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Gender and Capitalism in China Today, a Discussion in Montreal

On May 7th, join us for a discussion of the role gender plays in workers’ exploitation and resistance in contemporary China, looking specifically at changes in the appearance of the oppression of female workers between the socialist period and the capitalist restoration, as well as issues facing migrant female workers under …

Divided World Divided Class Reviewed and Discussed by Matthijs Krul and others

Divided World Divided Class: Global Political Economy and the Stratification of Labour Under Capitalism is a book published by Kersplebedeb as part of the Kalikot Book Series  (and available from leftwingbooks.net) back in September of last year. Divided World Divided Class charts the history of the ‘labour aristocracy’ in the capitalist world …

Tell No Lies

Last week’s Got Your Back conference included an interesting mix of speakers and workshops – and due to the physical layout of the event, for a change i actually got to listen in to the closing panel’s each day, as they were in the area right next to where i …

LAMENTATIONS OF Job Capitalist, A Bankrupt.

CAPITAL, my God and my Master, why hast Thou turned Thy countenance from me? What sin have I committed that Thou shouldst cast me from the heights of prosperity and plague me with the burden of poverty? 2. Have I not lived according to Thy laws? Were my actions not …

That Financial Meltdown

On the agit prop “let’s get our message out there” level, the left is not worth listening to when it comes to the financial crisis gripping the capitalist world. Or at least not yet. It’s not that what is being said is wrong, it’s that what’s being said is just …

Police Harassment of Immigrants in Cote-des-Neiges: Filipinos Not Allowed To Protest In Their Own Neighbourhood

For immediate releasePhilippines-Canada Task Force on Human RightsSeptember 21, 2007 Filipinos driven away from their own community by Montreal police intimidation (Montreal, Quebec) During a peaceful demonstration yesterday in front of the Plamondon metro station in Montreal’s Cote-des-Neiges area, peace-loving Filipinos and Canadians were driven away from their own community …

Fundamentalism, Capitalism and Assumptions of the Outmoded

Two laboratory assistants worked in the genetic research labat Tehran’s Royan Institute, a jewel of Iran’s science program. Not to give readers the wrong impression, but the Revolutionary Communist Party (usa) has a useful response to the International Socialists’ line on Islamophobia on their Revolution dot com website: U.S. Imperialism, …