The Nationalist’s Dilemma The nationalist has always found himself in a difficult quandary. Virtually all nationalist mythology tells of some better time in the nation’s history. It speaks of a time when people were patriotic, respectful of their elders and fellow… Read More ›
News relating to Organized Labor, Strikes, Unionization, and Worker’s Struggles in the Workplace.
Update from Comrade Talha Saad on PTCL Strike
The workers of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) have been engaged in a historical battle with capital for past two months. The Pakistani state and media tried their best to prevent the workers’ voice from being echoed not only in… Read More ›
Do the Wealthy Deserve Their Wealth?
The main reasons for acquiring wealth in the capitalist system can be summed up as the following: Inheritance Luck Knowing the right people Less-than-legal activity State aid Gambling with stocks Exploiting their niche in the market Self-employment; having private… Read More ›
Honduran People Struggle Against Coup Government
The Events in Honduras On June 28th 2009, the Honduran army arrested Honduras President Manuel Zelaya in his home compound. He was forced to resign his position and board a plane to Costa Rica to live in exile. Zelaya attempted… Read More ›
Be a Part of History: October 2nd Rally in Washington D.C.
From ANSWER Coalition: Hundreds of thousands of working people will be rallying together on October 2, 2010 to demand jobs, justice and peace. The October 2 rally is organized by a broad coalition of labor, civil rights and anti-war organizations…. Read More ›
Protest Against Corporate Welfare in California
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 14 September 2010 CONTACT: Elijah Craig, elijahAPL@gmail.com American Party of Labor joins advocates and others in calling for an end to wasteful corporate tax breaks and secret loopholes; Billions in giveaways to wealthiest corporations cost the State… Read More ›
When one removes the rose-colored glasses of American consumerist ideology, that anti-culture which assures us that happiness is only “one purchase away,” the world we see is one plagued by stratification. We live in a world of billionaires and starving… Read More ›
Special Report from Comrade Talha Saad, a Marxist-Leninist in Pakistan
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) was privatized by the former military dictator Gen. Pervaiz Musharaf in 2005 after brutally suppressing a workers’ anti-privatization movement. 26% of the shares of the company were sold while the government retained more than 51%… Read More ›
Celebrate the 91st Anniversary of American Communism
Today marks the 91st anniversary of the birth of the first American Communist Party. The Communist Labor Party was formed on August 31, 1919 by John Reed, Benjamin Gitlow and other expelled members from the Socialist Party of America. The… Read More ›
Cold War Killer File: Ronald Reagan
The Man & the Myth “I’d like to harness their youthful energy with a strap.”–Concerning student demonstrations in California, 1966 “The entire graduated income tax structure was created by Karl Marx. It has no justification in getting government revenue.”–During the… Read More ›
The Revolutionary Process
It is without a doubt that our society as it stands is in desperate need of change. How does society truly change? What does change entail? Numerous ideologies have different ways of approaching these questions. Liberalism acknowledges that “change” to… Read More ›
Communism Vs. American Exceptionalism
Among the fallacies Americans have come to accept regarding communism, one of the most prevalent is the notion that communism is anti-American and threatens the “sacred foundations” of our presumed American freedom. During the Red Scares and the era of… Read More ›
Review: Genocide, War Crimes and the West
Adam Jones’ book Genocide, War Crimes and the West: History and Complicity is an incredibly revealing anthology containing accounts of atrocities carried out by Western imperial capitalism and those who serve its interests abroad. Articles describing the little-known and little-understood… Read More ›
The Myth of Capitalist Democracy
Capitalist “democracies” always pride themselves on how democratic their systems are, being that despite any blatant differences in economic power or existing societal prejudices based around race, gender, sexuality or nationality, the system is fair and just because of its… Read More ›
Letters to the American Party of Labor: If Socialism is So Great, Why Did it Collapse?
The following is a letter sent to email@example.com from alias NewDealNow. Dear APL, I’ve been reading your articles in The Red Phoenix for a while, and I like some of the things you have to say about Glenn Beck and… Read More ›