The US Working Class Meets the Elections and Loses Ground 

Disunity in the working class represents a gift to the capitalists. Vast numbers of white voters, many belonging to the so-called “white working class,” backed the racist candidate for president: 58% of whites voted for Trump, as did 55% of white women. Latinxs and African Americans turned out in droves. Counter-balancing racists in both parties, they secured the election for Joe Biden.Creation of the New Deal in the 1930s proved the usefulness of working-class unity in propelling social reforms. Presently the working class is splintered and, now at least, prospects for the proposed Green New Deal are unfavorable.

Source: The US Working Class Meets the Elections and Loses Ground – CounterPunch.org

The Nightmare Facing the Poor and Working Class If There’s Not Another Stimulus 

  As mil­lions of U.S. work­ers face unem­ploy­ment, food inse­cu­ri­ty and evic­tion amid the coro­n­avirus pan­dem­ic, the lim­it­ed aid pro­vid­ed by the fed­er­al government’s flawed CARES Act from March has long since dried up.  

Source: The Nightmare Facing the Poor and Working Class If There’s Not Another Stimulus | Portside

Precarious Work Isn’t New — It’s Part of How Capitalism Functions

Claims that the working class no longer exists often suggest it’s been replaced by a “precariat” who don’t get a regular salary. But this precarious condition has been the experience of most workers throughout capitalism’s history — and where we did get stable employment, it was because we organized.

Source: Precarious Work Isn’t New — It’s Part of How Capitalism Functions

working class science fiction of the marxists…//Revolution, Counterrevolution, and Reformism | Socialist Revolution

I am often baffled by leftist/marxist strategy:they confess to the complete failure of their own strategy but then turn around and reaffirm the whole set of cliches that have fallen out of date, assuming they ever had a valid moment. Continue reading “working class science fiction of the marxists…//Revolution, Counterrevolution, and Reformism | Socialist Revolution”