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Federal Workers Without Pay: Mass Action Needed to End Shutdown

“This really does have a higher purpose than next week’s pay,” proclaimed Trump when...

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Dreamers Betrayed – Mass Movement Urgently Needed

Editors Note: As this article went to press the Supreme Court declined to hear...

Shutdown Aftermath: Sweet Relief, But New Cuts are Planned — Tea Party and Entire Establishment Undermined

Despite what is correctly seen as a defeat for the Tea Party, both Democrats and Republicans are planning massive attacks on popular social programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security as bipartisan discussions begin in December on a new federal budget.

Statement from Socialist Candidates on Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown that began October 1st is about to enter its second week and shows no sign of coming to an end. 800,000 federal workers have been furloughed and Head Start programs that provide services to poor children are threatened while, incredibly and predictably, members of Congress, most of them millionaires, keep getting paid! As time goes on the effects of the shutdown are widening. One estimate is that a three week shutdown would lead to a 0.9% loss in GDP this year.

Capitalism’’s Dysfunction: Budget Reckoning Approaches

"“With just days remaining until a cascade of economic events crash onto Washington, the...

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