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Should the ISO expel Jesse Sharkey?

UPDATE: 4/10/2015 A Black woman said “Fuck the Police” at a CTU rally for which she came under widespread attacks and even death threats. Rather than stand up for her, Jesse distanced himself and the union from her comments. This … Continue reading

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Throwing the cog-wheel into reverse

There is a metaphor described by Leon Trotsky of a socialist organization being one cog in a much larger machine and how it must fit into an appropriately larger (but not too much larger) cog in order to be affective. … Continue reading

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Lawrence & Wishart and “institutional suicide”

by Scott Jay In recent weeks, Lawrence & Wishart (L&W), a British publishing house long associated with the Communist Party of Great Britain, has asked the Marxist Internet Archive (MIA) to take down material from their version of the first … Continue reading

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A response to some criticism from Socialist Worker

A response to the last two articles on this blog was recently written by Todd Chretien and published at SocialistWorker.org. The lines of the debate have been clearly drawn and I do not wish to regurgitate everything, but there are … Continue reading

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Does the tail wag the dog? The ISO in practice

The previous article on this blog discussed an interpretation of the methodologies used by the ISO which, I believe, lead to a number of organizational problems, both internally and externally. The article attempted to look at some of the ISO’s … Continue reading

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Rape and mass movements

It is well known that one in four women will be raped within their lifetime. This is an extraordinarily high number, representing a level of violence that often goes undiscussed in daily life. Many radicals are aware of this and … Continue reading

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