This document, originally written in April/May of 2002 appeared in the special July 4 edition of Socialist Appeal of that same year.
The anti-globalization, anti-war, and labor movements need to unite under a working-class leadership to fight for a socialist solution to the problems facing working people in the US and internationally.
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”.
The events of the morning of September 11th have shaken the entire world. One single terrorist attack has not only shocked masses of people out of their daily lives, it has crippled the world economy.
With support from the Democratic leadership, Congress passed the Bush education plan, which will require public schools to administer basic skills tests in math and reading to students in grades 3 to 8 by the […]