Bob Wing’s Strategy to Build the “Anti-Racist State” to Replace the “Racist State” is Liberal Social Imperialist Nonsense

Quetzal Cáceres What Wing has done is taken an important formulation and neutered it to serve neoliberal multiculturalism. “Wing’s formulation conveniently forgets about the rest of the world, as unfortunately many ‘anti-racists’ tend to do.” I decided to write this piece not because Bob Wing’s formulation has any merit on its own but because a response…

White People’s Stake in Ending the White Republic

Erin Heaney SURJ members canvassing in Georgia during that state’s 2020 Senate run-off. SURJ focused on turning out white voters to help flip the state, joining the effort led by groups like the New Georgia Project, Black Voters Matter, Working Families Party, and Southerners on New Ground. Photo by Sierra King, Survival Media Agency.  In…

Against Left-Wing White Nationalism

Gerald Horne In “The White Republic and The Struggle for Racial Justice,” Bob Wing contended that the U.S. state is racist to the core, and this has specific implications for our movements’ work going forward, especially the need to replace this racist state with an anti-racist state. Organizing Upgrade is publishing a series of commentaries…