International

In Brief: We Need a Raise!

September 16, 2014 admin 0

Richard Katz writes about Japan’s failed economic comeback plan in the July / August issue of Foreign Affairs, “Low-paid temps and part-timers now make up 38 percent of Japanese employees of all ages and both […]

ACR

Anti-Capitalist Radio Episode 60

July 27, 2014 admin 0

Imperialism in decay (1:00) Developing resistance against Israel’s war on the people of Gaza (8:00) Austerity in Detroit and Puerto Rico (19:00) Immigration: a moral or Marxist argument? (24:00) Capital in Japan split on strategy […]

The Left

Silver Lining in Detroit Crises

July 15, 2014 admin 0

The capitalist crises in Detroit have reached a new low with the shutting off of water for thousands of low income, mostly black, working class folks. Between this, the massive layoff of public workers, and […]

ACR

Anti-Capitalist Radio Episode 59

July 15, 2014 admin 0

In brief: Israel’s assault on Gaza; Puerto Rico economic crunch (0:00) Citizens for Community Improvement, Iowa affiliate of National People’s Action, convention report back: strong words, weak strategy (6:00) Socialist Electoral Alliance kickoff conference; SPUSA […]

Labor

Iowa: How Can We Fight Wage Theft?

July 12, 2014 Gabriel Pierre 0

More than two thirds of American workers in low wage industries fall victim to wage theft during any given week – the practice where employers, either by forcing unpaid overtime or otherwise off-the-clock pay, withholding […]