Fascinating to see this being publishing in the business press. It’s actually an important question and the obvious answer is that in most places the recent hikes were not enough. … But depending on legislation and ballot measures (which generally …Read more
In reflecting upon the huge drop in the level of strikes in Canada (similar to USA), Steve D’Arcy makes the point here that the radical left can only become “real” in the context of mass popular self-activity. This leads to …Read more
Paul Street looks at limitations of what passes for a “left” in the USA: (1) focus solely on criticism of what is without proposing a replacement in which people would be liberated from the present system of oppression & exploitation, …Read more
I see that the “new” union has chosen the name of the old union which existed during the apartheid era.
As a South Africa comrade pointed out, some NUMSA members have complained: “Some of our members have come to us …Read more
Water turned off, heat turned off, and now homes taken away. The project to change the color of Detroit is reaching its crescendo. Some 6,000 Detroit homes have just been sold to an “un-named bidder” for $3 million. …Read more