Great Depression

A leftist history of the U.S. economy

A summary of Richard Du Boff's comprehensive history of the American economy.

The Life and Times of Jimmy Hoffa

There appears not to be a thorough, fair-minded history of Jimmy Hoffa anywhere on the internet. So here's one. Hoffa was far from perfect, but he did a lot of good.

Down But Not Out: The Unemployed in Chicago during the Great Depression

This is a Ph.D. dissertation in the field of U.S. labor history. See www.wrightswriting.com/ for more Marxist scholarship.

1933: Barre Granite Workers Strike

Account of a strike by Quarrymen in Vermont in 1933.

Our passive society

People watching TV

A short history of how our society became so rife with collective passiveness.

The History of the Workers' Unemployment Insurance Bill

The Great Depression

In this article I tell the story of the Workers’ Unemployment Insurance Bill, both to fill a gap in our historical knowledge and because it resonates in our own time of troubles and struggles.

International Council Correspondence Volume 4, Number 8

Living Marxism/International Council Correspondence, Vol. 4, no. 8, September 1939

International Council Correspondence Volume 4, Number 4

Living Marxism/International Council Correspondence, Vol. 4, no. 4, August 1938

International Council Correspondence Volume 4, Number 3

Living Marxism/International Council Correspondence, Vol. 4, no. 3, May 1938

International Council Correspondence Volume 4, Number 2

Living Marxism/International Council Correspondence, Vol. 4, no. 2, March 1938