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Marxism and Psychology

Friday, February 19, 2016

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Marxism and Psychology

The biological model of mental illness reduces the mind to the brain. In contrast, marxism views mental illness as the individual expression of a society made sick by alienated labour.

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“Civil Wars” Misses the Mark

Friday, September 23, 2011

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“Civil Wars” Misses the Mark

"The Civil Wars in US Labor" chronicles the corruption, back-stabbing, power-grabbing, and opportunistic alliances that have characterized recent turf wars among American unions. Why did a generation of activists fail to democratize the unions, and what must we do differently to avoid repeating that failure?

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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

"Solidarity Divided" argues that unions must undergo a fundamental transformation to champion the interests of the entire working class. Is this possible?

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WE are the Union

Monday, February 23, 2009

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WE are the Union

by Eileen Prendiville -- The workers in UHW/NUHW remind us that the power of any union lies in the collective strength of its members. This message is sorely needed by a labor movement reeling from years of defeat.

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War in the House of Labor

Sunday, April 20, 2008

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War in the House of Labor

Two major unions, CNA and SEIU, are locked in battle. Should we take sides or support rank-and-file unity? (See postscript on recent CNA/SEIU merger)

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