Denouncing Sinophobia, the New Cold War, and Anti-Asian Hate

Denouncing Sinophobia, the New Cold War, and Anti-Asian Hate

by Dee Knight. Reprinted from the DSA’s Democratic Left (April 19, 2021) Haga clic aquí para leer este artículo en español In March, the DSA International Committee released a statement that “condemns in strongest terms the Sinophobia and the push for a Cold War...
The stage for a major battle to defend and expand democracy

The stage for a major battle to defend and expand democracy

by Dee Knight. Republished from the Socialist Forum (Winter 2021) The lessons and impact of the 2020 elections are far reaching. The constant charges of “voter fraud” – really a campaign of attempted suppression of Black voters – hearken back to the Jim Crow era that...
Up from the Ashes: New and Powerful Possibilities

Up from the Ashes: New and Powerful Possibilities

by Dee Knight. Republished from the DSA’s Democratic Left (April 12, 2020) The pandemic has changed everything. Donald Trump’s ineptness and buffoonish incapacity has caused countless deaths and endangered everyone. The system is out of control. But people are...
Hit the Ground Running!

Hit the Ground Running!

by Dee Knight. Reprinted from the DSA’s Democratic Left (September 21, 2020) No matter who wins in November, we need to hit the ground running. That was the message of Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, the keynote speaker at NYC DSA’s August convention. And when Taylor—a...
Crash Course & Turn the Guns Around

Crash Course & Turn the Guns Around

I may write about many different books here, but the top two for now are Crash Course: from the Good War to the Forever War, by H. Bruce Franklin, and Turn the Guns Around: Mutinies, Soldier Revolts and Revolutions,?by my friend John Catalinotto, an organizer of the...
The canonization of Bush Sr.

The canonization of Bush Sr.

The recent fawning canonization of George HW Bush (senior) on the occasion of his death was really too much for me. So I appreciate the comments of Glen Ford of Blackagendareport.com. He said, in part:? The daily whitewashing of imperial crimes that masquerades as...