On 28 June 1969, a riot just outside the Stonewall Inn bar in NYC marked a turning point in the fight for the emancipation of LGBTQ people.
The historical struggle for “forty acres and a mule” demonstrates that inequality, racism, and oppression are hardwired into capitalism.
The capitalists in the service sector have relied on the tipping system to keep wages abysmally low. But sooner or later the growing discontent will find an outlet.
Successful strikes require preparation and leadership with a clear, class-independent vision. Our aim is not to let off steam but to challenge the bosses’ right to rule.
With the relatively high living standards of the postwar boom now long gone, the burning question of the US labor movement is — how can we fight back, and win?
From a tiny handful of activists in Oakland, the Black Panther Party grew to national and international prominence, electrifying millions around the world. In this article, we analyze the party’s history and lessons.
The period of the 1960s and early 1970s was one of upheaval around the world. The USA was not exempt from these powerful social movements.
By analyzing the program of the Black Panther Party, many lessons can be learned which can be applied in today’s struggle against capitalist exploitation and oppression.
This document was passed at the 2008 National Congress of the US Section of the IMT. To fight racism, we must fight capitalism!
Most historians present a caricatured version of the American Revolution; in reality, it was a bourgeois democratic revolution on a scale never before seen in history.
In 1947, Taft-Hartley was passed with strong support from both the Democrats and Republicans. We take a look at the history leading up to this draconian legislation against unions and its consequences.
In every major country, the working class has built political parties to combat the capitalists in the political arena, with one exception: the working class in the United States has not yet built its own political […]