Peta Lindsay analyzes the Christopher Dorner episode and the systemic racism within the police force. What does the Dorner manifesto reveal about the culture of racism and brutality within the LAPD and police departments across the country?

Speaking at a forum hosted by Women Organized to Resist and Defend, Jeralynn Blueford, mother of Alan Blueford, connects the dots between police brutality and women’s struggles. Jeralynn shares her experience in building a movement for justice in Oakland, Calif., and takes aim at the underlying causes of racism, poverty and women’s oppression.

Brian Becker discusses the Second Congress of the Party for Socialism and Liberation and the PSL’s focus on the critical task of reviving a dynamic, fighting movement for socialism within the United States.