VW or The ABCs of Capitalist Profit

September 28, 2015

Caught with their hand in the cookie jar! Following the revelations of the US Environment Protection Agency, the Volkswagen Group had to admit to fraud. Eleven million of its diesel vehicles worldwide have been programmed to reduce polluting emissions during

Elections 2016: A New Opening Or Business As Usual?

September 28, 2015

Two opposing voices have emerged amidst popular disgust over politics in Washington D.C. – those of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. They have both received a great deal of media attention and have generated a visible public response. It would

The Refugee Crisis Is Our Crisis

September 20, 2015

Since the Syrian civil war began in 2011, half the entire population of Syria – more than 11.5 million people have been forced from their homes. More than 300,000 have been killed, 150,000 in the last year. Over four million

Welcome To Our Future Comrades!

September 14, 2015

Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched this weekend in London, Copenhagen, Madrid, Stockholm and other European cities to demonstrate their support for the refugees. “Refugees Welcome” and “Open the borders” could be read on the banners. More than ever, we

Report From Palestine – An Eyewitness Account

September 10, 2015

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 (Oakland, CA) It has been one year since Israel’s latest brutal assault on the people of the occupied territories of Palestine. Over 2,000 people, including 500 children, were killed in that assault. It was only the

Three Days When Labor Showed Its Power

September 3, 2015

For those of us who have jobs, Labor Day can mean a day off work to spend with family and friends or maybe overtime. Some unions may organize a barbecue. But how much does this holiday have to do with

A Recovery Only For The Rich

September 1, 2015

It has been seven years since the economic crash of 2008 – when tens of millions of workers lost their jobs and millions of families were kicked out of their homes. The government’s response to this crash is well known

Killed By Cops

September 1, 2015

In 2015, there have been 791 people killed by the police. Of those people, 103 of them were killed in the month of August alone. The youngest was 12 years old, while the oldest was 65 years old. They include

Straight Outta Compton

September 1, 2015

Straight Outta Compton is the story of the rap group NWA, which launched the careers of Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and the late Eazy-E. The story revolves around the group’s struggle to make their music while being manipulated by their

The 1934 Minneapolis General Strike

September 1, 2015

download PDF of this pamphlet Originally from Revolutionary History, Vol.2 No.1, Spring 1989. Used by permission on Marxists.org The 1934 Minneapolis Strike The Minneapolis strikes of 1934 have always occupied a special place in the historical understanding of the Trotskyist

What Future For Young People?

September 1, 2015

What kind of future is this society offering to young people today? From work to higher education, it seems like all the doors are being slammed shut. Pathways that are supposed to help you get ahead end up being dead

Puerto Rico Debt Crisis – The Rich Make The Poor Pay

September 1, 2015

On July 7, the Puerto Rico government failed to make a 5.8 million dollar payment due on the Island’s immense 72 billion dollar debt to Wall Street banks. The governor of Puerto Rico explained that the Island’s debts were unpayable