Imperialism Drives Immigration So Capitalism Can Devour All of Us

*This article has been edited based on a member’s direct experience working for immigration reform, especially DACA. Imperialism is the natural expansion of capitalism. The constant need for growth and increased profits sends capitalists beyond national boundaries in search of new markets and lower production costs. […]

The Immeasurable Cost Behind Our Holiday Shopping

Worker at Foxconn, a Taiwanese electronics manufacturer best known for producing Apple (AAPL) iPhones and iPads. ‘Tis the season for consumerism! But it’s about time we open our eyes to capitalism and imperialism. This is a time of the year when consumption peaks. Amazon warehouse and shipping workers work insane hours to make [...]

Imperialism is the Problem. Protest Report Back – Conference on Prosperity & Security.

Last week, Thursday, June 15, 2017, Florida International University hosted day one of “The Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America.” Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) The conference was convened by the US [...]

Prosperity & Security For Who?

Unaccompanied youth ride trains on the journey to the US/Mexico border. Miami, FL – Wed 6/14, Thurs 6/15 & Fri 6/16 – The Conference on Prosperity and Security takes place at Coral Gables, Florida International University, and US Southern Command. Vice President, Mike Pence; Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly; Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson; [...]

Sweet Micky Hocks Autobiography as Haitian Garment Workers Continue to Fight Exploitation

PLASIT-BO Garment Workers Conference (top). Sweet Micky (bottom). By las hermanas Cruz Wednesday, May 18th, The Miami Book Fair, Miami Dade College and Imaginart Media Productions will host former Haitian president, Michel Martelly, at the MDC Wolfson campus for a book signing and discussion of Martelly’s new autobiography, Michel Martelly Autobiographie. “Sweet Micky,” [...]

A few points on electoral politics.

A "corrupted" system? There’s a misconception by Americans that the problem with elected representatives today is that they’re ‘corrupt’ and that the whole political system is corrupt, rigged, and/or broken. The job approval rating for Congress reached an all-time record low of 9% according to a November ‘13 gallup poll. In total, there is a [...]

Overcoming Sectarianism in the Construction of a Combative Mass Movement

By Jan Makandal The Crisis of Capitalism: A Particular Conjuncture Capitalism is going through a period of deep crisis in the reproduction of capital. Two types of contradictions are actually affecting capital, compelling it to desperately seek a remedy for this crisis, which is a result of how capital is currently producing surplus value, and [...]