Lynn Koh

Lynn Koh is a long-time activist in the anti-war movement, and is a labor organizer in the Bay Area.

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September 19, 2016

The 2016 Elections: Will the Left Lead?

            Right now it feels like we’re in an ‘emperor has no clothes’ moment. A lot of us see something really clearly, but few of us – radical and revolutionary organizers – are willing to say it out loud.

October 15, 2014
"Hong Kong Add Oil" Image courtesy of kayancheung.tumblr.com

Thoughts on Hong Kong.  (I wish to thank Timmy Lu and Lucia Lin for their ideas and analysis)

January 23, 2014

I met Amiri Baraka only once, at a small gathering of activists in Oakland.  It was hard to believe that a world-renowned artist would take the time to meet with some community organizers and to listen to the campaigns we were working on.  He gave an interesting analysis of what Obama's election had meant and predicted correctly how terrible and reactionary the right-wing would be.  And in the end, he encouraged us to do what we do best -- organize.

December 26, 2013

A Review of “Blacks In and Out of the Left”

October 16, 2013

The dust is settling on the government shutdown.  Time to figure out what the heck is going on.

October 1, 2013
Herman Wallace with artist Jackie Sumell.  Image courtesy of Hermanshousethefilm.com
I wrote the following blog post before I received the wonderful news today that Herman Wallace has been released from prison on compassionate release. 
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Herman Wallace is dying.  Dying of liver cancer.
September 2, 2013

The War Times collective, like the rest of the peace movement, unequivocally opposes military intervention against Syria.  Below is a list of articles, interviews, and essays to help folks understand the crisis.

Opposing airstrikes against Syria:  a range of voices and reasons.

Phyllis Bennis and David Wildman say an airstrike against Syria would be illegal, reckless, and 'would make the dire situation in Syria inestimably worse' 

September 2, 2013

The War Times collective, like the rest of the peace movement, unequivocally opposes military intervention against Syria.  Below is a list of articles, interviews, and essays to help folks understand the crisis.

Opposing airstrikes against Syria:  a range of voices and reasons.

Phyllis Bennis and David Wildman say an airstrike against Syria would be illegal, reckless, and 'would make the dire situation in Syria inestimably worse' 

August 28, 2013
The empire vs. gravity

This is the the third in a series of posts looking at the theories of Giovanni Arrighi, Sam Gindin, Leo Panitch, and others.

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