Tag: protests

Home /
img

Resist the Fascists!

By
|
In General
|
On April 22, 2018
This is outstanding: About 60 people protesting recent raids of the Western North Carolina’s Hispanic community encircled a public picnic shelter where federal immigration authorities were eating lunch Friday afternoon. To the beat of a small brass band, protesters shouted “El pueblo, unido, jamás será vencido!” — The people, united, will never be defeated! — […]
I’m sorry that I haven’t been posting lately. Lots of travel and work. But I do have a shiny new episode of Foreign Entanglements—yes, I’ve joined the masthead there and thereby moved forward Rob’s plans for total LGM domination—in which I talk with Yuval Weber about Russia, Trump, and Syria. And yes, I can’t figure out […]

Protest Works

By
|
On January 28, 2017

Congratulations to all the amazing people who went to the airports across the country at a moment’s notice–the lawyers, the translators, and the people just flat out outraged that our coun

Solidarity

By
|
On January 28, 2017

We need a lot more of this. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance has announced on Twitter that it is halting passenger pickups at JFK airport in protest of the dozens of people detained under President

img
North Dakota Republicans have developed a quite rational response to the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests: Republican lawmakers in North Dakota are taking aim at protesters with a handful of bills that would make another pipeline protest far more dangerous. The oil-friendly legislature argues that its constituents are frustrated over the protests, which led federal authorities […]

How Fascism Rises

By
|
On December 9, 2016

Michigan Republicans are attempting to make protest illegal. Republicans in the Michigan House voted late Wednesday to make it easier for courts to shut down “mass picketing” demonstrations and fi

img
In my posts last week about the Chicago Teachers Union strike and the politics of individualism versus the politics of solidarity, an argument came up that is common and which I find curious. That argument is that the only legitimate politics are electoral politics and that protestors working outside the political system are counterproductive and […]
It is main inner container footer text