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El pasado mes de junio, Amazon compró la cadena de supermercados Whole Foods por 13,7 billones de dólares, siguiendo su política de expansión corporativa. Los trabajadores de Whole Foods, mal pagados, pero que ya conocen...

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Trillions of dollars were liquidated in major stock market corrections during the first week of February. While the mainstream capitalist media are trying to reassure themselves that the economic “fundamentals” are sound, the stock market...

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All political and economic power to the workers and the people! Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Venezuela) Electoral defeats of the right and increase in dissatisfaction with the bureaucracy Since the victory of the government in...

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Comienzan a moverse nuevos sectores de la clase trabajadora. Los trabajadores de los supermercados Target en Christiansburg, Virginia, se declararon en huelga durante cinco días en septiembre, consiguiendo su principal reivindicación relacionada con la discriminación...

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With the rise of technology, the invention of the internet, and an overall shift towards convenience, the retail industry as we know it is changing rapidly. Amazon, Jeff Bezos’ multi-billion dollar corporation, is becoming the...

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People’s Bank of China governor warns economic bubble could burst chinaworker.info statement (2nd in our three-part series of articles on October’s 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party) There are a great many “Ponzi” features present...

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The financial crisis of 2007/08 delivered a shock to the capitalist system from which it is yet to recover. It cut across globalisation – and the triumphalism that followed the collapse of Stalinism. HANNAH SELL...

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The realities of Seattle’s $15/hr minimum wage are troublesome for conservative Chicken Littles who warned that it would collapse Seattle’s economy. Propelled by workers and led by 15 Now and Socialist Alternative, the $15 movement...

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Big business is increasingly taking over the housing sector – social rented as well as private ownership. The results have been devastating as tenants face sky-high rents, fewer rights, worsening conditions, and government policies of...

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On April 26, the Trump administration unveiled a tax reform proposal that calls for slashing rates paid by the rich and big business. If passed, the plan would carry out a massive upward transfer of...

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