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Affirmative Action or Class Solidarity?
Affirmative action continues the game of pitting people against each other. It distorts what people mean by racial justice, which would require decent jobs for all. Instead the government promotes une...
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Dividing the Races to Benefit the Rich: Prison Populism?
Washington, Linn Jr.
Race baiting broadcast agitators like Beck and Rush Limbaugh have their audiences believing the factually flawed foolishness that the reason they are falling behind economically is because the federal...
Global Labor: Socialist Register 2001: Book review
Fletcher, Bill Jr.
For all intents and purposes, I discovered the Socialist Register during the early '90s. When I say "discovered" I, of course, do not mean that I was the first to come across it. Rather, having heard ...
James Green's Death in the Haymarket: Against The Current vol. 125
Quinn, Patrick M.
James Green's Death in the Haymarket tells the story of the anarcosyndicalist militants accused of perpetrating the throwing of a bomb that killed police at a workers’ rally at the Haymarket in Chicag...
John Pilger on Class Vs "Identity"
Pilger, John
Award-winning journalist & film-maker, John Pilger describes the corrosive impact of "identity" politics and the loss of "class" as a tool to understand the world we live in.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes
Draper, Hal
Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
Kicking Ass for the Working Class: Against The Current vol. 133
Moody, Kim
There it was, staring at me from the AFL-CIO’s very own blog: a black sign with bold red letters saying “KICKING ASS FOR THE WORKING CLASS,” signed AFL-CIO. Surely they meant to say “working for,” or ...
Marxism and "Subaltern Studies"
Usmani, Adaner
A review of Vivek Chibber's book Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital.
The Myth of the Labor Aristocracy, Part 1: Against The Current vol. 123
Post, Charles
The persistence of reformism and outright conservatism among workers, especially in the imperialist centers of North America, Western Europe and Japan, has long confounded revolutionary socialists. Th...
Ordinary People
When we talk about revolution, we aren't talking about pie in the sky or something that's never existed. We're talking about reshaping the world with the very best values that we practice now, today, ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2017: Race and Class
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Class conflict - first and foremost, the relationship between the capitalist class and the working class -- is the fundamental contradiction that defines capitalist society. Class is a reality which s...
Our Generation: Volume 7 Number 2
Roussopoulos, Dimitrios
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Race and Class: What About the Working Poor?
Miah, Malik
One striking feature of political debate in the country today is that — while every commentator, pundit and political observer talks about and focuses on the concerns of the super-rich and the middle ...
Social and Sexual Revolution: Essays on Marx and Reich
Ollman, Bertell
A collection of essays by Bertell Ollman. Ollman tackles issues such as Karl Marx's concepts of class, class consciousness, and communism; he argues for the absorption of Wilhelm Reich's insights abou...
Untouchable!: Voices of a Liberation Movement
Joshi, Barbara (ed.)
Over 100 million Indians today are Dalits ("Untouchables"). This volume comprises a unique collection of writings by Dalit authors - political activists, social scientists, journalists, and others. Th...
What have the working classes to do with Poland?
Engels, Friedrich
Engels wrote these articles after controversy developed at the 1865 London conference of the International concerning including a demand for Poland's independence in the upcoming Geneva Congress. In o...

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Labour/Le Travail
A bilingual journal holding no rigid position on the definition of labour. The editorial board hopes to foster imaginative approaches to both teaching and research in labour studies through an open ex...

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The Theory of Social Classes in Marx
Armstrong, Hugh
Armstrong attempts to synthesize various portions of Marx's writing to shed light on social class.