What Is Queer Theory?

What Is Queer Theory?

The following presentation by Syrian socialist feminist,  Lara al-Kateb  was given to a class-series on socialist feminism in Los Angeles: In this presentation,  I would like to explore some key concepts of queer theory and its practical application on sex, gender and...

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From Syria to Sudan: State Violence and the Spectacle

From Syria to Sudan: State Violence and the Spectacle

Inspired by  Debord’s Détournement, activists use existing media to "turn expressions of the capitalist system and its media culture against itself. Likewise, activists are using media campaigns to counter Sudan’s blackout. Blue photos and hashtags such as...

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Sudan – women at the heart of mobilizations

Sudan – women at the heart of mobilizations

Women have played a key role in the protests in Sudan since December 2018, and continue to do so since the fall of the dictator al-Bashir in April 2019. The level of women’s participation and their role in organizing daily struggles is unprecedented in the country’s...

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Letter from U.S. Labor Union Members  to Workers in Iran

Letter from U.S. Labor Union Members to Workers in Iran

Below we reprint an open  letter from various U.S. labor union members addressed to Iranian workers: Note: The following is an open letter to our fellow workers in Iran. We hope this will be a first step in organizing direct links between workers in our two countries....

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