The Ruling Class Takes Aim: Labor Must Unite and Fight!
In classic "divide and rule" fashion, Donald Trump seeks to drive a wedge into the working class. By giving tiny crumbs to a few and scapegoating others, he hopes to distract us from the real source of the problems faced by all workers: capitalism. Read More +
Trump’s First Week: Welcome to the New Normality
It’s been a stormy week for America’s CEO: a flurry of calls and meetings, a whirlwind of Tweets and press conferences, a blizzard of executive orders flying off his desk. In just a few days, Trump has set his stamp on US and world politics, economics, and relations. Read More +
Steve Bannon: Kingmaker or Pawn?
When Steve Bannon took over as the head of Trump's floundering, disorganized, and underfunded campaign, electoral victory seemed a dim possibility. How different everything looks now. Read More +
Fighting for Socialism in the Trump Era
For ease of navigation, we have compiled our articles covering the 2016 Presidential Election and its results into one place and will update this as our coverage continues. Read More +
On Wednesday, July 28th, hundreds of
protesters gathered outside the Ritz-Carlton luxury hotel in St. Louis
while Bush and top Republican Party members dined inside at a $2000 per
plate fundraising banquet.
In recent months, millions of immigrants and their supporters have hit the streets in the most massive social mobilization in decades. No longer afraid of "la migra" (the INS), and feeling the strength and solidarity of their numbers, the sleeping giant of the immigrants’ rights movement has begun to stir on a grand scale.
The pendulum of the class struggle, which has been swinging mercilessly against working people for the past twenty-five years, is starting to swing the other way, with the beginnings of a fight back by the working class. The period we have entered may well be far more similar to the turbulent 1930s than the relatively stable post-war period. It is important to keep this in mind when analyzing the processes developing within U.S. society.
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