The capitalist system has put humanity in an emergency situation, facing global pandemics, endless wars and militarism, racism, oppression, inequality, the exploitation of the majority of the world’s people, and an environmental catastrophe that threatens all life on this planet. This is not a future we can accept.
For over a year now, we have faced a series of ongoing crises. Like an X-ray, these crises have exposed the functioning of the capitalist system – the rule of the bosses and bankers that exploit and oppress the majority of the people of the world. The sickness and death from the pandemic, and the resulting economic crisis, have pushed more people into desperation and hardship. Read more
The problems in education can’t be solved within a single classroom or school. Education in every society serves to maintain the existing order and to socialize young people to function within it. That means educating children to function in the capitalist system, a system based on the exploitation of the overwhelming majority of people on the planet. It’s a system rooted in genocide, racism, endless war and climate catastrophe. Read more
The U.S. military machine is a threat to the workers and poor of all nations. The ruling class, their media, and political parties are trying to prepare us for more wars around the world. The hundreds of billions of dollars spent every year to build and maintain their killing machine could be used to provide for our real needs, like housing, healthcare, jobs, education and more. These are the real interests of working-class people, no matter where we live. This is what we need to fight for. Read more
Even before the pandemic, we were already facing a housing crisis. Record numbers of people were paying nearly half their income in rent, often cramming multiple people into small apartments. Tent cities were on the rise. Millions had to live far from work to afford housing, adding hours to their commute. Since the pandemic, all of this has only gotten worse… Read More