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May 30th, 2014 · No Comments

review of this week’s coverage, plus Marxist Classics and a few articles from the archive
http://socialistworker.org
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Focus: Low-Wage Workers

Report: Tina Treviño-Murphy
LOW-WAGE DAVIDS TAKE THEIR FIGHT TO GOLIATH’S HQ
McDonald’s workers traveled from dozens of cities to deliver a message to the fast-food giant at its annual shareholders’ meeting: $15 and a union.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/27/davids-take-the-fight-to-golath

Report: Bob Simpson
A GLOBAL CITY FIGHTS FOR 15
Rahm Emanuel’s vision of Chicago as a “global city” is opposed to minimum-wage workers fighting for their rights.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/29/global-city-fights-for-15
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Focus: Labor Struggles

Interview
CONTINUING A FIGHT IN THE IAM
Two leaders of the opposition to the IAM leadership reflect on the recent International elections and the battles ahead.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/28/continuing-the-fight-in-the-iam

Interview: Katy Fox-Hodess
FOR A MORE DEMOCRATIC UNION
A executive board member of the University of California grad employees union talks about the struggles that lie ahead.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/27/for-a-more-democratic-union

Analysis: Jamie Partridge
DITCHING AT-THE-DOOR DELIVERY?
Union letter carriers are organizing against U.S. Postal Service attempts to “convert” to new mail delivery methods.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/28/ditching-at-the-door-delivery
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Focus: European Elections

Analysis
AFTER SYRIZA’S VICTORY
Greek socialists explain how SYRIZA’s victory in European elections opens the way for the left to make new gains.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/28/road-ahead-after-syrizas-victory

Statement
A SIGN OF AUSTERITY AND CRISIS
In the face of election victories for the European right, the left must renew its determination to fight for an alternative.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/27/a-sign-of-austerity-and-crisis
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More Top Articles of the Week

Comment: Eric Ruder
THE UNFREE MARKET
Inequality isn’t an unfortunate evil of an otherwise fair system, but the necessary outcome of an evil system with organized theft at its roots.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/29/inequality-and-unfree-market

Interview: Mike Davis
WHAT THE WILDFIRES TEACH US
The root problems are uncontrolled development and the twisted priorities of a system that puts the interests of the wealthy first.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/28/what-the-wildfires-teach-us

Comment: Sami Al-Arian
WE TOGETHER SHALL RISE
A government witch-hunt victim pays tribute to the late poet Maya Angelou with his own verse, written in response to hers.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/29/we-together-shall-rise

Comment: Giles Ji Ungpakorn
THE COUP AND THE RESISTANCE
The most striking thing about the coup carried out by Thailand’s military is the speed and size of protests against it.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/27/the-coup-and-the-resistance

Obituary: General Baker
CHRYSLER LEARNED TO FEAR HIM
One of the best-known figures from the Black workers’ rebellion in late 1960s Detroit has died after a long illness.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/27/chrysler-learned-to-fear-him

Obituary: Sam Greenlee
GREENLEE’S BLUEPRINT FOR REVOLT
Sam Greenlee, the creator of the book and movie The Spook Who Sat by the Door, wrote from his own experiences.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/29/greenlees-blueprint-for-revolt
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Marxist Classics

Comment: Hal Draper
REVOLUTION FROM ABOVE?
Even if their rhetoric is about freedom and liberty, the currents of socialism-from-above currents take the masses out of the equation.
http://socialistworker.org/2014/05/30/revolution-from-above

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