[Marxism] Two videos from yesterday, Jan. 20, in Oakland

Carl G. Estabrook galliher at illinois.edu
Mon Jan 22 05:33:39 MST 2018


More working-class victories:

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/22/its-time-to-call-economic-sanctions-what-they-are-war-crimes/ <https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/22/its-time-to-call-economic-sanctions-what-they-are-war-crimes/>


> On Jan 21, 2018, at 10:09 PM, John Reimann via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
> 
> In the first place, many working class movements start with movements like
> this. Malcolm X made a similar criticism of the March on Washington. He was
> partly right, but his criticism was one sided. I don't know if C.G.
> Estabrook actually watched the video, but I made a similar analysis of the
> general politics of the march. But it's important to see how a more
> independent, working class movement can develop. I wouldn't expect Ajamu
> Baraka, who is a supporter of the butcher Assad, to have any sense of this
> sort of thing.
> 
> On Sun, Jan 21, 2018 at 5:24 PM, C G Estabrook <cgestabrook at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> The ‘women's march' was in fact a Democratic party/Trump-is-Putin’s-puppet
>> march.
>> 
>> There’s no reason to take these people seriously.
>> 
>> Ajamu Baraka writes correctly, "As the democrat party and its allied
>> organization prepare for another depoliticized spectacle in D.C., Cindy
>> Sheehan asks where is the anti-war and peace issue. Is war not a feminist
>> and social justice issue? Who protects the world against the U.S.?"
>> 
>> 
>>> On Jan 21, 2018, at 4:04 PM, John Reimann via Marxism <
>> marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Here are 2 videos from January 20 here in Oakland.
>>> 
>>> The first is of the massive women's march, which was also an anti-Trump
>>> march.
>>> https://oaklandsocialist.com/2018/01/21/womens-march-oakland-2018/
>>> 
>>> This next is of a group of restaurant workers who had walked off the job
>> in
>>> protest against the sexual harassment by the owner of the restaurant,
>>> Charlie Hallowell.
>>> https://oaklandsocialist.com/2018/01/21/boot-and-shoe-
>> restaurant-workers-walk-off-job/
>>> 
>>> John Reimann




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