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Nữ quyền Việt Nam — “Cần đoàn kết đấu tranh cho quyền lợi lao động”

May Hai factory staff is in working hours. © ILO

Trong bối cảnh kinh tế xã hội thị trường ở Việt Nam hiện đại, đấu tranh vị nữ vẫn luôn là một vấn đề hết sức cấp thiết. Đi tìm lời đáp cho câu hỏi liên quan đến thực tế và phương hướng đấu tranh vị nữ tại Việt Nam, nhóm Mèo Mun đã phỏng vấn Nguyễn Ngọc Trân — tác giả từng có bài viết về vấn đề “nữ quyền Tân-tự do” trong bối cảnh Việt Nam hiện nay.
Độc giả quan tâm có thể tìm đọc thêm bài viết “Giải Huyền Thoại Về Hiệp Ước Hoà Bình Oslo” do Nguyễn Ngọc Trân đồng tác giả cùng các thành viên nhóm Vietnam Young Marxists và Mèo Mun.

From a ready meals factory ... to social revolution

Review by Bob Myers of Class Power on Zero-Hours, by Angry Workers of the World (387 pages, £9.00, distributed by PM Press)

Capitalism's New Economy: The Working Class

On re-reading this piece, what is striking about the picture of the working class in capitalism's self-styled service economy in 2006 is how much it resembles the situation today. After decades of capitalist restructuring in the face of problems stemming from the declining rate of profit (problems by no means confined to the economy of the UK) there are now recognisable constants in the socio-economic profile of the 'restructured' working class.

Capitalism's New Economy: The Illusion of a Productive Economy

Part four of this article was written before the biggest financial crash was followed by the biggest banking bail-out in capitalism's history, yet it is interesting to see that essentially the same economic profile presents itself today.

Capitalism's New Economy: The Booming Financial Sector

Part three of this series was published in 2005, two years or so before the great financial crash when the economic pundits were lauding the move away from manufacture to 'business and financial services'.

Capitalism's New Economy: The Value of Capitalist Services

This second article in our series examines what is meant by ‘services’ and their apparently key role in the richest capitalist states where moving away from production of commodities is regarded as essential to economic advancement. Indeed, despite the setback of the 2007/8 financial crash, World Bank figures show that ‘services’ represent a higher proportion of GDP for the world economy as a whole. For the UK 77.4% of GDP was attributed to ‘services’ in 2018.

Capitalism's New Economy: The Case of the UK

The article here, the first in a series on what was then dubbed the "new economy", originally appeared in the CWO's political journal, Revolutionary Perspectives, in 2005.

Are Broken Windows Worth Our Tears?

A meme embracing the attack on the Labour Minister’s Office, using left-icon Gri

When will Ontario Labour confront the violence of the State? How weak responses from social democratic Ontario Federation of Labour demobilize militancy

Are Broken Windows Worth Our Tears?

A meme embracing the attack on the Labour Minister’s Office, using left-icon Gri

When will Ontario Labour confront the violence of the State? How weak responses from social democratic Ontario Federation of Labour demobilize militancy