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Cambodia: The Working Class Flexes its Muscles

Brad Forrest

The class struggle is heating up in Cambodia. Currently the country is a constitutional monarchy under the king Norodom Sihamoni. A 1997 coup placed effective power in the hands of the president and strongman Hun Sen and his Cambodian Peoples Party. It is commonly acknowledged that Sen and his cronies rule with excessive amounts of force and violence. […]

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Prepping Minds for War Against China

Shamus Cooke

You’d think the U.S. was already at war with China, given the immense amount of anti-China rhetoric spouting from the government and media. But selling wars takes time. The average American hasn’t bought in to this false advertising yet. So the big lie will be repeated until its roots are deeply sunk into the American psyche: […]

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The Disaster in Pakistan: Legacy of Colonialism

Brad Forrest

Brad Forrest The humanitarian disaster that is engulfing Pakistan due to the monstrous monsoon rains is partly due to the nature of the unavoidable natural disaster, the worst rains in a generation, but it is partly also due to the baneful effects of colonial slavery in the economically backward region. The torrent of rain has […]

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In Whose Interest Does the State in China Serve and Why?

Mark Vorpahl

The recent wave of strikes in China, most visibly at Honda factories, are testament to a growing movement of labor unrest in the country This development is of great importance for international working class struggle. For the capitalists, China holds a key position in the global system of generating profits. The demands of China’s workers […]

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Mexico, Pakistan, and the So-Called “Failed State” Washington’s War on “Narco-Terrorism”

Shamus Cooke

Interestingly, Mexico has lately been compared to Pakistan as a country “on the verge” of becoming a “failed state,” with the Mexican drug cartels accused of playing the same “destabilizing” role as the Taliban/terrorists in Pakistan. Calling such a comparison a stretch would be a gross understatement, of course. 

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The Real Vietnamese Revolutionaries: A Review of The Revolution Defamed

Bill Leumer

This book is a ‘must read’ for Marxists who want to study the relation of revolutionary theory to revolutionary practice.

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