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  1. The American Student Loan Racket

    The American Student Loan Racket

    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. Single copy price, $3.00 or Buy in bulk and get 5 copies for $12.50 Learn More
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  2. Thirty Years Since the PATCO Strike

    Thirty Years Since the PATCO Strike

    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. Learn More
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  3. The Lessons of Wisconsin: The way forward in the fight against austerity

    The Lessons of Wisconsin: The way forward in the fight against austerity

    The articles contained in this pamphlet are a political record of the mass protests against budget cuts that erupted in Wisconsin in February 2011. Written during the course of the struggles, they examine the political forces that were arrayed against Wisconsin workers and detail the strategy and political program the Socialist Equality Party fought for to take the struggle forward. Learn More
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  4. The Defense of Culture and the Crisis in Detroit

    The Defense of Culture and the Crisis in Detroit

    The fight to defend the artwork at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is of the highest importance to young people and workers in Detroit, across the United States and internationally. In threatening the collection of one of the premier art museums, the ruling elite is demonstrating it antagonism to everything of value in the development of human thought and culture.

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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 Truth About the Killing of Daniel Yock

    The Truth About the Killing of Daniel Yock

    This book contains the results of the Workers Inquiry into the death of Daniel Yock, an 18-year-old Queensland, Australia Aboriginal youth who died in police custody November 7, 1993. Learn More
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  8. The Truth Behind the Mack Avenue Fire

    The Truth Behind the Mack Avenue Fire

    The 1993 Mack Avenue fire that resulted in the deaths of seven children on Detroit’s east side, brought the issue of utility shutoffs into the public spotlight. At that time the Workers League, forerunner of the Socialist Equality Party, mounted a campaign to oppose the attempt by authorities to victimize the parents and to expose the social roots of this tragedy Learn More
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  9. A State Murder Exposed: The Truth about the Killing of Joy Gardner

    A State Murder Exposed: The Truth about the Killing of Joy Gardner

    This book examines the case of Joy Gardner, a Jamaican immigrant, who was killed by police in her home in London in 1993. Learn More
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  10. Industrial Inferno: The Story of the Thai Toy Factory Fire

    Industrial Inferno: The Story of the Thai Toy Factory Fire

    This is an extraordinary account of the worst factory fire in history - the 1993 blaze at the Kader Industrial Toy Company outside Bangkok, Thailand. One hundred and eighty-eight people - 174 women and 14 men - perished in the fire. Kader workers earned less than $1 an hour making toys for such corporate giants as Toys 'R Us, Hasbro and Tyco. Those who died were trapped in a building with no fire extinguishers or alarms and no fire escape; management had locked the exits. Learn More
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