The Brutal and Decaying U.S. Empire and the Newtown School Tragedy

by RAY LIGHT  “Violence is as American as Cherry Pie!”— H. Rap Brown, Afro-American liberation fighter Also included in this issue:A Labor Movement Lacking “Class”“If You’re Not Outraged, You’re Not Paying Attention” On December 14, 2012, a troubled twenty year old white upper middle class youth, went into the Sandy Hook elementary school in white … Read more

The Growing Movement for Immigrant Rights in the USAand the Question of Immigration

Immigrant Workers Protest Across the USA Hundreds of thousands of immigrant workers and their families took to the streets in cities and towns throughout the United States during the months of March and April in strong, united, dignified and just opposition to the threatened US government criminalization of undocumented immigrants. Significant mass demonstrations were reported … Read more

In Support of the Struggle ofthe Party of Labor of AlbaniaAgainst Revisionism

Tito’s Temporary Triumphs and the Revival of Leninism in the International Communist Movement: On November 1, 1976 Comrade Enver Hoxha delivered his “Report Submitted to the 7th Congress of the Party of Labor of Albania.” By the end of October, 1976 we had written: “The present rift, so soon after Mao’s death, between the ultra-left … Read more

The Debt Ceiling “Duel” of the Republicans “versus” Obama and the Democrats:Illusion and Reality

Introductory Update: On August 2nd, the very last day before the U.S. government would have begun to default on its debts, the Democrats and Republicans (including its tea party members) in the U.S. Congress reached an agreement on a deficit reduction plan. And President Obama immediately signed the bill. They agreed to raise the debt … Read more