The Columbus Worker

Revolutionary News and Analysis from Central Ohio

Abortion is More Than a Women's Issue

Although abortion rights do impact the health and safety of women, the abortion ban affects everyone with a uterus, and by extension, all those who have relations with people with uteruses. It is, necessarily, a trans issue. Moreso, access to safe abortions (l...

On May 3rd of this year it was leaked that the Supreme Court intends to overturn Roe vs Wade, a decision that will result in the ban and lead to the criminalization of abortion in at least thirteen U.S. states. This potential ban, in threatening to undo the gains of the second-wave feminist movemen...

The recent Russian invasion of Ukraine has ignited the long-standing imperial antagonisms between the United States and NATO on the one-side and Russia on the other. Central Ohio Revolutionary Socialists calls on all progressive and socialist forces to forge unity behind a set of principles for the...

“The human condition is less illuminated by the situation of privileged humans than by the situation of its oppressed majority, and it is here that we must begin our quest.” -Charles W. Mills, Unwriting and Unwhitening the World (2015)

“Armed with the knowledge of our past, we can with confiden...

"This epoch has gone forever. It has been followed by a new epoch, comparatively more impetuous, full of abrupt changes, catastrophes, conflicts, an epoch that no longer appears to the toiling masses as horror without end but as an end full of horrors."

-Vladimir Lenin, 1915

The recent withd...

On Wednesday, June 30th, a newly formed coalition called Columbus Housing for All hosted a rally outside the Greater Columbus Convention Center to address the housing crisis in Columbus. Organizations involved in the coalition include The Freedom Bloc, Just, the Party for Socialism and Liberation, Y...

June 20th marked an historic day as representatives of the Shawnee returned to their ancestral land at Serpent Mound to reclaim its rightful history and the integrity of their ancestral heritage. The opportunity for the Shawnee to return to Serpent Mound and to teach visitors about the site’s true...

The Central Ohio Revolutionary Socialists are proud to announce the launch of a new local publication, The Columbus Worker.

Our mission is to bring a local voice to the working and oppressed classes of Central Ohio. We aim to provide a platform for activists to discuss and debate contemporary str...

The following book review was originally published in the Winter of 2020 issue of New Politics

Review of August Nimtz, Marxism versus Liberalism: Comparative Real-Time Political Analysis (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. 310pp.)

In a recent interview for the Minneapolis Interview Project...

The following book review was originally published by New Politics on November 28th, 2020

Review of Terrell Carver, Engels Before Marx (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020)

Friedrich Engels, born 200 years ago on November 28, 1820, has been termed the ‘first Marxist’ in some commentaries and histories...