Online Poll Shows Strong Working-class Approval for Obama Admin.

President Barack Obama received a resounding round of applause in the initial online public opinion survey conducted by the Center for Working-class Studies (CWCS) at Youngstown State University. According to the survey, 52.6% of the 891 respondents strongly approve and 35% approve of the President’s job performance during his first 100 days in office.

DOJ Blocks Discriminatory Voting Practices In Georgia

WASHINGTON – A coalition of voting rights groups and attorneys today praised a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to block the use of flawed and racially discriminatory voter registration practices by Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel.


Capitalism's Misty Secrets: Marx and the Fetishism of Commodities

Things are not always as they appear. In proving this old proverb, Karl Marx explained some key features of capitalism in a way that remains relevant today. Towards the end of the first chapter of Capital, Vol. 1, after having established the validity of the labor theory of value, Marx presents a section on the Fetishism of Commodities.


Can Capitalism Last?, An Interview with Daniel Rubin

I believe that there is a very big relationship in terms of understanding the fundamentals of capitalism and what is happening now, and what the prospects are for momentary solutions and longer-term solutions further down the road.

Commentary: Who is Responsible for Dr. George Tiller's Murder?

Police reportedly arrested a former right-wing militia member for the assassination. The suspect apparently had run-ins with law enforcement in the 1990s, including for possession of bomb-making materials, and seemed obsessed with the abortion issue, according to his ex-wife. But is he the only one responsible?

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