Unlike most of the world, American unions have almost no history of waging political mass strikes. But with Donald Trump’s exceptionally dangerous and undemocratic threats, some unions are discussing the possibility of withholding their labor to stop him from stealing the election.
Dan La Botz is a member of the New York chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America.
Thirty years ago, Mexico provided shelter for 40,000 Central American migrants fleeing US-sponsored terror. Today it’s leaving the few thousand at its border in squalor. Another way is possible.
AMLO is going to win the Mexican election, unless elites take him out first.
We don’t want a “Better Deal.” We want socialism.
Donald Trump wants to divide and conquer the labor movement. We shouldn’t let him.
The teachers’ protests that have erupted in Mexico are part of a century-long fight for equitable schools and genuine democracy.
President Obama didn’t fail because he lacks courage. He failed because he represents the country’s most powerful interests.
Steve Kindred (1944–2014).