Introducing the 1857 Introduction: Marx’s Method and Why It Matters

Background The Grundrisse is a collection of notebooks Karl Marx wrote in 1857-58. As such, it forms a bridge between his philosophical writings that were heavily influenced by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel from the 1840s and the critique of political economy culminating...

August 4, 2021

Why Capitalism Must Be Abolished

Capitalism is a global system of production and exchange that has expanded to nearly every corner of the world. It is a system that has been revered for its capacity to produce unprecedented amounts of food and wealth in human...

August 2, 2021

Socialism and Capitalism Essay

The following is a talk that was written for DSA SF’s monthly Intro to Socialism event. It was first delivered by Taylor B. on November 11, 2020. Socialism and Capitalism I have been asked to talk about socialism and capitalism....

August 2, 2021

Origins of the Black Panther Party, from the  documentary “Berkeley in the Sixties.”

10 minute segment on the origins of the Black Panther Party, from the  documentary “Berkeley in the Sixties.” (Source:

May 31, 2017

Fred Hampton in Eyes on the Prize

Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an American activist and revolutionary, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and deputy chairman of the national BPP. Hampton was assassinated while sleeping at his apartment...

May 31, 2017

Conrad George Jackson Documentary

George Lester Jackson (September 23, 1941 – August 21, 1971) was an African-American activist, Marxist, author, a member of the Black Panther Party, and co-founder of the Black Guerrilla Family while incarcerated. Jackson achieved fame as one of the Soledad...

May 31, 2017

Black Panther Woman Speak on Feminism


May 31, 2017