If the approach is toward building the broadest unity, the democratic movement will emerge from a defeat of Trump stronger and better able to win victories.
How do we interpret "freedom of speech" in the context of class struggle and the fight for equality?
“We will give people struggling with addiction access to the help they need,” Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail in 2016. We’re in the midst of the worst opioid epidemic our country has seen. More people died last year from opioid overdoses than ever before – 33,000. Opioid abuse now kills...
March 20, 2017 marked the 14th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq by U.S. military forces on the order of President George W. Bush. Today, the country still struggles to achieve a peaceful, united, and democratic future. Terrorism, sectarian strife, proxy wars, and corruption all threaten its stability. The following...
Three decades ago, Vietnam embarked on what it calls a "renewal" process that brought rapid development after years of war, famine, and poverty. The ideological and economic approach of combining their socialist goals with a market system has seen many gains, but also brought new dangers. During a recent visit to Vietnam, People's World sat down with Bui The Giang, the Director General for Western Europe and North America Affairs for the Communist Party of Vietnam's Commission of External Relations. In the course of this in-depth talk, Giang discussed Vietnam's journey towards economic prosperity, its commitment to sticking to a...Show All
In Engel’s address at the graveside of Karl Marx, he said “Marx discovered the law of development of human history: the simple fact, hitherto concealed by an overgrowth of ideology, that mankind must first of all eat, drink, have shelter and clothing, before it can pursue politics, science, art, religion, etc.” Another pertinent quote is that according to the labor theory of value, “all value comes from nature altered by human labor.” In the past, Marxists have focused on the labor part of that equation, noting that how human labor is organized, how production is organized, is the fundamental determinant...Show All
The West Philadelphia club is right now starting 2017 by moving on three fronts: 1) Our own series of club educationals to keep our members up to date on issues that have been confronting the people of our community (as well as most communities, we believe). Our January educational was on the topic "Education that works". The matter of funding and supporting public education has been a "hot button and front burner" issue for some years in Philly as in other cities. Our presenter that night was a career psychiatrist with a long standing interest in education and child rearing....Show All
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