Capitalism and the tyranny of time

October 5, 2014


Capitalism and the tyranny of time  (source:  Redline ) by Kate Jeffrey When we say “class struggle”, the images that come to mind are usually of strikes and picket lines, of go-slows and mass meetings, of union flags carried proudly on demonstrations. Even in times of relative industrial peace, workers and bosses engage in a constant […]

Posted in: labor, marxism

How should workers respond to right wing voter intimidation?

September 23, 2014


How should workers respond to right wing voter intimidation?  J Leslie An ultraright militia group called the Wisconsin Poll Watcher Militia, in an effort to suppress minority voting in the Wisconsin election, is planning to show up armed at polling places in majority Black precincts. The so-called Poll Watcher Militia wants to help reactionary Governor […]

Can “Leftists” Support Imperialist Intervention?

September 23, 2014


Can “Leftists” Support Imperialist Intervention? Jay Leslie Strangely fitting that International Viewpoint should publish the article, Why Danish leftists supported military aid to Iraq, so close to the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One. In August, the Red-Green Alliance (RGA) parliamentary group voted to support the use of a Danish military air […]

Zionists trying to shut down Temple SJP

September 13, 2014


Zionists trying to shut down Temple SJP In an incident that allegedly occurred during Temple Fest, a day where student organizations set up tables to tell fellow students about their activities, members of Temple University Students for Justice in Palestine were harassed by a pro-Zionist student. During the exchange, the Zionist student alleges that he […]

Chris Christie’s Savage Assault on Workers

September 12, 2014


Chris Christie’s  Savage Assault on Workers J Leslie Governor, Chris Christie,  renewed his attacks on public employees in New Jersey in August. Citing the so-called “Cadillac Tax” on health benefits under Obamacare, which he claims will further raise the tax burden on the state’s citizens, he called for more cuts in public worker health care and […]

Posted in: austerity, labor, US Politics

Palestine: Gaza Remains a Giant Holding Cell

September 10, 2014


Palestine: Gaza Remains a Giant Holding Cell [reprinted from Issue No. 318 (Sept. 10, 2014) of Informations Ouvrières (Labor News), the weekly newspaper of the Independent Workers Party of France. The translation is by The Organizer newspaper.] Since the end of the Israeli bombings of Gaza in late August, the media have been silent on […]

Nationwide protests target police killers

September 7, 2014


Nationwide protests target police killers by Barry Sheppard (source: Green Left Weekly) Thousands marched in Staten Island, New York City, on August 23 to protest against the police murder of an unarmed Black man, Eric Garner, in July. The action was led by Reverend Al Sharpton, who has been outspoken against police brutality since the […]

Posted in: police brutality, racism

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