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As Inflation Rises, Workers Have Options for Struggle

As inflation courses through the U.S. economy, the ruling class is responding with higher interest rates and other steps aimed at keeping wages lower for the workers who bear the brunt of price hikes. What demands should workers raise to fight the latest capitalist attacks on our standard of living?

Scott Cooper

January 5, 2022

Capitalist Bonanza: Share Buybacks Reached Record High in 2021

Share buybacks hit a record high in 2021, enriching investors and executives at the expense of the working class.

Otto Fors

January 4, 2022

“We’re Not All Here”: Why We Must Fight To Free Political Prisoners in 2022

As we enter 2022, many activists from BLM and other movements face years in prison. We must build a movement to demand their freedom, both to protect those specific people and to defend against state attacks on our movements in general.

Ezra Brain

January 2, 2022

“The CDC stands for Can’t Disrupt Capitalism” And Other Tweets That Capture the Moment

The internet has quite a lot to say about the new CDC guidelines for isolation. Here are some of our favorite tweets.

Left Voice

December 29, 2021

CDC Sides with Bosses Against Workers, Shortens Quarantine Time

CDC recommends shorter isolation times for people with COVID-19 despite increase in cases.

Cal Berry

December 28, 2021

Ending the Pandemic Is Not an “Individual Responsibility”

The Biden administration’s “individual responsibility” directive to “get vaccinated and boosted” is failing. The focus on vaccination only, rather than systemic solutions, is a ruling-class tactic to deflect blame away from bourgeois politicians and the capitalist system that continually places profit over lives.

Mike Pappas

December 28, 2021

LAPD Murdered a 14-Year-Old Girl in a Dressing Room. Abolish the Police

The LAPD shot into a crowded Burlington Coat Factory in the late morning of December 23. They killed a 14 year old girl trying on dresses for her quinceañera and a man allegedly involved in an assault.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

December 24, 2021

NYPD Murders Black Man Having Mental Health Crisis

Eudes Pierre, a 26-year-old Black man having a mental health crisis, was murdered by two NYPD officers early Monday morning.

Molly Rosenzweig

December 23, 2021

Build Back Better Is Dead, Like All of Biden’s Promises

Build Back Better is dead at the hands of coal baron Joe Manchin. But this isn't just about Manchin — it's a about a Democratic Party that doesn't fight for working-class and oppressed people, and an undemocratic system that blocks even the smallest reforms.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

December 22, 2021