The Marxist Classes: Imperialism, exploitation, and the role of U.S. workers in the global working-class struggle

BY:Communist Party USA| July 15, 2021
The Marxist Classes: Imperialism, exploitation, and the role of U.S. workers in the global working-class struggle


“Imperialism, Exploitation, and the Role of U.S. Workers in the Global Working-Class Struggle” is presented by Taryn Fivek, adjunct lecturer in economics. Her talk begins with comments on the notion of “American exceptionalism,” then moves on to arguments against two common suppositions: 1) Workers in the U.S. make too much money to be exploited; and 2) Who cares if wages haven’t risen? We have all this cool stuff now!  Finally, this webinar addresses how workers can attain global solidarity.

Image:  Jurriaan Persyn (CC BY-NC 2.0).


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