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The Civil War in the United States

Marx writing in Die Presse No. 306, November 7, 1861. Marx makes explicit his concern that the Confederacy might win the US civil war, and that this would result in the system of slavery being expanded to the North.

Holding the line: supporters picket Canada Post after back-to-work legislation

Sunrise at Edmonton picket, November 30, 2018 © Bob Barnetson

Union members and community supporters across Canada have been organizing militant and effective pickets at Canada Post facilities ever since legislation came down on Monday [November 26] making strikes by Canada Post workers themselves illegal. This report first appeared on Organizing Work.

Jason Walker attacked by prison clansmen for reporting their brutality

Jason Walker reports on a recent attack by prison guards attempting to silence his writing. This story first appeared in the San Francisco Bay View, and readers may wish to donate to the Bay View's ongoing operating costs.

Mixed Guilty Verdict Against First Vaughn/Smyrna 17 Trial Group

The Revolutionary Abolitionist Movment report from the trial of the first three defendants from the Vaughn/Smyrna 17, who are facing charges for alleged participation in a prison rebellion in January 2017.

Class relations in the US - A background text

We wrote this text last year, as a reading suggestion for our debate on current class struggle in the US. We thought it might still be of interest. It focusses on the 'internal dynamics' rather than US foreign (military) policy...

There is No Migrant Crisis: Against the Militarization of the Border

A text co-produced by Crimethinc and It's Going Down, discussing Trump's threats to use the army against migrants.

Citizens for better science

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The left should advocate for free access to not only scientific literature and data but also the means of production of science.