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Doctors in the Class Struggle: An Interview with a Marxist Physician

Socialist Revolution sat down with a Penn Medicine resident to discuss the union campaign at the workplace. As Marx put it, “the bourgeoisie has converted the physician into its paid wage laborer.”

Operation Barbarossa: When the Nazis Invaded the Soviet Union

On June 22, 1941, the Nazis unleashed the largest invasion yet visited on the people of the Soviet Union. The Soviet people were responsible for the victory over Hitler, but the same credit does not […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: The Free Market’s Failure

Despite decades of warnings from scientists, the combined efforts of the world’s most powerful governments, best-resourced private health companies, and most prestigious institutions have been exposed as useless in the face of the CoV-SARS-2 virus.

Mass Mobilization Shuts Down Trump in Chicago

On March 11, the workers of Chicago, with the youth leading the charge, gave Donald Trump a very rude awakening, which was celebrated by activists and revolutionaries around the world.

Global Economy Teetering on the Brink

The American economy is like a cartoon character which has raced off of the edge of a cliff, suspended in midair with nothing to support it.

Are Capitalists Job Creators?

Capitalist apologists—particularly those aligned with the Republican Party—have long referred to the 1% as “job creators.” As this popular myth goes, the capitalists alone are responsible for investing in the economy (“taking risks”), thereby creating […]

Philadelphia Teachers Under Attack—Labor Must Mobilize!

The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT)—representing more than 12,000 teachers and educational professionals across the Philadelphia School District—faces a major assault. At a virtually unannounced meeting on October 6, the School Reform Commission (SRC) unanimously […]

Pittsburgh Transit: For Class-Struggle Methods

The struggle against transit cuts and union busting in Pittsburgh is now at a critical juncture. Since 2010, Democratic and Republican administrations at both the state and local level have been desperate to force the […]

Chicago Teachers Take on Rahm Emanuel

24,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union are set to strike against the dictates of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his corporate backers. In June, 90 percent of the membership voted to authorize a strike at […]

Socialized healthcare needed to defend women's health

Controversy has erupted over the Obama Administration’s directive that all employers, including religious employers, include birth control coverage in their insurance benefits. This once again reminds us that the hard-fought struggles for reproductive freedom and […]

The LGBTQ Movement and the Fight for Equality (Part One)

In this first of a three-part series on the history of the LGBTQ movement, Tom Trottier gives a general overview of the arrangement of the family and human sexuality under capitalism and looks at the […]

The Legal Lynching of Troy Davis

On September 21, 2011, Troy Davis was executed by lethal injection by the State of Georgia. Davis was accused and convicted of murdering a police officer, Mark MacPhail, despite a lack of forensic evidence at […]