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Enron – Imperialism in Action

The ignominious collapse of Houston, Texas-based Enron – at $62 billion the largest bankruptcy is US history – is a powerful reminder of how "business as usual" is conducted in the epoch of capitalist decay […]

What Sort of Unity?

John Peterson explains the mood of the American workers after the terrorist attacks of September 11th, outlines the tasks of Marxists and argues against the reactionary idea of “national unity”.

Racism and Capitalism in Cincinnati

The murder by a white police officer of an unarmed 19-year-old black man was the spark which ignited the accumulated tinder of racism and poverty in Cincinnati last week. In the biggest “race riots” since […]

George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy

This article focuses on the background of Bush’s foreign policy, the issue of National Missile Defense, and Latin America.

Interview with Lal Khan from Pakistan

John Peterson interviews Pakistani activist and author Lal Khan for New Youth Magazine, the forerunner to Socialist Appeal.