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The politics of degenerate capitalism

The rulers are not about to sit back and let revolt freely develop. All sorts of reactionary ideas and attitudes have been ushered into the mainstream of politics and the media. Continue reading

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Attacks on organizing

The number of unionized workers in the U.S. last year dropped by 400,000 members, to 14.3 million workers. Assaults on unions like right-to-work legislation in Indiana and Michigan and laws narrowing the right to union representation in Wisconsin had a huge impact on unions. The most important development is the transformation of union leadership from being militant fighters to contract concessionary specialists and corporation supporters. Continue reading

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One billionaire, one vote

From the new July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Editorial One billionaire, one vote “For Sale” signs for public offices will be popping up all over the country following Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s stunning victory this month over the … Continue reading

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‘We are one’ campaign

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: ‘We are one’ campaign Oakland, Calif.–Dozens of labor groups rallied at Frank Ogawa Plaza on April 4th as part of the nationwide We Are One campaign in support of public … Continue reading

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Militant labor and corporate attacks

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Militant labor and corporate attacks Detroit–A new militant spirit in labor is now coming into play, sparked by the militant struggle against the onslaught of Wisconsin unionized public workers. This … Continue reading

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The wars at home

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011 Part II of Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2011-2012 Revolution and counter-revolution take world stage Contents: I. The Arab Spring II. The wars at home III. Japan: earthquake, tsunami and meltdown … Continue reading

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May-June 2011 issue of News & Letters is available online

The May-June 2011 issue of News & Letters is available online News & Letters, Vol. 56, No. 3 May-June 2011 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2011-2011 Revolution and … Continue reading

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