jacobin Radio
"What is the Rank-and-File Strategy, and Why Does It Matter?"
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"What is the Rank-and-File Strategy, and Why Does It Matter?"
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Meme of the Month
Soccer  has started again all over the world
Salute to fans of Celtic FC  Scotland for their support of Palestine!
Music of the Movement

Carlos Mejia Godoy

"No Pasaran" for the 40th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution (July 19, 1979)

Quote of Note:
“I think all good art is political. None of the best writing, the best thoughts have been anything other than that.”--Toni Morrison (February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019) 

 

That Oldtime Queer Utopia

Peter Drucker

With the constitutional agreement, the Sudanese Revolution enters a new phase
by Gilbert Achcar

5 Ways to Support Palestinian Queers
by alQaws

International Viewpoint is the monthly English-language magazine of the Fourth International. Solidarity is a sympathizing organization of the Fourth International.

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