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 +
In every country on earth, working people face the same conditions: attacks on wages and benefits, speedups, layoffs, broken contracts, sell-outs, and an all around lack of respect by the bosses. The Soldiers of Solidarity, initiated by rank and file members of the United Auto Workers, are saying: "Enough is Enough!" Their struggle to organize against these attacks has inspired working people internationally. We call on all workers in the U.S. and around the world, organized and unorganized, as well as the youth - the workers of tomorrow - to support their efforts 100 percent. Click here to view the messages and to send your own. For a background article by Gregg Shotwell click here.
As the Big Three U.S. auto makers gear up for a showdown with the UAW over national bargaining agreements, rank and file auto workers met across the United States in mid-December and firmly agreed that the UAW leadership must reject any concessions over wages, hours, benefits and plant closings.
The pace of events continues to accelerate. You can feel it in the air - there is a rumbling beneath the surface of American society, and it is clear that sooner rather than later, all the pent up pressure and frustration will burst onto the surface.
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