Production Chains, Bottlenecks, and Strategic Positions
With the post-pandemic economic recovery still trying to break through, the United States and other imperialist countries are suffering numerous disruptions to their supply chains. The globalized system of production signals capitalism’s fragility and points to the disruptive potential of working-class sectors that occupy key logistical positions within these chains.
Esteban MercatanteOctober 31, 2021
If One Ship Can Disrupt Capitalism This Much, Imagine What the Working Class Could Do
The six-day crisis caused by a ship run aground in the Suez Canal has ended. But it has exposed capitalism’s vulnerabilities, and the choke points that would allow the organized working class to take over the levers of production and distribution.
B.C. DaurelleMarch 30, 2021
The Giant Container Ship Stuck in the Suez Canal is a Metaphor for Capitalism in Crisis
With the giant container ship MV Ever Given blocking the passage of ships through the Suez Canal, capitalists around the world are scrambling to figure out how to deal with yet another blow to their global supply chains that have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Scott CooperMarch 27, 2021