Sign open letter to Richard Trumka against the”misconduct” investigation into Vermont AFL-CIO. Defend labor’s right to fight against fascism and dictatorship

This is a call out to all anti-fascists to stand with the Vermont AFL-CIO which is under attack by national AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. We call on them to endorse an open letter demanding that Trumka drop the politically motivated “misconduct” investigation into the Vermont AFL-CIO. The investigation is retaliation for a vote it took […]

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Australia’s top union body passes motion demanding freedom for Julian Assange

by Davey Heller, 11th May 2021 On March 10th/11th the Executive of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) passed a motion calling on the US Government to drop its appeal against the court’s decision to release Julian Assange, and calling for Julian’s immediate release from Belmarsh prison. The ACTU is Australia’s central body of […]

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Review: Sofia Petrovna – by Lydia Chukovskaya

By Owen Hsieh – 27/4/21 Of the novels of the Dickens, Thackeray, Bronte and Gaskell, Marx once remarked: “The present splendid brotherhood of fiction-writers in England, whose graphic and eloquent pages have issued to the world more political and social truths than have been uttered by all the professional politicians, publicists and moralists put together.” […]

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Once Again on the Question of Trade Unions and the Tasks of the Party

Note from the Editors: Classconscious.org is publishing a series of articles and documents relating to the break of Shuvu Batta and Peter Ross from the SEP.  The crux of this break was over the issue of revolutionary work within trade unions. Based on the writings of Trotsky and Lenin we disagree with the ICFI’s position […]

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Ancillary documents for article ‘In the wake of the union defeat at Bessemer Amazon expelled SEP members speak out”

Note from the Editors: Classconscious.org is publishing a series of articles and documents relating to the break of Shuvu Batta and Peter Ross from the SEP.  The crux of this break was over the issue of revolutionary work within trade unions. Based on the writings of Trotsky and Lenin we disagree with the ICFI’s position […]

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In the wake of the union defeat at Bessemer Amazon an expelled SEP member speaks out

Jay Reeves/AP. A banner encouraging workers to vote in labor balloting at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. March 30, 2021. Note from the Editors: Classconscious.org is publishing a series of articles and documents relating to the break of Shuvu Batta and Peter Ross from the SEP.  The crux of this break was over the […]

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Solidarity Rally for McCormick Workers

by Davey Heller, 29th March 2021 On Thursday 1st April at 1 PM, the United Workers Union (UWU) is organising a solidarity protest for the workers at McCormicks Foods in Clayton, Melbourne, who are in week five of their strike. They produce sauces for KFC, McDonalds and other fast food franchise, Keens Curry Powder and […]

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Demand release of Australian political prisoner Chan Han Choi

On February 10th, Chan Han Choi pleaded guilty of two charges related to accusations that he breached sanctions placed on North Korea. There is no suggestion that Chan acted for personal gain but was rather motivated by his political support for the deformed workers state of North Korea. His prosecution by the Australian Government was in support of the real crime, the use of sanctions as act of imperialist war against a small nation.

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Qanon and the Capitol Riots resulted from a lack of Class Consciousness

The vast majority of the tens of millions who support Trump gained nothing from him being in office. Yet people were willing to throw themselves onto a fire and risk everything, because fueled by Q they truly believed that Trump was the anointed saviour of the country and the world. The antidote to Qanon is the very thing that it lacks, class consciousness. Followers of Qanon, and the working class in general, need to be shown that their material conditions and interests are not the same as those claiming to be their champion.

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Riot or Coup? A response to the Bolshevik Tendency.

by Davey Heller, February 4th 2021 Since January 6th, much of the Marxist movement in the US have denied that the events in Washington that day represented an attempted coup and were little more than disorganized rabble rioting. They have also downplayed or denied that Trump, the Republican Party and their ruling class backers represent […]

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