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Tidbits – June 16, 2022 – Reader Comments: Jan 06 Coup Congressional Hearings; Karl Marx Was Right – Capitalism Exploits; Lessons on Labor’s Past; Ukraine War – Why Did Portside Run This Article; 50th Anniversary of the Case of Puerto Rico

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Reader Comments: Jan. 06 Coup and Congressional Hearings; Karl Marx Was Right - Capitalism Exploits; Staughton Lynd Responds to Lessons on Labor's Past; Ukraine War - Why did Portside run this article; 50th Anniversary of the Case of Puerto Rico

A Message From President Chris Smalls

Chris Smalls Amazon Labor Union
The founder and president of the ALU wants workers to know his long history of dedication to Amazon and the workers, what has brought him to be leading this campaign to build the first Amazon labor union in the country on behalf of all Amazon workers

Tidbits – Apr 21, 2022 – Reader Comments: Ukraine and the Left; Grad Students; Who Is Working-Class; Amazon Rainforest; Jackie Robinson; Amazon Rally Sunday; May Day; Global Green New Deal; Labor Notes Conference; Teaching Socialism; Mark Rogovin;

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Reader Comments: Ending Ukraine War; Ukraine and the Left; Grad Students; Who Is Working-Class; Amazon Rainforest; Jackie Robinson; Amazon Rally Sunday; May Day; Global Green New Deal; Labor Notes Conference; Teaching Socialism; Mark Rogovin; more...

Who Is Working-Class, and Why It Matters

Van Gosse Convergence
Throughout U.S. history, class has been bound up with other forms of oppression—so the disenfranchisement of Black men after Reconstruction decisively shifted class relations.

How the Ukrainian Working Class Was Born

Marko Bojcun Jacobin
At the turn of the last century, Ukraine’s labor movement was subject to tsarist domination and divided along linguistic lines. The revolutions of 1917 inspired calls for self-determination and the formation of a common Ukrainian identity.

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“Bad Ideas” Aren’t Keeping Workers From Fighting Back

An interview with Vivek Chibber Jacobin
Critics often say the working class doesn't fight back against exploitation because it's confused about its real interests. But this ignores how capitalism itself leads workers to resign themselves to their situation — and how we can overcome that
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