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Toward Racial Justice and a Third Reconstruction (Photo Credit: Bob Wing)

Toward Racial Justice and a Third Reconstruction

This piece provides an overview of the bitterly polarized and consequential political moment in which the United States, along with many other countries, is embroiled in. It also suggests a strategic approach for U.S. progressives and the left to maximize our contribution to defeating the Trump and the far right, and advancing toward racial and […]

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Stokely Carmichael

“Hell No!’—Stokely Carmichael twenty years on

Within a timeframe of hardly four years, Stokely Carmichael’s organizational efforts evolved from the mobilization of black voters in Alabama and Mississippi to building a large movement resisting the military draft at the height of the Vietnam war, culminating in the SNCC’s “Hell No! We Won’t Go!” campaign.

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Students in São Paulo debating resistance to Bolsonaro after the election. [Pic- Margarida Salomão on Twitter.]

The lesson of Brazil

The catastrophe–expected and foreseeable–has happened. This immense country, with its 200 million inhabitants, is now in darkness. At best, it will take a decade or two to emerge.

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