Clinton Now the Clear Ruling-Class Favorite

Written by Steve Iverson Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Hillary Rodham_Clinton-cropped_-_Public_DomainIt is now quite clear that the US establishment has made its choice: Hillary Clinton is the favorite of the decisive sectors of bankers, industrialists, military brass, the conservative trade union leaders, and even key leaders of the Republican Party itself.


America the Great, Good, and Stupid: The Second Clinton-Trump Debate

Written by John Peterson Monday, 10 October 2016

Hellar Sunday evening, the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees met at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri for their second televised debate. In a country besieged by killer clowns, the liberal media's most hated buffoon and "Killary" Clinton took center stage to "debate" the issues confronting the US and the world. What followed was nothing less than a slow motion disaster—a faithful representation of the capitalist class a century after the system's "sell by" date.


Peace deal plebiscite defeated - what next for Colombia?

Written by Jorge Martín Wednesday, 05 October 2016

FARC commanders during the Caguan peace talks 1998-2002 - DEA Public Affairs On Sunday, October 2, Colombian voters rejected the agreement between the government and the FARC guerrillas “for the end of the conflict and the building of a stable and lasting peace.” Jorge Martín explains the process leading up to the referendum and what this will mean for the future of the class struggle in Colombia.


Kaepernick’s Stand Against Police Brutality

Written by Jose Manuel Tuesday, 04 October 2016

Kaepernick Kaepernick, a second-string NFL quarterback of former Super Bowl fame, provoked an eruption of vitriol and solidarity when he refused to stand during the national anthem. His explanation reverberated around the country: “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football, and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.”


Brazil: Marxist Candidates Against the System in the 2016 Municipal Elections

Written by Alex Minoru Saturday, 01 October 2016

emThe Brazilian political situation parallels the international situation, marked by instability and unpredictability.


The Trump-Clinton TV debate: Bread and circuses

Written by Alan Woods Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Trump and Clinton - Gage Skidmore CC BY-SA 4.0 In ancient Rome the ruling class maintained its hold on power by offering the people bread and circuses. Yesterday millions of people watched the first US presidential debate, held at Hofstra University, New York. This was the modern equivalent of the kind of circus that served as a spectacle to divert the attention of the masses from their miserable conditions of existence.


Childhood, Family, and the Decline of Capitalism

Written by Antonio Balmer Thursday, 08 September 2016

Homeless -_Peter_Clark_CC_BY_NC_2.0Childhood is supposed to be a simple, happy time, the ascendant years of a human’s life when, according to the traditional bourgeois world view, the possibilities for the future are wide open. Having lived through the relative prosperity of the postwar boom themselves, Baby Boomer parents confidently assured their children that they could be anything they wanted to be when they grew up.


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