Socialists support trade unions because they are the most elementary form of organization of the working class. January 11, 2008
Rank-and-file organization is needed in unions to overcome the limits of the union leadership.
January 25, 2008
In the collective fight for reforms, ordinary people are radicalized and gain a sense of their own power. February 15, 2008
The modern state is the state of the dominant class, and its main purpose is to secure the rule of that class. March 7, 2008
The working class needs its own, democratic state--a state that works itself out of a job. March 21, 2008
The U.S. political system creates an institutional arrangement whereby only two parties are presented as legitimate options. April 25, 2008
Without its own political party, leaders and political representatives, the working class will remain subordinated to the Republicans and Democrats.
May 9, 2008
Since capitalism is an international system, the working-class struggle to overcome capitalism must also be international. May 28, 2008
U.S. politicians and employers have always used anti-immigrant laws not so much to prevent the entry of all immigrant labor, as to control it. June 25, 2008
U.S. intervention has to be opposed, whether it is in the name of humanitarian intervention, spreading democracy or defending the "homeland."
July 18, 2008
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