Monthly Archives: January 2014

Kshama Sawant: Building a broader movement: A statement from Facts For Working People John Throne Richard Mellor Mike Benca

While I agree with their analysis completely, their solution is the same old tired Trotskyana we’ve been getting since their false god got his skull cleaved.  The authors go on about freedom within the party, while bemoaning that the CWI, … Continue reading

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Staples Plucks Postal Jobs

The postal industry was nationalized during the Hayes administration (or about then), and it was done due to public outrage as to the endless scandals in which elected officials gave plush contracts to aligned businesses, and/or political supporters. Here we … Continue reading

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Two Articles On Race By South Africans

These are two of my favorite essayists. Duncan, not unlike myself, has come under attack for identifying a new form of racism which has slithered into the Left undetected. Worse still, it is often labelled “antiracism.” As I have said … Continue reading

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MyRA: The Devil Is In the Details of the President’s New Retirement Plan for Workers

Hey worker: Bend over; drop your pants; grab your ankles and moan like you like it, and maybe I’ll give you a little reach-around. The Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that “once someone accumulates $15,000 in their account, … Continue reading

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American Crisis, By Linh Dinh

This is about Tom Paine, and like everything Dinh writes, it’s a joy. http://www.countercurrents.org/dinh290114.htm  

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The Two Faces Of Empire

Nice piece about Herman Melville’s writings and capitalism. Worth the time. http://www.countercurrents.org/grandin280114.htm

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Audio: Alternative Visions – Boeing Workers Tell Their Story of Force Concessions – 01/08/14

Jack Rasmus interviews Boeing workers who over the weekend were forced into massive concessions by a combined offensive by the Boeing Corp., in alliance with politicians, their International Union office, and suspiciously organized community groups paid by sources yet unknown.  … Continue reading

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