Left Organizers Are Being Targeted and Persecuted

A conversation with Amanda Yee of the Party for Socialism and Liberation.

Maximillian Alvarez

Elijah McClain's mother, Sheneen McClain, left, holds the hand of a protester as they rally outside the Aurora Police Department Headquarters to demand justice for her son on June 27, 2020 in Aurora, Colorado. Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images

We talk with Amanda Yee for this urgent mini-cast on the deliberate and terrifying persecution of leftist organizers and activists by the state, including members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) in Denver.

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Maximillian Alvarez is a writer and editor based in Baltimore and the host of Working People, a podcast by, for, and about the working class today.” His work has been featured in venues like In These Times, The Nation, The Baffler, Current Affairs, and The New Republic.

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