Tag Archives: Workers Action

The Strategic Role of the United Front Approach

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Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer

Unfortunately, there are some who regard themselves as Marxists who insist on squandering these opportunities. They argue that all such struggles must be linked to the goal of socialism on the grounds that any working class gains within the framework of capitalism are simply illusory reforms — they will eventually be eroded by the capitalist […]

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New Features of the New Website

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Workers Action

If you have been visiting Workersompass.org, you’ll notice many new features on our redesigned site. Here’s a quick tour of them. If you have questions or comments or complaints, please let the webmaster, Adam, know by sending a message click here. 1. Re-post or email any article. You can automatically repost any of our articles onto Facebook, […]

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Who is James Johnson? By David Brooks, with an Introduction by Workers Action

Workers Action

The following op-ed article by David Brooks appeared in The New York Times, June 17, 2011. Brooks’ description of the corruption behind the demise of Fannie Mae, a government-backed lending institution that has since been nationalized, is based on a recent book, “Reckless Endangerment,” by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner. The striking element of Brooks’ […]

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Hail to the Egyptian People

Workers Action

A Statement by Workers Action We stand in awe and admiration at your historic victory, as you removed one of the world’s worst U.S.-sponsored dictators. You liberated yourselves and at the same time liberated the imagination of ordinary working people around the world. We just have a few requests. As you know better than anyone, […]

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Workers Action: Join Us!

Workers Action

Capitalism divides people into two fundamental classes: (1) the very rich who own businesses and produce to maximize their profits and (2) working people who comprise the vast majority of the population and who struggle to survive by working for those who own businesses. Capitalists compete against one another, and in order to succeed, each […]

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Anarchism & Marxism: Their Similarities & Differences

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Mark Vorpahl

For Anarchists, classes exist because of the state. Without the state, society would by definition be classless. Therefore, Anarchists main aim is to liquidate the state. Only after this will it be possible to build a classless society based on mutual cooperation. For Marxists, in contrast, the state arose as a result of class conflict […]

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Of Course Israel Targets Civilians, Of Course Israel Engages in Routine State Terrrorism

Workers Action

“As a former Israeli Defense Forces chief of staff said in 2002: “The Palestinians must be made to understand in the deepest recesses of their consciousness that they are a defeated people.” In fact, these acts of terrorism, which are war crimes, have only served to steel the resolve of the Palestinian people.”

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S.F. Voters Defy Zany-Left Stereotypes

Cindy Sheehan

Cindy Sheehan An article with the above title appeared in the S.F. Chronicle two days after election day. The premise for this article was because I “only” received 17% of the vote and because Prop V. (which restored the predatory and possibly illegal JROTC) passed, now Fox News could not run any stories about “wacky” […]

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I Will Never Concede Defeat

Cindy Sheehan

We have moved right through November 4th because this is a movement for peace and against corporate control of our political system. Movements can’t stop, we must keep moving. The way we do elections in this country must be reformed because clearly the campaigns with the most money won all over the country. If we […]

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What the Economic Crisis Means for Us and How to Defend Ourselves

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Workers Action

A Statement by Workers Action Gloom and Doom The pillars of the U.S. capitalist economy are crumbling and falling all around us while the federal government frantically races from one crisis to another, throwing money at them as if throwing water on a fire. It could well turn out that the money represents only a […]

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Workers Action Statement of Principles

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Workers Action

We believe that nothing short of a socialist revolution, where the working class holds state power through institutions of its own creation, is capable of solving the problems that plague the working class, problems such as unemployment, a falling standard of living, imperialist wars, racial and sexual discrimination, the destruction of the environment, and a […]

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Cindy Sheehan for Congress

Workers Action

Cindy Sheehan for Congress California 8th District PEOPLE BEFORE POLITICS Cindy Sheehan is no politician. If she is elected to Congress, she will not become a politician. (more…)

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A Better World is Possible With Socialism

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Ann Robertson

But socialism is more than being well paid for the work one does. It truly revolutionizes how society operates. The capitalist system, in which a small number of capitalists are allowed to subordinate everyone else’s interests to their own – sometimes perverse – pleasures, is replaced with a democratic structure in which the working class […]

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