1877: A Legacy To Celebrate

March 28, 2022 by Alan Johnstone

1877: A Legacy To Celebrate

Workers’ struggles fill many of the forgotten pages of American history. The great labor uprising of 1877 is a case in point.

But What About the Wage-Price Spiral?

September 1, 2022 by Michael Schauerte

But What About the Wage-Price Spiral?

In nearly every media interview in recent months, Mick Lynch, general secretary of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and …

Petya and the Authorities

August 17, 2022 by World Socialist Party US

Petya and the Authorities

The authorities are pushing the idea of love for the motherland-nation into the heads of the common people, presenting the idea in an extremely perverted form …

Humanity on a Cross of Iron

August 7, 2022 by Stephen Shenfield

Humanity on a Cross of Iron

A surge is underway in military spending and arms sales, fueled by the war in Ukraine and the confrontation over Taiwan. Global demand for advanced …

Accidents Will Happen — And That Is No Accident

May 5, 2022 by Stephen Shenfield

Accidents Will Happen — And That Is No Accident

Accidents will happen. Under any social system. People are imperfect. They make mistakes and those mistakes sometimes cause accidents. Some accidents may be a matter …

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Capitalism, News

Court Orders Chocolates Destroyed

It has been reported that a Swiss court has ordered the food store chain Lidl to stop selling its golden-wrapped chocolate bunnies and destroy its stocks of ...

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Climate, Environment, History, Socialism, Work

Jonestown: In the Name of Socialism

Jonestown was an agricultural settlement in the rainforest of Guyana, near the northern coast of South America, set up in 1974 by members of a church known ...

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Capitalism, Climate, Environment, Science

Profit Versus Survival: Denying Climate Change

Global warming first came to wide public attention in the late 1980s. A crucial turning point was the presentation that climate scientist James Hansen made to Congress ...

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Book Review, Climate, Environment, Technology

Book Review: Charles Windsor, Harmony

The Prince of Wales [Charles Windsor], Harmony: A New Way of Looking at the World.With Tony Juniper and Ian Skelly. HarperCollins Publishers Inc., 2010 This book is about climate ...

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Environment, International relations

Deep Sea Mining — Yet Another Threat to the Environment

When there is little benefit to states, particular treaties that promote the interests of humanity as a whole can usually be concluded. Such would be the Antarctica ...

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Book Review, healthcare, History, Sport, War

Football and War

In the United States the game called either football or soccer in the rest of the world is always called soccer. American football is very different. In ...

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Imprisonment, Terror, War

Israeli Teens Refuse To Join Army

Conscientious objector Einat Gerlitz, 19, explains why she refuses to participate in the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories.

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Capitalism, Economics, Marxism

But What About the Wage-Price Spiral?

Foundation of the spiral argument In nearly every media interview in recent months, Mick Lynch, general secretary of the  National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers ...

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International relations, War

Petya and the Authorities

Introductory note. This text, published in Russian here, on the website of the Russian section of the International Workers’ Association, was written by a teenage school student ...

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healthcare, Labor movement, Politics

Nursing Homes: Understaffing and Neglect

In both the United States and Canada, understaffing at nursing homes for the elderly leads to gross neglect of helpless patients. Why?

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