Entertainment: Anti-Capitalist Weapon of Choice

By Patches Sitty As an anti-capitalist who has plenty of time to carefully plot the downfall of society as we know it, I often hear many ask why taking a role as an entertainer is relevant to deconstructing capitalism. Therefore, it is time I ask my comrades in struggle to make an important distinction: it’s time to quit harshing [...]

Bretton Woods and its Consequences

By De Guerre Nom In July 1944, as World War II drew to a close, delegates from 44 Allied countries met in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire for the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference to draw up plans for the management of the world economy in the aftermath of the most destructive war in history. [...]

A Brief Definition of Imperialism

By Stephanie McMillan The historical development of capitalism drives inexorably (though not uniformly) toward the concentration of capital. This is expedited by increasing the scale of production, dominating markets, and improving technology. Concentrations of capital form monopolies that can exert proportional power (control) over the economic and political arrangements of the social formations they dominate. [...]

U.S. Imperialism in Nicaragua

By Camilo Mejia My two main direct experiences with US imperialism were first when I lived in Sandinista Nicaragua, where both of my parents had been active insurgents against the Somoza dictatorship and later part of the revolutionary government; and second as an invader and occupier while serving in Iraq with the US military in [...]

Open Mic: Fort Lauderdale, 10/21/12

Hey everybody, Come share your talents at "One Struggle, Many Voices" -- a progressive open mike organized by One Struggle! Open to comedians, singers, acoustic musicians, poets and dramatic readers and ranters... Content encouraged to be political, but doesn't have to be. Thursday, October 21, 2012 8:00pm until 10:00pm at Undergrounds Coffeehaus 3000 N Federal [...]

Open Mic #2: Fort Lauderdale, 10/21/12

Hey everybody, Come share your talents at "One Struggle, Many Voices" -- a progressive open mike organized by One Struggle! Open to comedians, singers, acoustic musicians, poets and dramatic readers and ranters... Content encouraged to be political, but doesn't have to be. Thursday, October 21, 2012 8:00pm until 10:00pm at Undergrounds Coffeehaus 3000 N Federal [...]

The Tale of an Island: Imperialism in Action

by Irtishad Ahmad “In any case, New Imperialism is already upon us. It’s a remodeled, streamlined version of what we once knew. For the first time in history, a single empire with an arsenal of weapons that could obliterate the world in an afternoon has complete, unipolar, economic and military hegemony. It uses different weapons [...]