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Lessons from a lowly virus

By David Sole Severe stress on an individual organism will often expose weaknesses in its physiology. But that same stress may often also bring out hidden strengths. What is true of the individual is also […]

Communist Party of Germany (KPD) headquarters, 1932
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The dangerous theory of social fascism

  By David Sole Revolutions against oppressive conditions have taken place throughout recorded history. Revolutions that have challenged the economic foundations of society are rarer. And revolutions that have succeeded are rarer still. Individuals who […]

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Government Fails to Prevent a Worsening Economic Downturn

By Abayomi Azikiwe As leaders of the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives in the United States attempt to pass new legislation introduced on May 12 costing $3 trillion aimed at providing assistance to state and local […]

Meat processing plant
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Influenza pandemic of 1918-1920 where women workers wear masks
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COVID-19 Pandemic: A Socialist View on the Capitalist Crisis

Note: The following remarks are excerpted from the Detroit Marxism Class held via teleconference on Saturday May 9, 2020. The course was sponsored by the Communist Workers League (CWL). By Abayomi Azikiwe At present the […]

Lilya Litvyak, born Lydia Vladimirovna Litvyak, 1921-1943, flying ace who shot down 9 Luftwaffe pilots, the greatest number of kills by a female fighter pilot.
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How the War was won

By L. Ross 75 years ago Naziism was defeated, after a six year war and immense sacrifice.  The Trump White House, ever self-congratulatory, recently tweeted: “On May 8, 1945, America and Great Britain had victory […]

Venezuelan authorities foiled a mercenary incursion to topple Maduro
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Venezuela Smashes U.S. Based Invasion Plot

By David Sole With their strategy to foment internal opposition to achieve regime change in Venezuela faltering badly, it appears that U.S. imperialism is shifting to overt external force to overthrow the socialist path followed […]

Dallas shoppers amid COVID-19 pandemic
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Reopening the United States Economy: Myths and Realities

By Abayomu Azikiwe There are tremendous economic and political pressures emanating from the White House and the corporate community to “reopen” the United States economy. At present the U.S.  has outstripped all other countries in […]

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari on state visit
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Africa, IMF Conditionality and the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Abayomi Azikiwe African states across the continent have enacted stringent measures aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19. From Kenya, to Egypt and South Africa, governmental leaders, labor unions, community organizations and professional groupings […]

Supporters of Literacy Lawsuit v State of Michigan 10-24-2019
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