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Originally published at SocialistWorld.net 04/18/2016 A new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, analyses the downward course of the U.S. economy – and the limits of the whole capitalist system Peter Taaffe, from...

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The lyrical devices Prince applied bent the boundaries of the profane and spiritual. ...

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This weekend marks the centenary of the Easter 1916 Rising against British rule in Ireland. For many working class people in Ireland this event is regarded as a key defining event in Irish history, with...

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From labor leader to five-time Socialist Party candidate for president, Eugene V. Debs was the voice of American workers in revolt. Like Bernie Sanders today, he inspired millions of working-class and young people looking for...

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To young women around the world Beyonce represents something to strive toward. She is what millions of women and girls listen to when they wake up in the morning, get dressed, and go to school...

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Whether it’s racial slurs in the locker room or media narratives playing into old stereotypes, sports shed a spotlight on the racism that pervades our society. This year’s Super Bowl put racism, and resistance to...

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“I’d go in certain parts of the world, and they were singing it in the streets,” he said of “Alright,” which became an unofficial anthem for the movement. “When it’s outside of the concerts, then...

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The Big Short brings an understanding of the housing collapse to a mass audience, while exposing the underlying corruption of the financial system....

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“To achieve success, whatever the job we have, we must pay a price.” – Vince Lombardi As the regular season of National Football League (NFL) is winding down, “Concussion,” a major motion picture threatens to...

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The media and Hollywood have done their duty in keeping the spirit of Malcolm alive, making his face an almost “cool” image to display. But only by reading his words can one begin to understand...

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