Yes, he actually said that – Gunther Oettinger, senior member of the European Commission. The “markets will teach Italians how to vote.” In other words, the blind, impersonal forces of global capitalist […]
“While these lines are written, a student movement is agitating France….” Olivier Delbeke reports from France. For more on the history of May Day, see this article. Introduction Fifty years ago today, […]
“Across the Middle East, poor and working class people are voicing outrage at systems they view as rigged. Protests erupted in cities across Iran starting in late December, triggered at least in part by […]
On the same day as the women’s march in Oakland, workers at the Boot and Shoe Restaurant just a mile or so away walked off the job. They were linking up their […]
Reprinted from the Alliance of Middle East Socialists By Behrouz Jalilian In the past few days the protests, the rallies and the rebellion of the Iranian people, the people of the lower […]
Are the protests in Iran a turning point in the global class struggle? They started on Thursday in Iran’s second largest city, Masshad around the issues of high prices and unemployment. The […]
A video from Oaklandsocialist on three different kinds of reporting: capitalist journalists, left radical journalists and journalists who are also participants in the movement itself.