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  1. The Significance and Implications of Globalisation: A Marxist Assessment

    The Significance and Implications of Globalisation: A Marxist Assessment

    This lecture by Nick Beams is one of seven delivered to the 1998 international symposium Marxism and the Fundamental Problems of the 20th Century by the International Committee of the Fourth International in Sydney, Australia. Learn More
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  2. The Breakdown of Capitalism and the Fight for Socialism in the United States: Program of the Socialist Equality Party

    The Breakdown of Capitalism and the Fight for Socialism in the United States: Program of the Socialist Equality Party

    A fighting revolutionary program for the American working class, adopted by the First National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party in August 2010, this document lays out an analysis of the global economic crisis, its political implications and the tasks of the working class. The SEP program outlines a series of basic social rights for jobs, education and culture, health care and democratic rights—all of which are under attack within the current capitalist system—and can only be won by the mobilization of the working class. Single copy price, $2.00 or Buy in bulk and get 5 copies for $8.00 Learn More
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  3. The Truth Behind the Bankruptcy of Detroit

    The Truth Behind the Bankruptcy of Detroit

    This pamphlet contains a devastating exposure of the political conspiracy behind the bankruptcy of Detroit. It consists of the five major reports presented to the Workers Inquiry held February 15, 2014 at Wayne State University, which exposed the political, social and economic forces behind the largest municipal bankruptcy case in US history.

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  4. The American Student Loan Racket (PDF)

    The American Student Loan Racket (PDF)

    This pamphlet contains a World Socialist Web Site investigative report on the history and predatory policies of the student loan industry. This specialized wing of the finance industry is bankrupting a generation, by unabashedly profiteering from the determination of young people to learn, be productive and secure a college degree.

    International Students for Social Equality Print Series.

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  5. Exposing the Bankers' Conspiracy: For a Workers Inquiry into the Bankruptcy of Detroit

    Exposing the Bankers' Conspiracy: For a Workers Inquiry into the Bankruptcy of Detroit

    The articles in the this pamphlet expose the financial swindles behind the crisis in Detroit and the impact of plans to privatize the Detroit Institute of Arts. They review the conspiracy involving Detroit Emergency Manger Kevyn Orr, Governor Rick Snyder, US Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes, and the Jones Day law firm to drive Detroit into bankruptcy in order to slash pensions and other worker rights.

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  6. Thirty Years Since the PATCO Strike (PDF)

    Thirty Years Since the PATCO Strike (PDF)

    In this essay WSWS writer Tom Mackaman examines the significance for the working class of the 1981 strike by PATCO air traffic controllers in the US.

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  7. The Detroit Symphony Strike and the Defense of Culture in the US (PDF)

    The Detroit Symphony Strike and the Defense of Culture in the US (PDF)

    Since April 2011 when the musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra reluctantly returned to work after a bitter six-month strike, orchestras in more than a dozen American cities have faced lockouts and threats of bankruptcy.

    Calling for the re-emergence of the “socially engaged artist,” Arts Editor of the World Socialist Web Site, David Walsh, places the Detroit Symphony musicians’ strike in its historical and cultural context. (PDF)

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  8. The war comes home: Race, class & police violence in America

    The war comes home: Race, class & police violence in America

    This pamphlet contains a series of articles that draw the connection between the growth of police violence in the United States and the erection of a police military intelligence apparatus that operates without any legal or constitutional constraints.

    The pamphlet also examines the relation between the destruction of democratic rights and the growth of social inequality and between police violence at home and war overseas. It looks at the role of the Obama administration in bolstering the reign on terror by the American elites and the function of proponents of identity politics such as Democratic Party operative Al Sharpton.

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  9. The war comes home: Race, class & police violence in America (pdf)

    The war comes home: Race, class & police violence in America (pdf)

    This pamphlet contains a series of articles that draw the connection between the growth of police violence in the United States and the erection of a police military intelligence apparatus that operates without any legal or constitutional constraints.

    The pamphlet also examines the relation between the destruction of democratic rights and the growth of social inequality and between police violence at home and war overseas. It looks at the role of the Obama administration in bolstering the reign on terror by the American elites and the function of proponents of identity politics such as Democratic Party operative Al Sharpton.

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  10. The political significance of the US oil workers strike

    The political significance of the US oil workers strike

    This pamphlet contains a selection of articles first published by the World Socialist Web Site on the strike by US oil workers that began in February 1, 2015. They are vital reading for all wishing to gain a deeper understanding of this significant movement of the working class in the heart of world capitalism. The development of this strike, after decades in which the unions have attempted to suppress the class struggle, is a symptom of immense social tensions in the United States. It reflects the deep resentment felt by working people over declining living standards under conditions where the stock market and corporate profits are at record levels. Learn More
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