Max Elbaum
    By Max Elbaum   These notes were the basis for a presentation to the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild on November 8, 2018. This piece was originally posted on portside.org   Politics is about Power. One of the positive things about this moment is that the question of […]
Max Elbaum
  by Max Elbaum   A Time to Rise: Collective Memoirs of the Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP) is the most vivid recounting yet published of young activists confronting U.S. racism and Washington’s empire in the 1970s and ’80s. If you want to get a taste of how Marxist analysis and organizational cohesion can unleash […]
Max Elbaum
Max Elbaum replies to comments and critiques in response to “Left Strategy After Charlottesville.” I appreciate the thoughtful responses to my article “Left Strategy After Charlottesville” from Tobita Chow, Christine Riddiough, Sam Webb and Mel Rothenberg. The importance all give to formulating strategy matches the urgency of the political moment. I look forward to both […]
Max Elbaum
“Everything we are seeing stems almost inevitably from the decisions the country made, collectively, last November. We elected a president driven by white racial grievance. That is the fulcrum and driving force of his politics. It’s no surprise that a big outbreak of white supremacist violence would lead us to a moment like this. We […]