There is no dividing line between the Russian “quasi-liberals” of the 90s and the ideology of Russian imperialism today. They are aligned politically and economically, the first easily spilling over over into the second.
As worker organizing deepens the crisis of the corporatist regime, opportunities open to build a democratic labor regime. The question is whether the resources will be available to support a massive organizing campaign by independent Mexican labor.
There are two lessons one can learn from the Sri Lankan experience. The first is that a welfare state is totally incompatible with a neo-liberal regime. The second is that every country is vulnerable to a “contingency crisis” under neo-liberalism.
Bill Fletcher, Jr.
The Bias Magazine: The Voice of the Christian Left
The Republican Party is a "working class party" now, according to its nationalist wing. But a deeper look at its pro-worker rhetoric reveals a longstanding trope of the "white worker" against invader populations.