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The deepening crisis of U.S. and global capitalism may usher in a new era of worker empowerment. One can hope – and organize
How many Black people have to be killed by police before politicians realize that expensive reforms don’t work?
“Daunte Wright’s killing was not a random, disconnected ‘accident’ — it was the repeated outcome of an indefensible system that grants impunity for state violence”
Bessemer was just the beginning. Amazon workers from Italy to India are uniting to form a global movement that may have found Jeff Bezos’s Achilles heel
Interview on the ongoing civil rights and labor movements in the U.S., Biden's campaign promises, and more
Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter helped right-wing populists take power. Can they now help rein them in?
It was clear to us that working people were looking for a different kind of politics
"We don't just need a wealth tax, we also need to give the IRS the tools it needs to make sure the ultra-rich finally pay their fair share."
A new poll found most Americans want Biden to break drug companies’ monopolies and end Covid-19 vaccine apartheid
Scientist Rebellion believes that scientists and their institutions must act like the climate crisis is an emergency - and speaking about an emergency is not enough
The occupied West Bank city, non-autonomous and fragmented, a bantustan of sorts, is revealed in the opening scenes of Mayor, directed by the US filmmaker David Osit.
Nearly all of the union-busting tactics deployed by Amazon would be banned and enforced under the bill
There will likely be more failures before there are major successes
Shock poll reveals majority support for Joe Biden to suspend TRIPS and support global vaccination
With the dominance of corporate media and their power to shape public discourse, it is easier to imagine an end to the world than an end to capitalism
Racism remains embedded in its social infrastructure. Much of the country is “protected” by an occupying army
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Assume that the people of Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, and Yemen are not people. Read news reports on the wars not ending. See if they don’t make a lot more sense that way.
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Prosecutors in the Derek Chauvin case have successfully chipped away at the “blue wall of silence” by getting current police officials to testify against Chauvin
The Biden administration is ignoring protest movements in India to support a right-wing nationalist government against China
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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 Che Guevara Commune's economic development has improved its political reach and impact on the local community
Interview on Che Guevara Commune in Mérida State
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
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
Kolhatkar: Shrink Police Budgets
León: Revolt Against Amazon
Huerta: Dolores Huerta
Sawant: Fighting approach
Rebellion: Scientists Had Enough
Entralgo: Amazon Vote
DeManuelle-Hall: BAmazon Loss
Stout: Against police evictions
Collins: Billionaire Wealth Pandemic
Orlet: Hate Lincoln Now?
Davies: Halliday: Voice of Reason
Mazzarino: Viral Military
Falk: Ramsey Clark
Stole: Landmark police reform
Sanders: Human Infrastructure
Rovics: Sweeps Stop Here?
C20: Crazy Thing Called Work
McAlevey: Give Workers Fair Shot
Lauer: Rural Governing Power
Frank: Real Problems?
HAC: Stand with Haiti!
Eisenstein: Asian Sisters
Flanders: Military-Grade Healthcare
Lord: Trillion-Dollar SUV
Morrison: Holds Us in Contempt?
Hyeong-jung: Rural Basic Income
Raina: Changing Faith?
Cook: The news media
Fraser: American Interregnum
Walicek: Defend Kshama Sawant
Nolan: Take On Global Capitalism
Speri: “Cancel” University Professors
Freeman: Striking Alabama Miners
Roy: Weapon of Mass Destruction
Abello: Community Development
Monbiot: Sea Change
Schuhrke: End At-Will Employment
Soley: Colectivo Coffee workers
Chomsky: Without Regrets
McAlevey: Blowout in Bessemer
Kelly: Hunting in Yemen
Bal: Farmers’ Protests?
Prashad: Ukraine’s borders
Law: End Mass Incarceration
O’Connell: Agreement Protects Jobs
Newman: How Workers Get Canceled
Adler: Ecuador’s election
Karatsioli: Feminism, war and racism
Piascik: White Workers
Ellsberg: “Save Humanity”
C20: The Future of State Politics
Kampmark: Australian Universities
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
Some Vintage Chomsky
- Amazon Workers Defeat: The Trusts Are Back on
- Right-Wing Attacks on Germany’s Press on
- 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
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