Author Archives

  • In Memory of Comrade Garbis Altinoğlu (1946-2019)

    Armenian by birth, Garbis Altinoğlu – who occasionally used the pen name Gumus Velli – relocated to Amasya, Turkey early in life. He was drawn to Marxism-Leninism as a young man and recognized his role in history as a revolutionary…. Read More ›

  • Dayton Against the Klan

    On Saturday, May 25, Dayton, Ohio served as the staging ground for a long-awaited face-off between fascism and its opponents. Several months beforehand, a KKK-affiliated group out of Indiana (whose name isn’t even worth mentioning) announced their intention to hold… Read More ›

  • Towards A Marxist Theory of Addiction

    Over the course of recent years, a trend has developed with respect to heroin and opioid addiction in America. In 2016, drug overdose was the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, due largely to dramatic increases in… Read More ›

  • False Equivalency and the Fetishism of Free Speech

    In the days following the murder of activist Heather Heyer as a result of the fascist attack in Charlottesville, leftists far and wide correctly condemned the words and actions of the neo-fascist Trump, who explicitly – and repeatedly – declared a… Read More ›