Salar Mohandesi

is a founding editor of Viewpoint and a postdoctoral fellow in History at Bowdoin College.

The Specificity of Imperialism

The Specificity of Imperialism

A strong socialist movement in this country is impossible without a firm and unwavering commitment to overthrowing imperialism in all its forms. To do that, however, we need a clearer idea of exactly what we are up against.

Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

It’s only by acknowledging the roots of identity politics in the emancipatory movements of the past that we can begin the collective work of formulating a positive alternative.

Back in Black

Back in Black

Only a concrete analysis of our concrete situation can determine what role, if any, the black bloc can play in today’s movements.

Logging Out

Logging Out

November 8, 2016 – we may remember this as the day that the liberal elite of the American coasts learned of a world outside its Facebook feed.

What's Left of Bernie's Revolution?

What’s Left of Bernie’s Revolution?

Bernie Sanders’s run for President is over, but his campaign has left behind a coherent social democratic current in American politics. How did this current cohere, where is it heading, and what does this mean for radical politics today?

The Afterbern

The Afterbern

To make the most of the political opportunities created by the Sanders campaign, radicals need to develop new forms of organization that are appropriate to our historical conjuncture.