Silvertown reviewed in Socialism Today:
This is a long overdue account of an important struggle in London’s East End in 1889 with many parallels and lessons for workers today. It was part of a wider upsurge of workers’ struggles that led to a rebirth of the trade union movement, and to the creation of independent working-class political representation in the […]
Global poverty is much worse than the UN’s spin doctored story. The global poverty headcount has increased, and the triumphalist narrative is a lie.more
The leadership is becoming more diverse in terms of race, gender, age, and so on. But Rafael HernÃ¡ndez cautions: Although “data reveal a greater presence of relatively disadvantaged groups . . . in key areas of the system. . . . professionals are now the most numerous socio-occupational group . . . rising to become […]more
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- Don Fitz, "National March on Ferguson, August 30, 2014"
- Marta Harnecker, "New Paths Require a New Culture on the Left"
Today is the 87th anniversary of the state-sponsored murder of Sacco and Vanzetti. What follows is a film review and essay that I wrote a few years ago. I think you will find it interesting. There are links for further study.more