Monthly Archives: April 2017

Empire Abroad. Empire at Home.

This article also appeared in CounterPunch. “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” Americans are taught to revel in our power and supremacy. Over 650 major military bases … Continue reading

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Radical White Workers During the Last Revolution

Fifth in the series: Organize the White Working Class!  This post also appeared in Counterpunch. White Working Class Organizing in the ‘60s and ‘70s “Poor whites are here today…to make ourselves visible to a society whose continued existence depends on … Continue reading

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Trump, Empire and Our Long Retreat to Tyranny

This article also appeared in Counterpunch. There has been a lot of worry about the Constitution and basic democratic rights since Trump’s election. And worry we should. But, Trump did not fall from the sky, he is a product of … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Discourse on White Privilege

Fourth in the series: Organize the White Working Class! Reclaim The Discourse on White Privilege If we want to organize the white working class to oppose both racism and our own exploitation then the concept of white privilege is indispensable.  … Continue reading

Posted in American Culture, Electoral Strategy for 2016, Empire, History, Movement Culture, Organizing Strategy, Racism, Strategy, White Privilege, White Supremacy, Working Class | 2 Comments