The end of the 19th century saw the birth of imperialism. Germany, France, Britain and Belgium struggled to gain possession of markets, territory, raw materials and spheres of influence. As Germany emerged as a great […]
Originally published in the book Marxism and the USA, published by and available from Wellred. On February 9, 1950 Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin claimed that there were no fewer than two hundred Communists […]
This was the period of the most violent labor conflicts in the history of the United States. The first of these occurred with the Great Rail Strike of 1877, when rail workers across the nation […]
Originally published in the book Marxism and the USA, published by and available from Wellred. In order to understand the ideas of Marxism, it is first necessary to approach them without prejudice. This is difficult, […]
Originally published as part of Marxism and the USA By Alan Woods, available from Wellred USA. "The present work began life as a draft introduction to the American edition of Reason in Revolt. Starting out […]
Seventy years ago, one of the most important episodes of American labor was begun in the auto plants of Flint, Michigan. As the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors (GM) faced off in a […]
The United States is the richest and most powerful country on the planet. Yet despite this, the poison of racism remains an integral part of America.
The courts are just an extension of the repressive state apparatus used by the ruling class to continue its political and economic dominance. Any attempt to portray the courts as standing above politics is a […]
To understand the present war that is taking place in Afghanistan, one must take into consideration the factors that have shaped the history of this tragic land. Doctor Zayar gives an overview of the history […]
While middle class feminists regard the oppression of women as an inherent biological trait of men, Marxism explains that the root of women’s oppression lies not in biology, but in social conditions.