Communalism

28 Mar Report back from Olympia March 24 Day of Action in solidarity with Afrin

In conversation with Demand Utopia and the North American Kurdish Alliance, we resolved to call for a national day of solidarity in North America, in the hopes of revitalizing the North American Rojava Solidarity movement at this critical time. We settled on March 24th, which...

21 Nov Oil Fracking Train Blockaded in Olympia

A climate justice coalition identified as Olympia Stand has staged a blockade of an oil fracking train departing from the Port of Olympia. The blockade was constructed on Friday, Nov. 17 at the intersection of 7th and Jefferson St. in downtown Olympia. The Blockade is...

09 Sep Not All Politics is Identity Politics

Source: Kenan Malik I took part in a discussion on ‘Identity politics, communalism and multiculturalism’ at the Secularism Conference 2017. This is something of what I said. ‘All politics is identity politics.’ And ‘Without identity politics there can be no defence of women’s rights or the rights of...