On June 21, 2005, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin made a public apology for comments he had made earlier that month over the treatment of prisoners captured in the endless “war on terror” being carried out […]
In May of 2005, the common council of Syracuse, N.Y. passed a living wage ordinance, forcing companies doing business with the city to pay their workers at least $10.08 an hour, or $11.91 an hour […]
The U.S. Presidential Election of 2004 marks yet another turning point in the rapidly changing consciousness of the American working class.
An Occupation Gone Awry, and a “Job-Loss” Recovery at Home.
The Workers International League’s yearly overview of the state of the economy, perspectives for the cmoing months, and more. We encourage our readers to read and discuss this document, and above all, to join us […]
As we celebrate the holiday season and say goodbye to the year 2002, it is also a time when we look back on the preceding year and make our resolutions for the next. 2002 has […]
As the Republicans celebrate their mid-term election victory, the drums of war are growing ever louder, and the bourgeois economists insist that a sustained recovery is just around the corner. We are told that the […]
As preparations for war with Iraq continue, and prospects for the economy look bleak, John Peterson looks at the complete hypocrisy of the US government in relation to Iraq.
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.