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“The U.S. government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country’s citizens, but is instead ruled by those of the rich and powerful.” This quote isn’t some declaration from socialists; this is the...

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Arundhati Roy’s most recent polemic against injustice, Capitalism: A Ghost Story, is a sturdy demolition of the ruling classes’ sprawling edifice of lies. ...

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The Transitional Program, by Leon Trotsky Capitalism is facing a crisis of legitimacy. We’re given war, poverty, and environmental destruction to satisfy the profits of a tiny minority. The 1%  get bailed out for bringing the...

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“The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e. the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.” -Karl Marx,...

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Necessary to clarify ideas upon which successful struggles of European working class will be conducted Peter Taaffe, from Socialism Today (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party, England & Wales) The Greek finance minister is a...

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You’ve heard of Marx and Engels. They might have been briefly mentioned and then dismissed in your high school English or history class. Something about capitalism, revolution, “proletariat,” and “bourgeoisie” – whatever those mean. But...

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Eleanor Marx played a pivotal role in the mass strikes in the East End of London in the 19th century and campaigned for a mass workers’ party. She was to the forefront of the struggle...

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Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government! Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) On Friday, October 3rd, with protests ranks dipping after six days of occupations, standoffs with police,...

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It is 130 years since the publication of The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State, by Friedrich Engels. Long considered by Marxists an important text regarding the origin of women’s oppression, it...

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Thomas Piketty: The New Marx? Hannah Sell, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales) The poorest fifth of Britain’s households are among the most economically deprived in Western Europe with living standards on a par with...

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