Category: Analysis

New EPA guidelines: Too soft on corporate polluters

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Earlier this year, the inhabitants of the Carteret Islands became the first modern climate refugees. For the first time in history, an entire people h...

U.S.-Venezuela coup plot exposed; Plan to “annihilate Maduro,” others

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In a dramatic televised exposé on May 28, email messages from Venezuelan ultra-right opposition leaders reveal the direct role of the U.S. State Dep...

Communist forces debate the way forward in Nepal

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Dramatic election results in Nepal have set the stage for a period  of political realignment as the seventh government since the 2006 “People’s ...

The election of Narendra Modi and the dangerous rise of India’s far-right

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Narendra Modi India’s national elections swept to office the far-right candidate Narendra Modi as prime minister and his party, Bartiya Janata Party...

Turkey: This is not an accident, it is a massacre

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A scene from a protest in İstanbul. The banner reads “Murderers, capital and AKP, we will bring the murderers of our workers to justice.” Photo: ...

Labor trafficking: symptom of imperialism

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Labor trafficking stands out among the most brutal features of capitalist society. Millions around the world are held in forced servitude, and traded ...

White House passes blame for betraying immigrants

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  “For eight long years, we have had a president who has made all kinds of promises to Latinos on the campaign trail, but failed to live up to ...

Big business attempts to use ICE to bust unions

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Palermo’s Pizza workers strike in Milwaukee, 2012. Photo: Jenna Pope On a daily basis, workers across the country are faced with unsafe conditio...

Why raising the minimum wage won’t make prices go up

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Seattle, March 15 march for $15 minimum wage Photo: Rachel Freeman In response to our report “Seattle marches for $15 minimum wage”, reader James ...

All capitalism is wage theft

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Boston, Mar. 18 Photo: Steven Senne In mid-March, workers at McDonald’s in California, New York and Michigan filed lawsuits against the corporation...