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If there was any question as to whose side the “impartial” judicial system is on, the shocking verdict in the Exxon Valdez case by the U.S. Supreme Court should leave no room for doubt.
Back on March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spilled 10.8 million gallons of crude oil into the sea in Prince William Sound in Alaska, an important habitat for salmon, sea otters, seals, and seabirds. The spill eventually covered 11,000 square miles of ocean, the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Not only did the oil destroy the area’s plant and wildlife, but the Native Alaskans who live there had their livelihoods ruined. To this day, the pollution is everywhere.
Written by Camilo Cahis in Canada Tuesday, 22 July 2008 13:45
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The Fundamentals of Marxism: A Short Reading List
Marxist theory is the basis upon which our analysis, perspectives, program, and participation in the movement are based. It is our "guide to action." This why the WIL and IMT place so much emphasis on political education. To this end, we have created an extensive Education Plan to assist comrades in their political development. This is an important resource. However, it's length and scope may seem...Read More...
Introduction to "Four Marxist Classics"
Science and Dialectical Materialism
Dialectical Materialism is a way of understanding reality; whether thoughts, emotions, or the material world. Simply stated, this methodology is the combination of Dialectics and Materialism. The materialist dialectic is the theoretical foundation of Marxism. We provide various educational readings on dialectical materialism and its relation to natural science.Read More...
Marxists attach enormous importance to the study of history; not for its own sake but so as to study the great lessons it contains. Without that understanding of the development of events, it is not possible to foresee future perspectives.Read More...
Only with a Marxist understanding of capitalist society can the conscious worker cut through the lies and distortion of the capitalist economists and combat their influence within the Labor Movement.Read More...
Marxism and Anarchism
What are the differences between Marxism and anarchism? What relationship have followers of these two philosophies had in the past?
Marxism and Feminism
The oppression of women has been a key question for Marxism. After all, women constitute half the human race, and have faced discrimination and degradation in many areas of life.Read More...
The National Question
The question of nationalities, that is, the oppression of nations and national minorities, which has characterised capitalism from its birth till the present time, has always occupied a central position in Marxist theory.Read More...
Marxism and Religion
We have received quite a few e-mails from our subscribers asking about the attitude of Marxists to religion.Read More...
The United States
The struggle of the working class in the United States will be a decisive factor in the outcome of the class struggle around the world. We provide here a list of works explaining the important role of the working people of the US.Read More...
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Se profundizan las divisiones en la clase dominanteEditorial de Socialist Appeal no. 77 - La crisis mundial del capitalismo está conduciendo a un profundo cuestionamiento de las estructuras, las instituciones, los políticos y los partidos...Read More...