Part I: Liberal Feminism is an Imperialist Project

Sou Mi and Madeleine Freeman This article is the first in a Left Voice series on the situation of women in Afghanistan and the tasks of the international feminist movement in the fight against gender oppression. The return of Taliban rule in Afghanistan promises, and in many areas has already imposed, a rollback of women’s…

Bolivarianism & Marxism: Commitment to the Impossible in Defense of Utopia

Jesús Santrich, W. T. Whitney, Jr. Translator’s introduction Colombian troops killed Jesús Santrich in Venezuela on May 17, 2021. Santrich was a leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and spokesperson for the FARC’s negotiating team during peace talks with the Colombian government that ended in 2016. In this essay from March of 2009,…

The Limits of “Lived Experience”

 Erica Caines Online, the “left” continues to find itself in a never ending series of bad faith arguments around self-determination. Many terms/frameworks that may have had a subversive character within their original context when first articulated, have now been incorporated and distorted by liberalism encouraging radical individualism and anti-materialism. More and more, analyses that are…

The Western Left’s Collaboration with the Western Bourgeoisie

 Ajamu Baraka an artists depiction of ‘the white man’s burden’ – a racist rationalization for imperialism As the Western left has become more aligned with their imperialist bourgeoisie in the destabilization of the Global South, the radical Black tradition provides a clear approach to “turn imperialist wars into wars against imperialism.” Changes in historical conditions…