Eric Mann: Parasite, in the brilliant web Bong weaves, shows capitalism as a system that implicates the members of every class and, in the absence of a revolutionary, counter-hegemonic movement, is loved or at least emulated by all.
Eric Mann: As with every year, the annual King Day celebrations provide a great opportunity to defend Dr. King’s revolutionary legacy against The System’s efforts to white wash and degrade his frontal challenge to its crimes.
We are filled with profound gratitude for all that we have built and the small role we play in building a far larger movement of oppressed Third World people inside and outside the U.S.
Eric Mann: Many of us in the movement appreciate that you have pushed the U.S. political discussion to the left and have had the courage to bring socialism into the public debate in a country moving towards fascism.
Eric Mann: I will work in the general election to support any Democratic candidate to defeat Trump. But the Movement can also play a role in making demands on the presidential candidates.
Eric Mann: In the case of Dr. King, the U.S. government, Democratic Party and Civil Rights Establishment distort King’s life by putting him forth as a “non-violent” accommodating, dreamer.
Eric Mann: How a Black United Front in Harlem, the Students’ Afro American Society, and Students for a Democratic Society took on the Columbia University Ruling Class, Mayor John Lindsay, the New York Times, the NYPD—and won!
How the Block Movement in Harlem, Student AFro-American Society and Students for a Democratic Society took on the Columbia ruling class representatives and won.
As we in the United States try to imagine a revolutionary opposition to the U.S. imperialist system a great appreciation of the achievements of the Russian revolution and the Soviet Union is a critical part of our revolutionary future.