Election 2012 and the Auto Industry

With the long-running Republican Party primaries finally winding down, it looks like millionaire front-runner Mitt Romney will face President Obama in the November elections. Not surprisingly, the topic that will likely dominate the elections is […]

Election 2010: What Does it Mean and How Can Workers Fight Back?

    In the recent midterm elections, the Republicans made a dramatic comeback after their electoral routing just two years ago. They gained several governorships, seats in the Senate, and took full control of the […]

Where Is Labor's Voice in the 2010 Elections?

  The 2010 midterm elections are now less than a week away, and the media is ramping up its coverage of the candidates and the “issues.” And yet, with so much at stake for the […]

Jimmy John's Workers Rally in Minneapolis for Historic Union Election

October 18th, roughly 100 Jimmy John’s workers, members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and other assorted labor activists, including WIL members and supporters of Socialist Appeal, rallied in Loring Park in Minneapolis […]

Obama’s Election and the Working Class

Obama says he offers “a new kind of politics,” but for Marxists, it’s not the color of the President’s skin that determines our attitude. On all fundamentals, he represents the same interests as Bush and […]

US elections: Welcome to the “School of the Democrats”

The U.S. has elected a new president, Barack Obama. Along with the dramatic turn in the economic situation, this marks a definite turning point in the history of the country and of the world.

"Wall Street Socialism" and the US elections

It was not the immediate crisis on Wall Street that has “caused” the public outrage against the Big Business bail out. This was only the “straw that broke the camel’s back.” This has simply brought […]

The U.S. Elections and the Working Class

Elections can reveal a lot about a country, and the fast-approaching U.S. presidential election is proving to be no exception. Above all, the current election shows just how much working Americans need their own political […]

The War, the Economy, and the Elections

As the “American Dream” is transformed into an “American Nightmare,” more and more people will begin to question the very system that leads to such instability.

Super Tuesday and the U.S. Elections

The U.S. election cycle is in full swing a full nine months before voters actually go to the polls on November 4th. On "Super Tuesday" registered voters in 24 states came out to vote in […]

Election 2008 and the U.S. Working Class

As we go to press, the race to nominate the next presidential candidates of big business is still wide open. But the real question is, who will represent the working class majority of American society?

Election 2008: Follow the Money

The fact that Clinton is supported by the arms manufacturers is no surprise. Those in big business clearly know that the policies of the Democrats are good for them.