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Defend Ukraine independence! Demand Moscow’s troops out now – The Militant

‘Russia is not Putin’Inside Russia opponents of the war continue to find ways to express their opposition to the slaughter.“I hear the voices of Russia” is the title of a series of artworks created by Alisa Gorshenina in Nizhny Tagil, a city in the Urals. One piece repeats the phrase, “We are against the war” in different languages.“Russia…

Fight for working people to control derailment cleanup – The Militant

Debate over the road forwardKnocking on doors a few blocks from the derailment site March 15, members of the Socialist Workers Party found a wide range of opinions. Some told us they “trust what the government is doing,” but that seemed to be a minority view.Lon Berresford, a carpenter who lives just south of the tracks, said he and his wife weren’t…

‘I appreciate this book’ – The Militant

‘I appreciate this book’ – The Militant From the Dominican Republic and on behalf of the Sugarcane Workers Union UTC, we send our appreciation for the writings by George Novack in Labor, Nature, and the Evolution of Humanity. We were pleased to read George Novack’s biography (1905-92) and about his joining the Socialist Workers Party in the…

Communists in Iran were in thick of popular revolution – The Militant

....By the early 1980s, however, the bourgeoisie and Islamic Republic were employing increasingly brutal repression to turn back and defeat struggles by working people and the oppressed, consolidating the rulers’ counterrevolutionary clutch at home.After Iranian military forces pushed Saddam Hussein’s invading army back across the border in mid-1982…

Part 5/5 Piketty or Marx?

Piketty or Marx? Capital in the Twenty-first century: a fundamental criticism Part 5 (last)James MillerPiketty does not mention the growth of credit, except in one instance, where he says,"Broadly speaking, the 1970s and 1980s witnessed an extensive "financialization" of the global economy, which altered the structure of wealth in the sense that the…

Part 4 of 5 of: Piketty or Marx? Capital in the Twenty-first century: a fundamental criticism by James Miller

Part 4 WagesMarx explained that the source of bourgeois wealth was the ability of capital to capture and retain a portion of the value created by workers in the production process. This portion is called surplus value (which can be broken down principally into profits, interest and rent). The workers subsist on a limited wage, usually sufficient to…

Fight for workers control of the railroads – The Militant

This statement was released March 1 by Henry Dennison, a rail worker, member of SMART-TD union, and member of the Socialist Workers Party in Seattle.The disastrous train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, and the ongoing damage it is doing to the lives, health, and livelihoods of workers, farmers and small-business owners throughout the area is a clear…

Socialist Workers Party speaks out against Jew-hatred in the Bay Area – The Militant

[....] Anti-Jewish attacks have increased in California and the U.S. in recent years.Socialist Workers Party member Carole Lesnick delivered a letter of solidarity on behalf of the party to the Schneerson Center. She also sent letters urging unionists and others to speak out against antisemitism that were printed in the East Bay Times, Mercury News/San…

Residents, rail workers fight toxic effects of Ohio disaster – The Militant

[....] Rail workers — who have more than enough familiarity with the disdain for the conditions they labor under and the effects that has on working people who live by the tracks — are discussing the need for union control over rail operations.Militant worker-correspondents met Tish McDevitt, who lives in Negley, just south of East Palestine…

Piketty or Marx? Capital in the Twenty-first Century: a fundamental criticism — Part 3

Piketty or Marx? Capital in the Twenty-first Century: a fundamental criticismPart 3 Transition to capitalist productionFor his part, Piketty doesn't mention the transition from feudalism to capitalism, which was a very slow process until the late 18th century, impeded by the persistent strength of medieval traditions, protected by the monarchy and the…

Recommended Read: Piketty or Marx? Capital in the Twenty-first Century: a fundamental criticism — Part 3

Piketty or Marx? Capital in the Twenty-first Century: a fundamental criticismPart 3 Transition to capitalist productionFor his part, Piketty doesn't mention the transition from feudalism to capitalism, which was a very slow process until the late 18th century, impeded by the persistent strength of medieval traditions, protected by the monarchy and the…

Recommended read — My Daughter Exists: A Post Mortem

The Union of Workers Welcomes Author Michael Zimmerman for a Second Time: My Daughter Exists: A Post MortemArticle by Michal ZimmermanEdited by David Rowlands[....] Yola Kipcak writes, "In critiquing one crude philosophy, Queer Theory goes to the other extreme and adopts its mirror image. No phenomenon coincides directly with the general categories…

1918: Soviet forces liberate Ukraine, inspire fighters worldwide – The Militant

My Life: An Attempt at an Autobiography by Leon Trotsky is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for February. Under V.I. Lenin, Trotsky was a central leader of the Russian Revolution, including as foreign minister of the young Soviet republic. He led the Russian delegation in 1917-18 talks to end the war with representatives of the belligerent…

FBI admits to spying on Catholics, calls them ‘extremists’ – The Militant

[....] the FBI has a decadeslong record of just such unconstitutional attacks on freedom of speech, worship, assembly and more.Its most recent assault dovetails with the partisan drive by Democrats and the middle-class left to paint Republicans, especially those who are Catholics, as dangerous, racists and  opponents of women’s rights. Some 70…

Jew-hatred for the 21st century: a review of “Satan at the Fountainhead: The Israel Lobby and the Financial Crisis” by Caleb Maupin

On page 270 of Satan at the Fountainhead: The Israel Lobby and the Financial Crisis,  Caleb Maupin defines the source of 19th century European anti-Semitism as: “....the reason for rising poverty as well as the decline of traditional values….” Maupin tells us this kind of anti-Semitism no longer exists: revulsion over the Holocaust wiped it out…

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As Washington shoots Chinese balloon down, tensions grow – The Militant

....For years the U.S. rulers have sought to contain the rulers of China and especially limit their acquisition of military technology. Washington views their growing economic, political and military clout as a challenge to its decadeslong supremacy in the Pacific, the biggest prize it won when it came out of the second imperialist world war as top…

Pro-unification forces gain ground in Northern Ireland – The Militant

....workers in Northern Ireland have engaged in labor actions with fellow workers across the U.K. to fight declining real wages and worsening working conditions. Workers from Protestant and Catholic communities, as well as immigrants, are involved. Some 20,000 health workers, members of Unite, Unison and the Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance…

As truth about train spill leaks out, rail workers look to fight for safety – The Militant

....In a statement, Candace Wagner, the 2022 Socialist Workers Party candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, a freight rail conductor and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen member based in Pittsburgh, 40 miles from East Palestine, said: “We’re beginning to see the consequences of this most recent train derailment in northern Ohio…

Piketty or Marx? Capital in the Twenty-first century: a fundamental criticism by James Miller

Piketty or Marx? Capital in the Twenty-first century: a fundamental criticismPart 1Preliminary remarksThomas Piketty's 2014 book, Capital in the Twenty-first Century, made a big splash among economists and the major media when it was released in 2013. Weighing in at over 750 pages, and with several appendices, it gave the appearance of being a solid…

Political crises of US capitalist rulers’ two parties deepen heading to 2024 – The Militant

[....]   Both parties fear deepening struggles by working people for things we need — higher wages, cost-of-living protection against the scourge of inflation, more effective health care, retirement pay we can live on, livable work schedules and more.[....]   Republicans, Trump opposes cuts to Social Security and Medicare, making this part of…

Memphis cops charged with murder in killing of Tyre Nichols – The Militant

[....]  Modest protests against the murder took place in Memphis and nationwide, reflecting the fact the cops involved had been charged with murder and face up to 60 years in prison. Nichols’ parents urged people to protest, and urged them to do so without violence or disruption, a request that was largely followed.Memphis cops charged with murder…

Paul Ehrlich is still peddling ‘population bomb’ hysteria – The Militant

[....] If you tuned into “60 Minutes” on Jan. 1 you heard Paul Ehrlich, a Stanford University biologist, tell the audience, “I and the vast majority of my colleagues think we’ve had it; that the next few decades will be the end of the kind of civilization we’re used to.”It’s the same prediction Ehrlich made in his 1968 bestseller The…

Atlanta cop attack, antifa riot leads to ‘terrorism’ charges – The Militant

Road to women’s emancipation debated at US women’s marches – The Militant

[....]  Speaking during an open mic at the end of the program, Ilona Gersh, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Chicago mayor, started from a working-class perspective.“Birth rates are down, suicide and drug addiction are increasing, young adults are forced to live with their parents for an extended time,” Gersh said. “We need a union-led…


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