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Class Struggle

Women, Life, Freedom: Strategic Perspectives on the Iranian Revolt

Over a month after a historic feminist revolt broke out in Iran, what is the significance of the these protests? What strategic lessons can we take from the experience of the Iranian Revolution to push this struggle toward a victory?

Maryam Alaniz

October 28, 2022

Protests throughout Global South Signal International Opposition to Austerity

Across the world, people are fighting back against the rising cost of living and austerity imposed by central banks and imperialist-led organizations like the IMF. For these struggles to win their demands, working-class leadership and organization, along with international class solidarity, are essential.

Sam Carliner

September 11, 2022

Oppression, Class Struggle, and Other Things Jacobin Doesn’t Care About

Jacobin Magazine recently released its first issue of 2022. The issue is full of defenses for the Democratic Party, but it has no articles about either class struggle or the oppressed.

Ezra Brain

February 27, 2022

Workers at Three Amazon Warehouses Wage Unionization Battle

Despite Amazon’s union busting, workers at three warehouses are fighting to unionize. If successful, they could help create fighting forces for the working class.

Molly Rosenzweig

February 6, 2022

2022: More Wealthy People and Far More Poor People. We Need to Fight Back

After almost two years of pandemic, the inequality gap has increased: 10 percent of the global population now receives 52 percent of global income, according to the World Inequality Report.

Luigi Morris

January 1, 2022

The Shorter Workweek and a Revolutionary Program for Working Hours

Shortening the workweek has become an issue in the French presidential campaign. Workers there won a 35-hour standard in 2000, but the bosses circumvent the law. Many workers are now demanding a 32-hour workweek. While the French system differs that of the United States, the Marxist argument for reducing working time spelled out here — and how to win that demand — applies to workers everywhere.

Camille Münzer

December 6, 2021

Nabisco Workers Face Pay Cuts While the Company Doubles Its Profits

After working mandatory overtime during the pandemic, including 16-hour shifts and seven-day weeks, Nabisco workers in five states are striking in protest of their bosses’ attempts to cut their pay and healthcare, and divide their union.

Rose Lemlich

August 26, 2021

Protests Erupt Across Afghanistan in Defiance of Taliban Rule

For the past three days, Afghans in at least four cities have taken to the streets to resist the return of the Taliban in protests led by women and youth. Though the protests are small, they signal a way out of a crisis created by U.S. imperialism that does not rely on local or foreign foes.

Maryam Alaniz

August 20, 2021

Forced to Work 80 Hours a Week, Frito-Lay Factory Workers Are on Strike for Their Lives

As prices for basic consumer goods rise, corporations like PepsiCo, which owns Frito-Lay, are raking in billions while paying their employees poverty wages and investing almost nothing in additional production.

James Dennis Hoff

July 18, 2021