Video: “Socialist reconstruction in America”

Video: “Socialist reconstruction in America”

Watch an insightful discussion about the Party for Socialism and Liberation's latest book, Socialist Reconstruction in America: A Better Future for the United States! The webinar, facilitated by Kym Smith, features contributors Ben Becker and Jodi Dean, as well as...

The Russian Revolution: a view from the Third World (study guide)

Walter Rodney offers an excellent example of basing one’s conclusions and assessments on of all available evidence, data, and contextual information.

Have Black lives ever mattered?

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s book addresses the long history of racist police and state repression, offering organizers crucial lessons on stopping the war on Black America.

The state and revolution

For revolutionaries worldwide, The State and Revolution became the “new manifesto of the 20th century.” In the 21st century, the topic remains a pivotal one for revolutionaries, providing crucial theoretical weapons in the movement against racism, white supremacy, and police terror today.

Climate solutions beyond capitalism (study guide)

Tina Landis’ Climate Solutions Beyond Capitalism makes the case that socialism provides the framework for solving the crisis and demonstrates how capitalism acts as a barrier to a shift in our relationship to each other and the planet, crucial for humanity’s survival.

What does it take to make a socialist revolution?

What does it take to make a socialist revolution?

“The passing of state power from one class to another is the first, the principal, the basic sign of a revolution, both in the strictly scientific and in the practical political meaning of that term" [1]. Introduction Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the U.S. and...

Walter Rodney: A people’s professor

Walter Rodney: A people’s professor

Introduction In a recent book on the ongoing relevance of Walter Rodney’s work, Karim F. Hirji notes that, “as with scores of progressive intellectuals and activists of the past, the prevailing ideology functions to relegate Rodney into the deepest, almost...

Study, fast, train, fight: The roots of Black August

Study, fast, train, fight: The roots of Black August

Editor's note: This article was initially published on Liberation School in 2019.   In August 1619, enslaved Africans touched foot in the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States for the first time. The centuries since have seen the...

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Liberation theology and anti-imperialism across the Americas

Claudia de la Cruz is a popular educator, community organizer and theologian. She is currently the Co-Executive Director of The People’s Forum. This presentation and discussion on "Liberation theology & anti-imperialism across the Americas" took place online on...

Ukraine: right on NATO’s doorstep?

The Biden administration, Pentagon and NATO allies are conducting a dangerous and reckless campaign against Russia — one that has the potential to turn into a catastrophe for the people of the United States, Russia, Ukraine and the world. The aim is to strengthen the...

Women’s struggle for suffrage and beyond

Women’s struggle for suffrage and beyond

This article originally appeared as the fifth chapter in Donna Goodman’s Women Fight Back: The Centuries-Long Struggle for Liberation, published through Liberation Media and available for purchase here. Liberation School has a study and discussion guide for the book...

Assata Shakur: The making of a revolutionary woman

Assata Shakur: The making of a revolutionary woman

In commemorating Black August, we commemorate the struggle of those who have fought before us and faced violent repercussions from the state. We uplift the revolutionary history of the Black working class and its fundamental position in forging and leading the...

Walter Rodney: A people’s professor

Walter Rodney: A people’s professor

Introduction In a recent book on the ongoing relevance of Walter Rodney’s work, Karim F. Hirji notes that, “as with scores of progressive intellectuals and activists of the past, the prevailing ideology functions to relegate Rodney into the deepest, almost...