by CJ White and Elisabeth Wichser Each year, the week of November 13 is celebrated as Transgender Awareness Week: a time for events, education, and advocacy for the transgender community. This week is followed by the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), a day to remember and memorialize people taken from us by acts of hateContinue reading “CLUB Q SHOOTING: Workers’ movement must fight against far-right hate!”
Category Archives: Fight the Right
January 6th and the Future of Trumpism
by the Executive Committee of the Independent Socialist Group “The executive of the modern state is but a committee for managing the common affairs of the whole bourgeoisie.” Marx and Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party January 6, 2023 marked two years since the right-wing political riot at the Capitol. The riot shocked the politicalContinue reading “January 6th and the Future of Trumpism”
Kansas Abortion Ban Referendum Defeated
by Elizabeth Rogers In 1973, the Supreme Court ruled in Roe v Wade to federally protect abortion rights in the United States. Less than 50 years later, the Supreme Court overturned it in June 2022. This landmark decision means states now have the individual power to determine if abortion is legal. As a result, 136Continue reading “Kansas Abortion Ban Referendum Defeated”
Organize Mass Protests to Fight the Far Right
By Angus McFarland and T.R. Whitworth This article was originally published in the September issue of Socialism Today! Subscribe here. Across the United States, and in many parts of the world, the far right is on the attack. Stirred up during the 2007-08 recession, encouraged and emboldened by the Trump administration, and driven to aContinue reading “Organize Mass Protests to Fight the Far Right“
We Need Mass Counter-Protests Against Boston Fascist March!
On July 2nd, the fascist group Patriot Front (PF) marched through sections of Boston, Massachusetts and along the Freedom Trail. Around 100 uniformed fascists wore masks to hide their faces and carried shields and American flags on large poles to use as weapons. During the march they attacked and hospitalized a black man. This wasContinue reading “We Need Mass Counter-Protests Against Boston Fascist March!”
Organize and Fight for Reproductive Rights!
by Elisabeth Wichser Working women in Argentina, Ireland, and Colombia have won access to abortion in the last decade, yet in some countries, like the U.S., the right wing has escalated attacks on abortion rights. In response to the leaked Supreme Court opinion draft against Roe V. Wade, protests to defend abortion rights—like the thousandsContinue reading “Organize and Fight for Reproductive Rights!”
Workers Won’t Go Back: Build a Movement to Defend and Expand Abortion Rights!
On May 2nd, a draft opinion from the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson was leaked to the public, suggesting that the ruling in this case will overturn the precedent set by Roe v. Wade. If Roe v. Wade is overturned, it will result in millions of women in the United States losing access toContinue reading “Workers Won’t Go Back: Build a Movement to Defend and Expand Abortion Rights!”
ISG In Action: Shut The Proud Boys Out of Portland, Maine
by Emery Adams (Saco Education Association, personal capacity) and Ruby Nguyen This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! Here in Portland, Maine, members of the Proud Boys—a white supremacistContinue reading “ISG In Action: Shut The Proud Boys Out of Portland, Maine”
Kyle Rittenhouse, Right-Wing Vigilante Who Killed Two at Wisconsin Protests, Acquitted of All Charges – Capitalist Courts Will Not Defend the Working Class!
“The jury system works, and we have to abide by it.” Biden, in reaction to Rittenhouse acquittal Image: Police response to Jacob Blake protest in WI. Aug 24, 2020 Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot three protestors and killed two during the Jacob Blake protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was acquitted of all charges yesterday. TheContinue reading “Kyle Rittenhouse, Right-Wing Vigilante Who Killed Two at Wisconsin Protests, Acquitted of All Charges – Capitalist Courts Will Not Defend the Working Class!”
Keep Fascists out of Portland, ME: Build a Mass Movement to Fight the Right
The danger of violent far-right hate groups has not disappeared along with Trump. In Portland, Maine, members of the Proud Boys—a white supremacist hate group—have been meeting in Mathew’s Pub for months, as reported by Mainer on July 20th. These meetings are bringing the threat of far-right violence to our city and beyond, and mustContinue reading “Keep Fascists out of Portland, ME: Build a Mass Movement to Fight the Right”