G.W. Bush
The Bush Tax Cuts & Class Division in America

Coming into office with a budget surplus in the trillions of dollars, the Bush Administration has successfully emptied the world’s largest coffers—and then some. All this in less than five years.

The Iraq Quagmire Deepens

Seemingly overnight, the mood of the American people has finally turned against the war in Iraq, and millions who were initially cowed by the bellicose triumphalism of Washington are now openly questioning it.

Health Care Woes

It is no secret that we live in an age where the average working person has two things constantly looming over them. Those two omnipresent worries are to maintain a steady paycheck and to maintain […]

The Death of a City

History has made it clear: the capitalist elite seems most happy while the masses suffer. Things that are detrimental to the lives of the working majority go to the financial benefit of the ruling few. […]

Bush's Education Agenda

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 […]

The Death of a City

History has made it clear: the capitalist elite seems most happy while the masses suffer. Things that are detrimental to the lives of the working majority go to the financial benefit of the ruling few. […]

Sweeney Speaks Up About the Elections

No matter how many promises the current labor leadership makes, they are not interested in doing the only thing that can really improve the lives of working people – break with the two parties of […]

The New Orleans Disaster: the Real Face of “Capitalism of the 21st Century”

As disaster hits Texas, we republish our article on Katrina, which struck exactly 12 years ago.

War, Occupation, Torture, Apologies

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 […]

The Fight for a Living Wage: For a Class-Independent Mass Party of Labor

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 […]

A First Look at U.S. Election 2004: “Democracy” Rears Its Ugly Head

The U.S. Presidential Election of 2004 marks yet another turning point in the rapidly changing consciousness of the American working class.

Between Iraq and a Hard Place: An Occupation Gone Awry, and a “Job-Loss” Recovery at Home

An Occupation Gone Awry, and a “Job-Loss” Recovery at Home.