Deepening The Higher Education Divide

By Sherry Linkon, Working-Class Perspectives. -

American mythology promises upward mobility, and college can provide an important first step up the class ladder. With the rise of the “knowledge economy” and the decline of industrial jobs and [...]

America’s New Class War

By Chris Hedges, Scheer Post. -

There is one last hope for the United States. It does not lie in the ballot box. It lies in the union organizing and strikes by workers at Amazon, Starbucks, Uber, Lyft, John Deere, Kellogg, the [...]

A Program For A Future Society That We Will Build In The Present

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

In October 2021, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a report that received barely any attention: the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021, notably subtitled Unmasking [...]

When Revolutionary Moments Arise Again — What Will We Do?

By Anton Woronczuk, Truthout. -

The world is in a prolonged period of global unrest. Since the financial crisis of 2008, every region of the planet has experienced levels of mass protest unprecedented in recent history, from [...]

The Capitalist Death-Drive, Afghan Sanctions, Attack On Medicare

Lee Camp looks at how the capitalist system sits at the heart of the worst problems facing society. In this history lesson, Camp takes you back to the feudal system, to the creation of [...]

Rising Food Prices Could Spark Famine, War, And Revolution In 2022

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Washington – Already dealing with the economic fallout from a protracted pandemic, the rapidly rising prices of food and other key commodities have many fearing that unprecedented political and [...]

We Have To Stand On Our Ground

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Almost every single child on the planet (over 80% of them) had their education disrupted by the pandemic, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural (UNESCO) agency. [...]

Nabisco Workers Hope Strike Inspires Others

By Dan Dimaggio, Labor Notes. -

A month-long strike by Nabisco workers beat back the snack-maker’s bid to introduce a two-tier health care plan and switch them onto 12-hour shifts. Employer contributions to workers’ 401(k) [...]

COVID Hit The Working Class Hardest, But The Traditional Left Is Deaf To Them

By Dakotah Lilly, RT. -

The ruling class across Europe and in the US would rather see people divided than united against oligarchy, that’s why Left populism coupled with the working-class outlook represents a greater [...]

Diesel Emissions In Major US Cities Disproportionately Harm Communities Of Color

By Kristoffer Tigue, Inside Climate News. -

Studies have long pointed to air pollution in the United States disproportionately harming poor and minority communities. But a pair of recent studies that examined tailpipe pollution in major [...]

Beneath Striketober Fanfare, The Lower Frequencies Of Class Struggle

By Luis Feliz Leon And Maximillian Alvarez, Labor Notes. -

As the rich and comfortable stayed indoors and rode out the worst months of the pandemic on their Peloton bikes, workers around the country shifted into a different gear. Ten thousand farming [...]

Deadly US Sanctions Are Exacerbating The Pandemic Globally

By Margaret Flowers, Truthout. -

There was a sigh of relief for people who are concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic when President Biden took office in January. After a year of COVID denial, Biden promised to “follow the [...]

The Race Class Narrative Can Win

By Anika Fassia And Tinselyn Simms, Dissent Magazine. -

We’re glad to be at a point in American political discourse where the question being posed is how to talk about race and class, rather than whether to do so. For too long, many on the left, [...]

A Unified Story For A Divided World

By Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò, Dissent Magazine. -

Wars of position rage between “race reductionists” who insist on the political primacy of race and their “class reductionist” counterparts. But some of us, especially those of us who make use of [...]

Intersectional Class Struggle: From Shared Oppression To Unified Resistance

By Michael Beyea Reagan, Roar Magazine. -

A fifth of the way through the 21st century, our world is riven by conflict and catastrophe and COVID-19 is accelerating our crises. The global pandemic has killed millions of people, with race, [...]