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Of Human Bondage: The Global Traffic in Disposable Labor

Monday, August 27, 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

Monday, August 20, 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

Monday, June 25, 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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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

"Solidarity Divided" argues that unions must undergo a fundamental transformation to champion the interests of the entire working class. Is this possible?

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Book Review: Solidarity Divided

Monday, July 27, 2009

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Book Review: Solidarity Divided

by Immanuel Ness - Solidarity Divided is the first major work to address seriously - without personal attacks and exaggeration - the 2005 crisis and split of organized labor.

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Health Care or Damage Control?

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

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Health Care or Damage Control?

Capitalism cannot deliver genuine health care. A real health-care system would oppose profitable practices like hazardous work, adulterated food, industrial pollution and wars of acquisition. Putting health first requires a fundamentally different social system.

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How Can We Organize Across National Borders?

Saturday, September 8, 2007

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How Can We Organize Across National Borders?

Two principles are key to organizing across national borders: self-determination and solidarity.

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Class-Divided Unions

Friday, March 23, 2007

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Class-Divided Unions

Today's unions are cross-class organizations. They are working-class organizations of self-defense and part of the management system of capitalism.

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