Human Power is its own end – Karl Marx
July-August 2014, Vol. 59, #4

  • Milwaukee fast food wks color

    Low-wage workers strike, reach for a new way of life

    July 1, 2014

    by Franklin Dmitryev

    The recent wave of strikes at Walmart and fast food restaurants signals the discontent brewing among the growing number of low-wage U.S. workers. They give notice that the far-reaching restructuring of jobs that was accelerated by the Great Recession also has a subjective side of revolt.

    A week of...
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  • Ramadi, Iraq, 2013. The Maliki government’s heavy-handed crushing of the Sunni protest camp this year was a key factor in the current uprising.

    WORLD IN VIEW: New imperialism founders on Iraq

    July 5, 2014

    by Gerry Emmett

    The quick collapse of the Iraqi army and security forces in the wake of attacks attributed to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) seemed to leave most onlookers stunned. As long as the brutal nihilism of ISIS remained a problem for Syria’s revolution and a military and...
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  • Right wing wins in Europe

    July 8, 2014

    It’s been dubbed a “political earthquake” that has struck the heart of the European Parliament. Yet this surprising victory for the right—where Britain’s own...
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