“A phantom is haunting Europe.” With this celebrated phrase, Marx and Engels proclaimed the dawn of a new stage in human history. Now a phantom is haunting, not just Europe, but the whole world.
The history of the Democratic Party shows that the only way for the working class to fight for a new system is through a party that is not rooted in capitalism.
The social costs of the next recession will be borne first by the working class. No level of sustained economic growth under capitalism will reverse the exploitation of workers that drives that growth.
On November 5, there will be City Council elections in Seattle. Amazon is directly intervening in these elections with a view toward defeating council member Kshama Sawant.
The poor, minorities, and immigrants are not to blame for the opioid crisis in America. The blame lies squarely with a system based on alienation, exploitation, and misery.
On the morning of October 22, Max, a comrade of Fightback (the IMT in Canada) was arrested by plainclothes police.
Dozens of major cities in the United States are dealing with housing crises, but California exhibits some of the most acute symptoms.
A powerful revolutionary movement has erupted in Lebanon, spanning the entire country and dramatically changing the political situation.
Disney theme park workers bring dreams to life for millions of people every year. This comes at the cost of nightmarish working conditions.
Chile is living through a historic mobilization of a level not seen since the protests that toppled the dictator Pinochet.
Mass shootings are part of the terrible “new normality” of 21st century America. Liberals and conservatives can’t offer a solution to this problem—only socialist policies can eliminate the root causes of gun violence.
The new Joker film reimagines the classic villain as the victim of a system that abandons the mentally ill and leaves people to languish in a manufactured poverty.