The expectation of rising living standards for each generation of U.S. workers has given way to a low-wage economy where it's a struggle to get by.
September 12, 2008
Despite new evidence of atrocities carried out by U.S. forces and their allies in Afghanistan, the two U.S. ruling parties are escalating the war.
September 11, 2008
Sneering at Barack Obama and snarling about the "liberal" media, the Christian Right has made a triumphant return to the spotlight in the Republican Party. September 10, 2008
Production lines at one of the world's most powerful corporations ground to a halt when workers went on strike over wages, health care and outsourcing. September 9, 2008
Police repression of peaceful protesters was rampant in Minneapolis-St. Paul during the Republican National Convention. September 5, 2008
Barack Obama's convention speech says a lot about how he sees the current political situation, and what he proposes to do about it. September 11, 2008
Italy's immigrants have been the victims of escalating attacks since the victory of right-wing parties in elections last spring. September 10, 2008
The government bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could cost tens of billions of dollars--and taxpayers will be the ones to pay. September 9, 2008
At their conferences in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Iraq Veterans Against the War and Veterans for Peace discussed and debated the struggle ahead. September 8, 2008
Dr. Sami Al-Arian was finally released on bail and reunited with his family for the first time since the Feds' witch-hunt began with his arrest in 2003. September 4, 2008
HBO's miniseries Generation Kill, about the early days of the Iraq war, was written by the same team that created The Wire. September 4, 2008
Capitalism divides the working class, based on sexual, racial and other distinctions, with specially oppressed groups suffering the most. December 13, 2013
Capitalism divides the working class, based on sexual, racial and national distinctions, with specially oppressed groups suffering the most. September 12, 2008
The critical sticking point for striking teachers in Bellevue, Wash., is the school district's scripted daily lessons. September 10, 2008
Over 800 leaders and activists in United Teachers Los Angeles began preparations for a possible strike at the union's recent leadership conference. September 2, 2008
It's the 25th anniversary of War Games, a movie gem with an all-too-relevant take on the arms race. August 28, 2008
Activists came out to protest a U.S. Customs and Border Protection recruitment event at the Clarion Hotel in downtown Rochester. September 3, 2008
Two hundred members of the Washington State Nurses Association picketed the University of Washington Medical Center in their contract dispute with the UW administration. September 10, 2008
Sign up for e-mail alerts from SocialistWorker.org.
Published by the International Socialist Organization