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Interview on India, nationalism, literature and politics
Biden to slash Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Extend Wind, Solar Credits
Until now there was never a project of this scale for community ownership of community spaces for the benefit of community rather than the purpose of making a lot of money
History Shows They Can Work
But only if Democrats stand aside and let them
Why are desperate refugees turning up on the U.S. border? Because we have offloaded the costs of the drug war on Latin America
At last people are waking up to the fishing industry’s devastating impacts
Unlike much of the world, the U.S. doesn’t ensure “just cause” employment. This coalition in Illinois hopes to change that
Are the public health crises of the last decade harbingers of a world doomed to declining human and planetary health or a wakeup call to act now to create a better future?
Though the old and new methods and details are different, the political goal remains the same — maintenance of white-supremacy
Workers came together using email blasts, petitions, social media campaigns and direct action in the workplace in order to win these concessions
Trade unions such as NUMSA are important to offset the post-independence corporate neo-colonialist paradigm
"To restore our democracy, we must expand the Supreme Court," says Rep. Mondaire Jones
Although the Blinken-Biden foreign policy approach may be more palatable to European governments and much of the US population, that doesn’t mean it’s that different from what preceded it.
In a wide-ranging talk, the 92-year-old rebel with many causes discusses the role of activists, intellectuals and Joe Biden in America
There’s No Case For Keeping A Justice System That Fails Half The Population
A Postmortem on the Amazon Campaign
“It’s not normal for people to live like this,” says Iman Saleh, now on her twelfth day of a hunger strike demanding an end to war in Yemen.
There is every reason to believe that the workers in our new industries will react the same way workers in the past responded to defeats - they continued to organize because, in reality there is no substitution for a union in the workplace
Transgender people, like immigrants, voters of color, and those seeking abortions, are the latest scapegoats that the GOP is counting on to fuel bigotry among its base
This extremely potent instrument of Religion is used by the Trumps of the world for their personal benefit
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The book, Seeds of Power, offers important insights on the complex dynamics of power and compliance and how they can play out in a broad national context
As Americans are subject to the brutal impacts of inevitable climate change, we face a clear choice: strong government intervention to save our lives, or a “survival of the fittest” dystopia
It turns passive to active, increases a feeling of efficacy, and confronts the learned hopelessness many of us were taught
We praise the hopes and struggles of the people, whose desire to advance history will cut through your repression
Interview on the Biden administration’s Middle East policies, explores elements of continuity and change in US policy towards the region after the Trump years
Juice Media’s hilarious expose of the Australian government’s new media legislation that allows News Corp in on Big Tech’s action
The fight you are waging will send a message to workers all across the country that if they stand up, stand together, and fight, they can win
A look at the tenets of the Green New Deal and how important they are especially after the winter storm in Texas
Given the fact that nuclear war means the virtual annihilation...
An event revealing a great deal about the kind of...
This superb speech by Venezuelan-Canadian scholar Maria Páez de Victor should...
The world is currently engulfed in crises—most prominently, a disease...
Albert Essay Series on Socialist Upsurge
Oldest essays at top, Newest at bottom
Ethics of It / Judging Societies
Society’s Pie / Disputing Pie Slices
Property Problem / Who Decides?
Who Does What? / Balanced Jobs
Disputing Balancing Jobs
Classlessness? / Markets or what?
Disputing Participatory Planning
Judging Participatory Socialism
Some Strategic Implications
The Polity / Community and Culture
Gender and Sexuality
Socialism or Participatory Society
Socialism: Ecology or Nothing
Parecon / Parsoc
See also under Vision in the top Menu
Polychroniou: What Is ParEcon?
Albert: Intro to ParEcon
Albert: Parecon's History
Albert: Addressing Criticisms
Albert: Interrogating Parecon
Sargent: Post Sexist Society
Podur: Life After Racism
Peters: Kinship Vision
Shalom: Visionary Pol
Shalom: Future Pol
Albert: Parecon & Parsoc
Albert: 7 Reasons for Parecon
Activism and vision
Thoughts and Deeds
Last Chance to Register – SSCC
The second session of School for Social and Cultural Change (SSCC) started April 1. Sign up is still open. Faculty includes: Michael Albert, Ben Burgis, Noam Chomsky, Kathy Kelly, Jonathan Stribling-Uss, Marv Waterstone, Sean Michael Wilson
Fifteen Theses on Liberation
Talking With Yanis Varoufakis
Talking About Writing
Replying to Anarchist Critics 3
Talking with Raj Patel
Replying to Anarchist Critics 2
Replying to Anarchist Critics 1
Talking about Art with Jerry Fresia
Rasmus on Wall Street
Violence, Democratic Centralism...
The Old Folks Home at the College
Key Strategic Issues
Emanuele Queries Albert
Persistence, or Pigheadedness?
Win? Or Defeat Ourselves?
Talking About Noam Chomsky
Where Are We with Noam Chomsky
Left Culture and Movement Prospects
A Class Between Labor and Capital
Activism With Vincent Emanuelle
Talking with Noam Chomsky
Selected Collective 20
Collective 20’s members include Medea Benjamin, Michael Albert, Noam Chomsky, and 14 other writers. Visit collective20.org for a full archive and more.
Future of State Politics
Overcoming Our Tendencies
Motives and Agendas
From 2000 Feet
Culture Makes Us Human
Is Socialism a “Failed Idea”?
Live Like Them
Freedom, Responsibility, Alienation
Tomorrow’s World, Today
Selected for Activists
Araiza: Fred Hampton Was Right
Short: Austin police budget
Pitt: We Need Diplomacy
Turci: Amazon Strike in Italy
Terrall: The World After COVID
Giroux: Historical Amnesia
Pizzigati: More Equal Metropolis
Dinello: War for Earth
Elbaum: People Act vs. Jim Crow
MST: character of struggle
Freeman: Alabama Coal Miners
Nolan: Fund Union Organizing.
Singh: Farmers Rise Up
St. Clair:William Alberts
Klikauer: Management Studies
Deerinwater: Fossil Free!
Franchi: Amazon Italy strike
Lewis: 1,300 Steelworkers Strike
DSA: New priorities
Nicolelis: Brazil in Crisis
Debray: Macron’s Wars
Ottenberg: Feminist Revolt
Stout: eviction scare tactics
Falk: Second Cold War?
Schwartz: Factionalism in DSA
Wilkins: Political Crisis in Brazil
Rovics: Shaking Up Spotify
Chennaoui: Tunisia’s protests
Yaffe: Cuba: Five Vaccines…
Johnson: Vaccinate the World’
Bader: Draconian Cuts to Humanities
Greenhouse: Final Stretch Amazon
Featherstone: Help West Virginia
Cozzarelli: Dispatches from Bessemer
Chomsky: Biden’s Migration Plan
Stephenson: Biden’s Bandaid
Seitz-Brown: Engage Members Win
Chomsky: Biden’s Foreign Policy
Kelley: Black Activism in Alabama
Cozzarelli: Amazon Union
Benjamin: Ignoring Foreign Policy?
Swanson: War on Yemen
Brown: Bryn Mawr Summer School
Paley: Rising against police state
Driver: Destroying Our Societies
Bacevich: Longest War Winds Down
Brecher: Future of People Power
Prabhala: Denialism Industrial Scale
Ocasio-Cortez: Talking Socialism
Hoque: Student Debt Cancellation
DeManuelle-Hall: New Rights
Klippenstein: Bathroom Breaks
Glover: Amazon & Organized Labor
Sumner: Cost of Covid Long-Haulers
Hatherley: Workers Public Housing
Baron: War in Yemen
Engler: Realignment to Win Change?
Benjamin: “Rules-Based World”
Wetzel: Political & Economic Power
M.N.: ‘protest as long as possible’
Carver: I Want Civil Rights
Archer: UK women as guinea pigs
Appelbaum: Amazon Intimidates
Rall: Republican Cancel Culture
Stancil: Amazon Biometric spying
Abrams: Insurrectionist Agenda
Early: Lessons for Police Reform?
Medina: Younger Amazon Workers
Cozzarelli: Bessemer Floodgates
Herman: Unionized Coffee Chain
Cook: Time of fear – of each other
Wilkins: Texas LNG Terminal
Some Vintage Chomsky
- A Green New Deal Is More Affordable in the Long Term Than Fossil Fuels on
- Calling Chauvin a “Bad Apple” Denies Systemic Nature of Racist Police Violence on
- 25 Years of GMOs, and Some New Insights from Argentina on
- Will Biden’s Central American Plan Slow Migration (or Speed It Up)? on
- The Bryn Mawr Summer School Prepared Workers for the Class Struggle on
- IJV Welcomes New Antisemitism Definition Signed by 200 Global Experts on
- Maria Páez de Victor: Eight Years Without President Chávez on
- Sanders Pushing to Expand Medicare by Lowering Eligibility Age on
Movie Project Page
Albert: Video about Screenplay
Albert: Hollywood On My Mind
Albert: NAR Screenplay
Testimonials / RPS TOC / Interviewees
Albert: RPS Backdrop / Lennon: An Organizer’s Take / Albert: Give RPS A Chance / Mark Evans' Blog / Bertrand Dellinger’s Thoughts / Albert Interviewed