Malik Miah

Malik Miah is a retired aviation mechanic, union and antiracist activist. He is an advisory editor of Against the Current.

"Cop City" Must Be Shut Down!

A Question That Answers Itself

A Weapon vs. White Domestic Terrorists: Anti-Klan Act of 1871

Actors Walk the Picket Lines

Actors' Strike Vs. Hollywood & TV Shows Achieves Victory

Afghanistan: Taliban Victory the Product of US-NATO Intervention

Behind "100% Preventable” Rail Disaster: Anti-worker Deregulation, Corporate greed

Biden Claims "Success" While Resistance Grows inside Afghanistan

Black Workers Sue Tesla Over Systemic Racism

BLM stands with #EndSARS movement in Nigeria

Chauvin Trial -- One Battle Won, the War for Justice Continues

Cop Shoots Jacob Blake: Kenosha Intensifies Racial Reckoning

Death, Abuse and Super-exploitation of Children on Rise

Eileen Gu: Gold Medals at Olympics -- Anti-China Backlash at Home

Elijah McClain's Murder: Mother, Racial Justice Movement Win Indictments

Five Memphis Police Indicted for Murder

Harry Belafonte -- A Life of Fighting Racism and Oppression

Health Care Battles in a Post-COVID World

Henrietta Lacks Stolen Cancer Cells Expose Medical Racism

Hollywood, NY WGA Strike: “There Is No Industry Without Writers”

India’s Modi Receives Royal Treatment from Biden

Michigan Militia Terror Plot and the Election: What Does It Mean?

Opening the Door Wider to Jim Crow Laws?

Republicans Step up Racist, Anti-democratic Attacks

Republicans Target Trans, Gender-Diverse people

Screenwriters' Victory

Supreme Court Outlaws Affirmative Action, Falsely Claiming the U.S. Is a ‘Color Blind’ Society

Targeting Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Higher Education

The “Tennessee Three:” For Democracy, Against Gun Violence

Three Palestinian Students Shot in Vermont

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Jim Crow

United States: The Racist War on Terror after 9/11

Uvalde Mass Shooting Exposes Violence of Gun Culture & Endemic Racism

Vigilantes Given Green Light to Kill: Rittenhouse Is Acquitted

What Juneteenth Means in the Battle for Equality

Why Many Blacks Turn on Biden Over Palestine

Door Opens to Return of Jim Crow
Against the Current No. 228, January/February 2024

The Testing of America: Birmingham 1963
Against the Current No. 227, November/December 2023

Supreme Court Outlaws Affirmative Action
Against the Current No. 226, September/October 2023

Supreme Court Denies Black Voting in Mississippi
Against the Current No. 226, September/October 2023

Cruelty at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Against the Current No. 225, July/August 2023

In Defense of Being Awake
Against the Current, No. 224, May/June 2023

Killings by Police Rose in 2022
Against the Current, No. 223, March/April 2023

George Floyd, A Life
Against the Current, No. 222, January/February 2023

Detroit Police Kill -- Again
Against the Current, No. 221, November/December 2022

California's Reparations Task Force
Against the Current, No. 220, September/October 2022

The "Bruce's Beach"
Against the Current, No. 220, September/October 2022

Three Mothers Who Shaped a Nation
Against the Current, No. 219, July/August 2022

"Nationtime": The Black Political Convention
Against the Current, No. 218, May/June 2022

bell hooks -- Fiery Black Feminist
Against the Current, No. 217, March/April 2022

Why Critical Race Theory Is Important
Against the Current, No. 216, January-February 2022

Crime Scene at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Against the Current, No. 215, November/December 2021

Confronting Voter Suppression
Against the Current No. 214, September/October 2021

Palestinian Americans Take the Lead
Against the Current No. 213, July/August 2021

Conviction on All Three Counts in Chauvin Trial, Bail Revoked
Against the Current No. 212, May/June 2021

Bringing Malcolm to Life
Against the Current No. 212, May/June 2021

Health Care Inequalities, Racism and Death
Against the Current No. 211, March/April 2021

New Challenges for African Americans
Against the Current No. 210, January/February 2021

The American Caste System
Against the Current No. 210, January/February 2021

The U.S. Criminal Legal System
Against the Current No. 209, November/December 2020

"Good Trouble, Necessary Trouble"
Against the Current No. 208, September/October 2020

C.T. Vivian, Organizer and Teacher
Against the Current No. 208, September/October 2020

U.S. Erupts with Mass Protests
Against the Current, No. 207, July/August 2020

White Supremacy Symbols Falling
Against the Current, No. 207, July/August 2020

Virus Is Color Blind, Not Humans
Against the Current, No. 206, May/June 2020

"Not racist" vs. "Antiracist"
Against the Current, No. 204, January/February 2020

The Central Park Five Frameup
Against the Current, No. 202, September/October 2019

MLK in Memphis, 1968
Against the Current, No. 199, March/April 2019

Nationalism, Patriotism, Hate Crimes
Against the Current, No. 198, January/February 2019

The Constitutional Root of Racism
Against the Current, No. 197, November/December 2018

Architects of Mass Slaughter
Against the Current, No. 197, November/December 2018

Two Powerful Films on Indonesian Mass Terror
Against the Current, No. 197, November/December 2018

The White World and Black Reality
Against the Current, No. 196, September/October 2018

A New COINTELPRO?
Against the Current, No. 195, July/August 2018

African Americans and Immigrant Workers
Against the Current, No. 194, May/June 2018

The New Poor People's Campaign
Against the Current, No. 193, March/April 2018

Black Nationalism, Black Solidarity
Against the Current, No. 192, January/February 2018

White Supremacy/Identity Politics
Against the Current, No. 191, November/December 2017

Choices Facing African Americans
Against the Current, No. 190, September/October 2017

Detroit's Rebellion at Fifty
Against the Current, No. 189, July/August 2017

Learn from Malcolm X
Against the Current, No. 188, May/June 2017

Making Trump's America Ungovernable
Against the Current, No. 187, March/April 2017

Obama's Legacy & the Rise of Trump
Against the Current, No. 186, January/February 2017

Institutional Racism & the Thirteenth Amendment
Against the Current, No. 185, November/December 2016

BLM Movement Grows Stronger
Against the Current, No. 184, September/October 2016

Muhammad Ali: Free Black Man
Against the Current, No. 183, July-August 2016

Why Blacks Vote for "Pragmatism"
Against the Current, No. 182, May/June 2016

Making Race Disappear
Against the Current, No. 181, March/April 2016

Bigotry vs. Black Lives, Muslims, Immigrants
Against the Current, No. 180, January/February 2016

Chicago Coverup and Upsurge
Against the Current, No. 180, January/February 2016

BLM: A Movement and Its Critics
Against the Current, No. 179, November/December 2015

Why Black Lives Matter Is Game Change
Against the Current, No. 178, September/October 2015

Police Violence in the Spotlight
Against the Current, No. 177, July/August 2015

The Murder of Walter Scott
Against the Current, No. 176, May/June 2015

Pushing Back Civil Rights
Against the Current, No. 175, March/April 2015

Whose Lives Matter in America?
Against the Current, No. 174, January/February 2015

African-American Self-Defense
Against the Current, No. 174, January/February 2015

Why a Killer Cop Is Not Arrested
Against the Current, No. 173, November/December 2014

Ferguson on Center Stage
Against the Current, No. 172, September/October 2014

Racism Refusing to Go Away
Against the Current, No. 171, July/August 2014

The Minimum Wage Debate
Against the Current, No. 170, May/June 2014

It's War on the Poor
Against the Current, No. 169, March/April 2014

Freedom Now Vision Unfinished
Against the Current, No. 168, January/February 2014

Obama, African Americans and War on the Working Poor
Against the Current, No. 167, November/December 2013

Two Americas -- Where Racism Lives
Against the Current, No. 166, September/October 2013

Austerity Is Not Colorblind
Against the Current, No. 165, July/August 2013

Immigration and Racial Bias
Against the Current, No. 164, May/June 2013

Lincoln, Django and Abolitionism
Against the Current, No. 163, March/April 2013

African Americans Ignored in the Age of Obama
Against the Current, No. 162, January/February 2013

Final Blow to Affirmative Action?
Against the Current, No. 161, November/December 2012

Why Race Matters in the 2012 Elections
Against the Current, No. 160, September/October 2012

Invaluable History and Important Lessons
Against the Current, No. 160, September/October 2012

Rolling Back Reconstruction
Against the Current, No. 159, July/August 2012

The Murder of Trayvon Martin
Against the Current, No. 158, May/June 2012

Who Speaks for the 99%
Against the Current, No. 157, March / April 2012

A Convergence of Realities
Against the Current, No. 156, January/February 2012

The Obama Reality Disconnect
Against the Current, No. 155, November/December 2011

Evolution not "Reinvention": Manning Marable's Malcolm X
Against the Current, No. 154, September/October 2011

A Whiff of Jim Crow
Against the Current, No. 153, July/August 2011

The Attack on American Muslims
Against the Current, No. 152, May/June 2011

Whither Social Security?
Against the Current, No. 151, March/April 2011

Prospects for African Americans
Against the Current, No. 150, January/February 2011

Race and Class: What About the Working Poor?
Against the Current, No. 149, November/December 2010

How Race Fuels Rightist Agenda
Against the Current, No. 148, September/October 2010

Arizona's Racial Profiling Push
Against the Current, No. 147, July/August 2010

Race & Class: Obama & the Politics of Protest
Against the Current, No. 146, May/June 2010

Race & Class: Obama Forgets Black Community
Against the Current, No. 145, March/April 2010

Race and Class: Blacks Still Taking the Hit
Against the Current, No. 144, January/February 2010

Right-Wing Assault, Liberal Retreat
Against the Current, No. 143, November/December 2009

Race and Class: African Americans in a Sick System
Against the Current, No. 142, September/October 2009

Race and Class: The Agenda of Pure Racism
Against the Current, No. 141, July/August 2009

The NAACP at 100
Against the Current, No. 140, May/June 2009

John Hope Franklin's Message
Against the Current, No. 140, May/June 2009

Race and Class: Downturn Undermines Black "Middle Class"
Against the Current, No. 139, March/April 2009

What Obama's Victory Means About Race and Class
Against the Current, No. 138, January/February 2009

The Financial Calamity, Blacks and Obama
Against the Current, No. 137, November/December 2008

The Elephant in the Room
Against the Current, No. 136, September/October 2008

Socialists and Barack Obama
Against the Current, No. 135, July/August 2008

Reverend Wright and Black Liberation Theology
Against the Current, No. 134, May/June 2008

A Union Defeated at United Air Lines
Against the Current, No. 134, May/June 2008

Voter ID Laws, Voter Fraud
Against the Current, No. 133, March/April 2008

Response to George Fish
Against the Current, No. 133, March/April 2008

Obama and "I Have a Dream" in 2008
Against the Current, No. 132, January/February 2008

Race and Class: What the Jena 6 Case Shows
Against the Current, No. 131, November/December 2007

Race and Class: Rolling Back Integration
Against the Current, No. 130, September/October 2007

Race and Class: Facing the New Backlash
Against the Current, No. 129, July/August 2007

Race and Class: What Is "Black Enough"?
Against the Current, No. 128, May/June 2007

Race and Class: Segregation Coming Back?
Against the Current, No. 127, March/April 2007

Racism and "Colorblind" Society
Against the Current, No. 126, January/February 2007

Racist Undercurrents in the "War on Terror"
Against the Current, No. 125, November/December 2006

Legalize Free Movement of Labor: Viewing A National Debate
Against the Current, No. 123, July/August 2006

Plight of Young Black Men: The Scars and the Crisis
Against the Current, No. 122, May/June 2006

New Strategy and Tactics for Labor in the Airlines: Beyond Bankruptcy
Against the Current, No. 121, March/April 2006

Race and Class: Paris to New Orleans
Against the Current, No. 120, January/February 2006

The Northwest Strike: Acid Test for Labor
Against the Current, No. 119, November/December 2005

The NAACP's Future
Against the Current, No. 118, September/October 2005

Pension Terminations
Against the Current, No. 117, July/August 2005

Rebellions and Black Wealth
Against the Current, No. 116, May/June 2005

Airline Bankruptcies & Workers' Control
Against the Current, No. 114, January/February 2005

A Victory on Pension at IBM
Against the Current, No. 113, November/December 2004

The Pension Crisis
Against the Current, No. 112, September/October 2004

Race and Class: Brown v. Board of Education 50 Years Later
Against the Current, No. 111, July/August 2004

Outsourcing & the Unions
Against the Current, No. 110, May/June 2004

Martin Luther King's Speech on Vietnam
Against the Current, No. 109, March/April 2004

Black Voters in 2004
Against the Current, No. 108, January/February 2004

The Defeat of Prop 54
Against the Current, No. 107, November/December 2003

Race and Class: Diversity or Equality?
Against the Current, No. 106, September/October 2003

Mechanics' Victory at United Airlines
Against the Current, No. 106, September/October 2003

Black America and the Iraq War
Against the Current, No. 104, May/June 2003

Race and Class: Defending Affirmative Action
Against the Current, No. 103, March/April 2003

United Airlines' Unfriendly Skies
Against the Current, No. 102, January/February 2003

Imperialism, Sovereignty and "Just Wars"
Against the Current, No. 101, November/December 2002

The Battle of the Docks
Against the Current, No. 101, November/December 2002

Race and Class: Cops and Videotapes
Against the Current, No. 100, September/October 2002

Race and Class: The Color-Blind Myth
Against the Current, No. 99, July/August 2002

Race and Class: Terrorism, Racism, Patriotism
Against the Current, No. 98, May/June 2002

Race and Class: Why Black Patriotism?
Against the Current, No. 97, March/April 2002

Our Enemy Is at Home
Against the Current, No. 96, January/February 2002

Indonesia: The Old Order Reviving
Against the Current, No. 95, November/December 2001

U.S. Labor as Collateral Damage
Against the Current, No. 95, November/December 2001

Race and Class: Israel's Apartheid Reality
Against the Current, No. 94, September/October 2001

Asian Americans and "Pearl Harbor"
Against the Current, No. 93, July/August 2001

The Politics of Islam, Indonesia's Ruling Elite and Democracy
Against the Current, No. 92, May/June 2001

Thieving Sons of Bushes
Against the Current, No. 91, March/April 2001

Race and Class: The Stolen Vote
Against the Current, No. 90, January/ February 2001

The Case for Reparations
Against the Current, No. 89, November/ December 2000

Race and Class: The Wealth Gap
Against the Current, No. 88, September/ October 2000

Where Is Indonesia Going?
Against the Current, No. 87, July/August 2000

Race and Class: What Counts in the Census?
Against the Current, No. 86, May/June 2000

Behind the Confederate Flag Controversy: The Unfinished Civil War
Against the Current, No. 85, March/April 2000

Racial Capitalism and the "Digital Divide"
Against the Current, No. 84, January/February 2000

East Timor and Indonesia's Political Explosion
Against the Current, No. 83, November/December 1999

Race and Class: Busing and Integration, 1975-99
Against the Current, No. 82, September/October 1999

Race and Politics: Profiling and DWB
Against the Current, No. 81, July/August 1999

Race and Politics: Indonesia's Ethnic Conflicts
Against the Current, No. 80, May/June 1999

Race and Politics: Blacks in Corporate America
Against the Current, No. 79, March/April 1999

Race and Politics
Against the Current, No. 78, January/February 1999

Race and Politics: A Color-Blind America?
Against the Current, No. 77, November/December 1998

Indonesia Update: An Economic Titanic
Against the Current, No. 76, September/October 1998

Rejoinder: The Dynamics of Revolution
Against the Current, No. 76, September/October 1998

Indonesia's Unfolding Democratic Revolution
Against the Current, No. 75, July/August 1998

Suharto's Days Are Numbered: Protests, Riots Rise as Clinton and IMF Back Dictator's Regime
Against the Current, No. 73, March/April 1998

Repression and Revival: Revolutionary Prospects for Indonesia, Part 2
Against the Current, No. 72, January/February 1998

Revolutionary Prospects for Indonesia
Against the Current, No. 71, November/December 1997

Class and the African-American Leadership Crisis
Against the Current, No. 63, July/August 1996

The Firing of Ben Chavis
Against the Current, No. 53, November/December 1994

Cornel West's Race Matters
Against the Current, No. 50, May/June 1994