Tax Plan Uses Students to Accumulate Capital

About 30 people participated in the walk out. We demonstrated in a part of campus where lots of students passed by, so I was able to give away all of our leaflets in about five minutes. Students walking by, as well as some of the people participating in the walkout, showed interest in the perspective [...]

Turning Point USA – Fascism on Campus

On Monday, October 9, 2017, the FIU chapter of Turning Point USA (TPUSA) hosted the organization’s founder, Charlie Kirk. Turning Point USA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded on June 5, 2012 with a mission to identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote the principles of freedom, free markets, and limited government. According to [...]

It’s Fascism, Y’all.

This is a volatile moment. It's not just about hate and white supremacy... It's about capitalism in crisis. This is an admittedly limited starting point for digging deeper to understand what's going on and how we got here: * Alt-right, white supremacists, white nationalists, Trump… there is actually one term for their camp – Fascists. [...]

Your Worth Is More Than Your Productivity

I work in a creative field.  I am responsible for a host of logistics, and must constantly conceptualize and provide ideas that will keep our brand attractive to the industry. I really enjoy my work and being on a team where we're encouraged to share ideas. However, though teamwork is emphasized, my coworkers and I [...]

Monsanto is Poisoning the Food Supply… but I Have 10 New IG Followers.

by SC When I first watched Eddie Pepitone’s In Ruins, I laughed hysterically… a laugh that contained both anxiety and relief. Anxiety – because he’s fucking right. The world is a hot mess and too many of us are still absorbed with our individual selves, our brands, our social media feeds. Relief – because I’m [...]

Profit, Division, and the Myth of Individualism: How capitalists conquer our unity.

Another day, another op-ed bemoaning the liberal plight of me-dom–while collective freedoms continue to erode. How did we get here? When did the conversation (with yourself) become a platform to judge and vilify everyone you can't convince to mirror your personal politics? The answer is very simple: it happened when the capitalist class realized that [...]

Imperialism is the Problem. Protest Report Back – Conference on Prosperity & Security.

Last week, Thursday, June 15, 2017, Florida International University hosted day one of “The Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America.” Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) The conference was convened by the US [...]