The best – the only – way to build a successful movement against a US war on Iran is to build a workers movement that includes direct links between workers in this […]
Preparing for Revolution
Note: The document below was written and produced by the Workers International Network in 2009. It tries to lay out the main processes in the world. Much has changed since then, of […]
Book Review: “Why did chavismo fail?”
What in the world is happening in Venezuela? Is it exhibit #1 of the failure of socialism, as Trump would have people believe? Is it a case of a proud people standing […]
Sudan: Is a lasting deal between the generals and the protesters possible?
by David Hemson After months of extraordinary struggle involving all Sudanese towns and regions, an agreement has been made between the leaders of the movement and the military. There appears to be […]
Open letter by political prisoner Rodney Álvarez
Note: For background on this case, see this article. According to the article, a worker was shot and killed at a workers’ protest. Originally, the union bureaucrat Hector Maicán was arrested and […]
Lesson from recent labor struggles: Build opposition caucuses!
The hundreds of New York City carpenters – mainly younger apprentices – who protested against a wage cutting contract proved it. The teachers in West Virginia who stayed on strike after their […]
Democratic Party Debates
First Night I went to a “watch party” to watch the first round of the Democratic Party debates. It was held at the offices of the Sierra Club in downtown Oakland. I […]
The Two Faces of India
As the shadow of ruthless authoritarian regimes falls across the world’s continents from Europe to America North and South to Asia, the world’s capitalists have greeted with undisguised jubilation the victory of […]
Escalating Threat of War: Is there a way out?
This is the second of two articles on the developing crisis in the Persian Gulf. In the first article, Oaklandsocialist discussed the internal dynamics within the Trump administration. Here, we republish a […]
US war on Iran coming?
Late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, some sort of bombing attack was carried out on several ships in the Straits of Hormuz, near Iran. Several ships, including the Andrea Victory, were […]