A Few Good Women: Response to "Why Women Still Can't Have It All"
Anne-Marie Slaughter is writing for the women who seek leadership positions, who pursue and maintain "their place on the highest rungs of their profession," preferably the political profession, and who assumed, unlike their mothers, that they, women born in the 1950s, would be able to "have it all."
Have all of what?
Sunday, July 1, 2012(3 comments)
In A Police Materialist World, Might Is Right!
the workers left behind in the battle for workers' rights are mothers, non-union mostly, whose children are being gunned done on urban streets by police and self-appointed vigilantes.
Rosa Luxemburg What Say the Citizens of This Business as Usual Narrative of Change?
Our corporate rulers today are as cunning as the Duke of Gloucester. "All ruling classes," writes Rosa Luxemburg, "fought to the end, with tenacious energy, to preserve their privileges" ("Want Does the Spartacus League Want?").  As "a theoretician, journalist, teacher, politician, and revolutionary,"  the Marxist scholar traced the evolution of historical ruling classes.
Friday, May 25, 2012(3 comments)
Rosa Luxemburg: The Future Everywhere Belongs to Revolution!
In her activism and in her written works, Rosa Luxemburg advanced a narrative of liberation for all and from any bourgeois model of organization. Only the workers themselves can free themselves from capitalism and imperialism. "Leaders" do not free a people. Only the continual struggle of the people (that "tempestuous situation") offers the remedy to rid us of this corporate government.
Sunday, May 13, 2012(2 comments)
WAR: The "Mutual Butchery" of the Poor and Working Class
In her critique of the Russian Revolution, Luxemburg writes of the challenge facing the working class movement and warns of the resulting totalitarian state that usurps the momentum and struggle of the people to bring about an end to oppression and the staggering discrepancy between those who rip power from the people and the people themselves.
Her analysis has implications for us today facing anti-protest laws.
Rosa Luxemburg: The Case for a Mass Workers' Strike
Rosa Luxemburg's article entitled "Theory and Practice," (The Rosa Luxemburg Reader, 2004),  is an honest and uncompromising critical response to SPD leader Karl Kautky's rejection of Luxemburg's article "What's Next?" in which the activist and thinker calls on the party to open discussions on the possibility of including a demand for a republic in German and her call to support a mass strike.
Monday, March 19, 2012(12 comments)
Rosa Luxemburg: "Occupation of All positions of Power!"
Discussion of Rosa Luxemburg's "Reform and Revolution" and a selection of letters from the new collection: The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg. This is a revolutionary woman thinker and activist whose work is unknown to most activists in the class struggle today.
October 6, 2011 -- The Experience of Living the Struggle!
This article focuses on the organizing and training of young Blacks for service in the corporate regime. We urge readers to join in the October2011.org movement--to organize for justice and to end the recruitment of our young people in destructive and injustice service for profit.