For centuries, people have known how to eradicate infectious disease: stop person-to-person transmission. Unable to solve this basic problem, the capitalist class are abandoning us to needless mass death and disease for the foreseeable future.
The presumed conflict between marxism and Native struggles results from two factors: capitalist efforts to drive a racist wedge between Indigenous and workers’ struggles; and the destructive role of ‘managerial marxists’ who promote a ‘socialism’ that promises freedom and delivers the opposite.
The battle to remake society has begun. To remake it for the common good, workers must transform their unions into ones that fight for the common good. That means refusing to collaborate with capitalists and their police and orienting instead to the larger working class.