As Bernie Sanders listened to tired and dejected working people across the country, he said he wanted them to “feel less alone.” We are indeed not alone. United behind a common program, with full knowledge of our friends and enemies, we must keep forging on.
Nivedita Majumdar is an associate professor of English at John Jay College. She is the secretary of the Professional Staff Congress, the CUNY faculty and staff union.
The real path to liberation isn’t the call to “abolish the family.” It’s through radically transforming traditional family life with reforms that challenge capitalism’s corrosive logic.
We have a moral obligation to challenge a gun lobby callously destroying the lives of ordinary people.
Both capitalist exploitation and workers’ resistance look fundamentally similar all over the world. Within the West and outside of it, socialism speaks to those experiences.
This spring’s contract struggle brought students and faculty together to stem attacks on public higher education in New York.
Socialism is not Eurocentric because the logic of capital is universal — and so is resistance against it.
Whether he wins tonight’s Iowa caucuses, Bernie Sanders has provided an opening that we can’t squander.
As strange as it may sound, there are reasons to be cheerful in Greece and across Europe.
Marxism lives because we have not gone beyond the circumstances that created it.
Jhumpa Lahiri’s failure in The Lowland is not one of style, but of sensibility. She has little investment in the spirit of the Naxalite movement she chooses to depict.