Maine Communist Party Is Planning Ahead / by Benjamin Ostergaard, Communist Party of Maine

Image: WH, CPM “So what does a communist party actually do? You may have read much about Marxism and the political positions of the Communist Party USA, but you’re probably wondering, how do we move from a small political party to a sizable one that advances the development of socialism like the Communist Parties inContinue reading “Maine Communist Party Is Planning Ahead / by Benjamin Ostergaard, Communist Party of Maine”

Capitalism’s senility and socialism’s vigor are increasingly apparent to world / by Global Times

Photo: VCG Editor’s Note: For the Chinese people, the past decade has been epic and inspirational. The country, under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, has made great endeavors in boosting its economy, deepening reforms, improving the rights of its people and acting as a responsible powerContinue reading “Capitalism’s senility and socialism’s vigor are increasingly apparent to world / by Global Times”

Canadian Elites Are Engineering a Recession to Discipline Workers / by David Moscrop

Orthodox responses to recession favor “stabilizing” the economy through punishing workers and privileging capital. (Jens Büttner / Picture Alliance via Getty Images) Economic orthodoxy blames inflation on everyone except corporations and their windfall profits. It’s time to think about responding to inflation and recessions with policies that make corporations pay, not average workers. In someContinue reading “Canadian Elites Are Engineering a Recession to Discipline Workers / by David Moscrop”

The capitalist solution to ‘save’ the planet: make it an asset class & sell it / by Lynn Fries

John Bellamy Foster explains the ‘solution’ master-minded by global finance to resolve the imminent environmental crisis: create a multi-quadrillion dollars’ worth of assets on the back of everything nature does and expropriate it from the global commons to make a profit. Worse still: it is already happening. LYNN FRIES: Hello and welcome. I’m Lynn FriesContinue reading “The capitalist solution to ‘save’ the planet: make it an asset class & sell it / by Lynn Fries”

Maine Poor People’s Campaign mobilizes for national ‘Moral March on Washington’ in June / by Evan Popp

Photo: A day of action organized by the Maine Poor People’s Campaign in Bangor in 2021 | Photo courtesy of Maine Poor People’s Campaign via Facebook  Mainers from across the state will travel to Washington, D.C., next month as part of a march to demand that those in power stop ignoring the 140 million poor andContinue reading “Maine Poor People’s Campaign mobilizes for national ‘Moral March on Washington’ in June / by Evan Popp”

Building the Communist Movement is Women’s Work (and Men’s Too) / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

Analyst Taryn Fivek, in her recent article on the CPUSA website, offers explanations for women’s frequent reluctance to take part in progressive politics. She calls for more involvement of women in the struggle for socialism. Here we review some of her conclusions and argue that women’s role in struggle must be large, one reason reasonContinue reading “Building the Communist Movement is Women’s Work (and Men’s Too) / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

For African and Colonized Peoples, to understand Ukraine: De-center Europe and focus on imperialism / by Black Alliance for Peace

African students trying to get out of Ukraine have faced racism at the border. They’ve been prevented from getting on buses being told that Ukrainians come first. (Photo: BAP/WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP/GETTY) Black Alliance for Peace Statement on the Situation in the Ukraine The Black Alliance for Peace emphatically declares that the conflict in the Ukraine emergesContinue reading “For African and Colonized Peoples, to understand Ukraine: De-center Europe and focus on imperialism / by Black Alliance for Peace”

Puerto Rican union workers strike against austerity, point to U.S. responsibility / by W.T. Whitney Jr.

Public employees march to demand better salaries, adequate pensions, and better employment conditions, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Feb. 18, 2022. | Carlos Giusti – AP In Puerto Rico on Feb. 18, thousands of publicly-employed union workers, retired workers, and university students took part in a national strike and march that spread throughout the island.Continue reading “Puerto Rican union workers strike against austerity, point to U.S. responsibility / by W.T. Whitney Jr.”

America Defeats Germany for the Third Time in a Century / by Michael Hudson

Photograph Source: Travis Wise – CC BY 2.0 How the MIC, OGAM and FIRE Sectors Conquered NATO My old boss Herman Kahn, with whom I worked at the Hudson Institute in the 1970s, had a set speech that he would give at public meetings. He said that back in high school in Los Angeles, his teachersContinue reading “America Defeats Germany for the Third Time in a Century / by Michael Hudson”

Poor People’s Campaign leader, Rev. Barber, boosts unions in Buffalo talk / by Mark Gruenberg

Photo: The Buffalo baristas Rev. Barber is backing have touched off a Starbucks organizing drive across the country. Here, Starbucks workers in Superior, Colorado filed cards to join Workers United on December 30. As of mid February over 100 locations in 26 states have filed to unionize, with new petitions being announced almost daily. |Continue reading “Poor People’s Campaign leader, Rev. Barber, boosts unions in Buffalo talk / by Mark Gruenberg”