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Marxism and Women’s Oppression

Friday, March 14, 2014

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Marxism and Women’s Oppression

Book Review: The sexual division of labor, male-female relations, and existing family structures are not based on biology but on the particular historical form that capitalism has chosen in order to ensure the reproduction of the working class.

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How Inequality is Killing Us

Monday, September 2, 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

Friday, April 5, 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

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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Inequality: The Root Source of Sickness

Saturday, October 31, 2009

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Inequality: The Root Source of Sickness

America has the worst health statistics in the industrialized world because it is the most unequal society in the industrialized world. Social inequality affects the health of populations even more than access to medical care.

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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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Why I’m NOT Voting for Obama

Thursday, October 9, 2008

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Why I’m NOT Voting for Obama

Our hopes and dreams for a better life do not fit in their ballot boxes

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Engels and the WHO Report

Monday, September 1, 2008

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Engels and the WHO Report

On August 28, the World Health Organization announced that "INEQUALITIES ARE KILLING PEOPLE ON A GRAND SCALE." Has anything changed since the 19th Century? Find out in this fictional interview with Frederick Engels.

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

Sunday, May 18, 2008

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

Human beings protest their oppression with open rebellion and through symptoms of sickness and distress. The prison system crushes the rebels, medicine treats the sick, and psychiatry subordinates the distressed. The effect of psychiatric “treatment” is to resign the discontented to their lot and drug the resisters into submission.

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