Unemployment, poverty, suffering: capitalist hellhole keeps getting worse

Conditions for Spanish workers were never good. In the last decades, there have been periods of several years in a row where unemployment was a terrible level. Since the 1980s, official unemployment rates have reached peaks of over 20% three times: 1985, 1995, and 2013, at a whopping 26.3%. Right now, in 2017, only 58% … Continue reading Unemployment, poverty, suffering: capitalist hellhole keeps getting worse

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Civilian deaths in U.S.-led war in the Middle East pile up

On March 21, at least 30 civilians were killed by an U.S. airstrike against a Syrian school (NY Times, March 22). On March 23, at least 200 people, most of whom were civilians, were killed in another airstrike in Mosul, Iraq (Rudaw). On January 29, an U.S. raid in Yemen killed "at least 23" civilians … Continue reading Civilian deaths in U.S.-led war in the Middle East pile up

Stop U.S. imperialist warmongering against North Korea!

These days, the U.S. capitalist-imperialist rulers are stepping up their warmongering against North Korea, with officials from the Trump administration thuggishly claiming that their "patience" is running out and that the US will change its policy, considering a "preemptive" (unprovoked) first strike against North Korea if it does not halt its nuclear program. Since for … Continue reading Stop U.S. imperialist warmongering against North Korea!

Anti-Communist Propaganda: From Deceit to Deportations to Death

The United States has a considerably long history of harshly suppressing socialist and communist thought, whether through union-busting, arresting political prisoners, or simply misguiding the public on the beliefs and history of socialists. While the two Red Scares are taught to students in bourgeois history classes, many US citizens believe socialism is akin to Bernie … Continue reading Anti-Communist Propaganda: From Deceit to Deportations to Death