Thursday, July 20, 2017

SW daily alert | The Myth of the "Rust Belt Reactionaries"

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Their myths about the "Rust Belt reactionaries"

Speech by Sharon Smith | The U.S. is strewn with the wreckage of neoliberalism, including across the Midwest, where its victims are blamed for Trump's victory last fall.

The YIMBYs push unaffordable housing

Casie Stone | A new wave of organizations that proudly claims the name "Yes In My Backyard" stands for letting developers keep building.

Seeing all the faces of the revolution

Paul Le Blanc | A new book about the Russian Revolution distinguishes itself by capturing the complexity of social groups in motion.

Calling for decent jobs

Interview with Jamie Woodcock | The author of a new book on call centers discusses the changing face of labor--and the potential for organizing these workers.

Socialist Worker is marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a yearlong series of articles outlining the course and consequences of the revolution. The latest article in the series: "Repression and resurgence."

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

SW daily alert | How Will Brazil's Left React to the Lula Verdict?

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How will Brazil's left react to the Lula verdict?

Valério Arcary | The conviction of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has cast in sharp relief the strategic choices confronting the country's left.

Beyond their caricature of the working class

Speech by Sarah Jaffe | The media analysis of Trump voters ignores the reality of the working class today--and it caricatures the workers it does acknowledge.

A North Carolina clinic under siege

Dayna Long | A documentary shows how the anti-choice bigots targeted an abortion clinic in North Carolina--with the help of the authorities.

The earth is choking on plastic

James Plested | Plastic waste isn't just a blight on the landscape--it is disrupting natural systems on which our very existence depends.

The Bolsheviks retreat in order to advance

Leaflets from Russia 1917 | The Bolsheviks' response to repression after the July Days uprising was to avoid provocations and prepare for future struggle.

Socialist Worker is marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a yearlong series of articles outlining the course and consequences of the revolution. The latest article: "Repression and resurgence."

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