On the Challenges of Building a Principled Left Movement in Our Time — Danny Haiphong | Black Agenda Report

Excellent and well worth the read.

Taking Sides

Source: Black Agenda Report

by Danny Haiphong

These are exciting – and frustrating – times. “The crisis of US empire has created ripe conditions for a revolutionary movement, yet no such movement exists.” Social forces opposed to capitalism’s predations multiply, yet too often fail to unify. “The task from here is to engage those who have been propelled into action by the crisis of US Empire, whether it is the Sandernistas or Black Lives Matter activists.”

On the Challenges of Building a Principled Left Movement in Our Time

by Danny Haiphong

The author delivered the following remarks to the Black Agenda Report panel at the Left Forum conference in New York City, last Saturday.

“Our movement must fight for self-determination, whether we are talking about Black people in America or Syrian people in Syria.”

I first want to wish Malcolm X, Ho Chi Minh, and Yuri Kochiyama a belated birthday.  All of them have been influential in…

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