The Reds in the Hills: An Anarcho-Syndicalist Interpretation of the Contemporary West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

By Michael Mochaidean *Printed with permission from the Hampton Institute Historical Overview In 1990, the average annual salary for West Virginia public teachers was $21,904, making it the 49thworst state for educator pay; only Mississippi’s was worse. The state’s Public Employee Insurance

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Marxism-Leninism: Expectations and Reality

Introduction Marxism-Leninism was the official theory of the Soviet Union, and in several other so-called “communist” countries. Predictions of that famous theory, as described for example in (1), turned out to be in conflict with reality. What was expected to become an ideal

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How Liberals Depoliticize White Supremacy

By Amir Khafagy *Reprinted with permission from the Hampton Institute It could be argued that this past year was the year that the term “white supremacy” has gone mainstream. Everybody and their mother is talking about fighting or resisting white supremacy. White

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Keep Standing at Standing Rock!

Editor’s Note: This statement was issued by the SP USA. It is offered in solidarity with the Water Protectors fighting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, American Indians, and Indigenous Peoples everywhere.   The Socialist Party USA congratulates those activists, organizers, and allies who have stood

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Statement in Solidarity with the Water Protectors

Editor’s Note: This statement was passed by the SP USA National Action Committee (NAC). It is offered by the Socialist Party USA in solidarity with the water protectors fighting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, American Indians, and Indigenous Peoples everywhere. The NAC wishes

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