Federation

The Syndicalist Alternative for an Eco-Socialist Future, Part II

As debates over the climate crisis and the proposed “Green New Deal” unfold, veteran activist and writer Tom Wetzel speaks to its short comings and proposes an eco-syndicalist alternative. Read Part I of this series “A ‘Green New Deal’?: The Eco-Syndicalist Alternative.” This first appeared in Ideas & Action. By Tom Wetzel As difficult as […]

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L.A.’s Class Struggle Looks Like This: The Tenants Movement

We reprint this piece from our comrades at Salvo Newspaper highlighting the powerful fights against displacement that tenants are waging in Los Angeles, fighting for their homes and building popular power. It’s well know that L.A.’s housing market is one of the most absurdly expensive in the country — rivaled only by the S.F. Bay […]

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A “Green New Deal”?: The Eco-Syndicalist Alternative, Part I

As debates over the climate crisis and the proposed “Green New Deal” unfold, veteran activist and writer Tom Wetzel speaks to its short comings and proposes an eco-syndicalist alternative. Read the second part, “The Syndicalist Alternative for an Eco-socialist Future.” This first appeared in Ideas & Action. By Tom Wetzel Capitalist dynamics are at the […]

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The Rough Road to Power: Comments on “Goodbye Revolution?”

A commentary by Patrick Berkman on the essay “Goodbye Revolution?” by Tim Horras which grapples with various debates around power and the path to socialist transformation. By Patrick Berkman In a new essay for Regeneration, Tim Horras examines just how fraught the alleged parliamentary roads to socialism are. Taking aim at debates within and around […]

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On Strike at Stop & Shop: Interview from the Picket Line

Starting Thursday, April 11th, 31,000 Stop & Shop grocery store workers at over 240 stores throughout New England went on strike to fight for a fair contract— what will be the largest strike in the U.S. since a 2016 walkout by Verizon workers. Stop & Shop workers are members of United Food and Commercial Workers […]

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Voces Libertarias: The Economic, Political and Social Discourse of Puerto Rican Anarchism, 1900 – 1917

Puerto Rico continues to remain a colonial territory of the United States since it’s military invasion and occupation in 1898 but the rich history of working class and left movements on the island are often little known within the US left. We are excited to publish this essay, which appears courtesy of Theory In Action […]

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On the Outside Looking In: A Critique of Inside/Outside Strategy

By Alex Isa “Yes, I would consider my inside/outside strategy toward corporations somewhat of a Robin Hood effect … I use their money, which becomes my money, to produce stickers, posters, stencils, etc. This strategy was, however, the result of my acceptance of the reality of things. One of the most jarring realizations this project […]

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Resources on Street Organizations and Gang Truces

Compiled by Servius G. In light of recent reports about street organizations in Los Angeles making efforts to forge unity in the aftermath of Nipsey Hussle’s death, we wanted to share a few resources for folks to engage with which discuss the history of what people today call “gangs” and their potential to serve as […]

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A New Homeland in Our Hearts? On the MEChA Name Change

Following a recent national conference of the historic Chicanx student organization, MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán), debate has erupted over a decision to change the name of the organization to Movimiento Estudiantil Progressive Action. Cesar Montero, a former MEChista based in Los Angeles, reflects on the controversy asking, “What’s in a name?” Note: This […]

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Oppressor and Oppressed Nations: Sketching a Taxonomy of Imperialism

With much of the left’s analysis of imperialism trending towards simplistic binaries of imperialism and anti-imperialism, a deeper analysis of the relationships between states created by modern imperialism and colonialism are desperately needed. This thoughtful essay by Sweden-based author Gabriel Kuhn provides attempts to outline how we might form an alternate and more useful model […]

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