C.J. Atkins

 
 
C.J. Atkins

C.J. Atkins is the managing editor at People's World. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from York University in Toronto and has a research and teaching background in political economy and the politics and ideas of the American left. In addition to his work at People's World, C.J. currently serves as the Deputy Executive Director of ProudPolitics.

LGBTQ+ theory, history, and the CPUSA (part 2)

LGBTQ+ theory, history, and the CPUSA (part 2)

The Party's "two-track" history in the LGBTQ equality movement.

BY:Eric Gordon And C.J. Atkins| September 6, 2022
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LGBTQ+ theory, history, and the CPUSA (part 1)

LGBTQ+ theory, history, and the CPUSA (part 1)

The oppression of all sexual minorities is a contradiction of capitalism.

BY:Eric Gordon And C.J. Atkins| August 25, 2022
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Pride 2022: A season of celebration, a season of struggle

Pride 2022: A season of celebration, a season of struggle

A renewed appreciation of Pride as protest.

BY:C.J. Atkins| June 23, 2022
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Trump’s useful idiots on the left

Trump’s useful idiots on the left

For some on the "left," attempts to stop an election are no big deal.

BY:C.J. Atkins| February 11, 2022
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Queer liberation’s Communist Party roots

Queer liberation’s Communist Party roots

Before Stonewall, there was Harry Hay, who brought communist theory and practice to the fight for gay liberation.

BY:C.J. Atkins| June 25, 2021
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