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The Hidden History of Women’s Liberation

28. May 2014

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The Hidden History of Women’s Liberation

The organic connection between women’s liberation and socialism has been shoved so deeply down the Memory Hole that most people know nothing about it. In "Women and Class," Hal Draper brings this rich history to light.

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“Misogynist” Violence?

27. May 2014

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“Misogynist” Violence?

Elliot Rodger clearly hated the women who rejected him. However, portraying the Santa Barbara massacre as “misogynist” violence minimizes the problem and makes it harder to solve.

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Marxism and Women’s Oppression

14. March 2014

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Marxism and Women’s Oppression

The failure to distinguish between individual interests and class interests lies at the heart of the debate over whether men benefit from women’s oppression and whether women should organize separately from men.

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Rank and File Rebellion: The 1981 Ontario Hospital Strike

18. January 2014

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Rank and File Rebellion: The 1981 Ontario Hospital Strike

In 1981, Ontario hospital workers defied their employers, the government, and their own union officials to strike for nine days. Not having the legal right to strike, they struck anyway, proving that the rights you have are the ones you exercise.

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Pain on the one side, Fear on the other: Retaining members in socialist organization

9. December 2013

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Pain on the one side, Fear on the other: Retaining members in socialist organization

Exploitation and competition limit people's ability to cooperate. In order to build a cooperative socialist society, we must understand the social forces that tear our organizations apart, and we must strive with all our might to cooperate in spite of those forces.

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How Inequality is Killing Us

2. September 2013

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How Inequality is Killing Us

In "The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger," Wilkinson and Pickett challenge everything we’ve been told about why people get sick and what it takes to be healthy.

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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

5. April 2013

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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

The campaign against smoking serves as a political smokescreen to hide the damage caused by occupational and environmental pollution.

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Of Human Bondage: The Global Traffic in Disposable Labor

27. August 2012

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Of Human Bondage: The Global Traffic in Disposable Labor

The international traffic in temporary workers is Capital's latest move to accumulate more wealth by lowering the price of labor.

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Recipe for a Massacre

20. August 2012

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Recipe for a Massacre

South Africa's Marikana massacre was the inevitable result of sacrificing workers' lives to capitalist greed.

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Fighting to Win

25. June 2012

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Fighting to Win

"Reviving the Strike" argues that workers’ only real bargaining power is their ability to stop production and, to do this, workers must fight as a class. By abandoning these tactics, unions have lost their ability to defend the working class. Explains what it will take to revive the strike and regain lost ground.

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