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We Demand Bold Action for All Working People

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The capitalist system doesn’t just drive wealth inequality—it is designed to exploit and undermine the working class and to protect the power and economic interests of the wealthy.

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A New App Is Taking Labor Unions Out of Union Organizing

Lauren Kaori Gurley A New App Is Taking Labor Unions Out of Union Organizing
Unit is among several new digital platforms that aim to ease the unionization process and empower workers to stand up to their bosses, but some union organizers have their doubts.

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Workplace Struggles Are Political

Marianne Garneau Organizing Work
The owners of capitalist society would like us to see politics as its own sphere of activity completely separate from the economy.

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McDonald’s and the Failed Promise of Black Capitalism

Sabrina Alli Jacobin
McDonald’s has long portrayed itself as a champion of black uplift through black ownership of its franchises. But McDonald’s version of black capitalism, like the idea of black capitalism as a whole, has only ever benefited the few, not the many.

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The Movies Are Back. But What Are Movies Now?

A.O. Scott The New York Times
Cinephiles and streaming fans can both claim victory. But as we better understand the new screen culture taking shape, it looks like we may all lose in the long run.

‘Socialism’ Isn’t a Dirty Word Anymore

Sarah Jones New York Magazine
Most Americans still think positively of capitalism, but that’s beginning to change among young adults...If capitalism has begun to lose its shine, what solutions do people prefer? Socialism, for one.

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Reader Comments: Condo Collapse; Rumsfeld Dead; Voting Rights; Critical Race Theory; Filibuster; How to Defeat Capitalism; Maggie Phair Remembered; Take Action - Syringes to Cuba; Book Sale; Summer Organizing Institute; Black Arts; more....

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Know Your Enemy: How to Defeat Capitalism

Michael A. Lebowitz Links
But why does the capitalist want to hire workers? Because by doing so, he gains control over the worker’s capacity in the workplace.
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