Time to Build a Real Resistance!

SA100Cover.jpgPublishing one hundred issues of a revolutionary Marxist magazine is something of a milestone in the land of the Red Scare and Joseph McCarthy. Back in early 2002, Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and the “Neo-Cons” ruled the roost. Instead of hiding in a hole, a handful of comrades of the International Marxist Tendency decided to throw down the gauntlet in the form of a publication centered on a concrete program and perspective for world revolution.

The Ruling Class Takes Aim: Labor Must Unite and Fight!

trump trumkaIn 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. Organized labor must set a date and build for a day with no workers whatsoever—an all-out general strike to prove in practice that an injury to one is an injury to all. 

U.S. Election 2016: The Farce of American Democracy

Anti trump rallyElectoral results provide an important, albeit imperfect snapshot of the mood in society at any given time. Although they cannot reflect the full complexity of the subterranean changes taking place, they do provide valuable insights. Processes that have been quietly evolving over years and decades suddenly surface and take form.  

Election 2016: America’s Most Unwanted

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Editorial for Socialist Appeal Issue 96. Come November, Americans will get to “choose” which unpopular crook and liar will get to rule them on behalf of Wall Street for the next four years. This is not a choice. This is an undemocratic imposition by a political system set up and controlled by the two-party establishment in defense of capitalism.