Agricultural migrant workers during pandemic capitalism

There has been an ongoing shortage in labor for agriculture and adjacent industries, such as food processing, tourism and hospitality. All of these industries have a dependence on the labor of seasonal migrant workers. This issue was already trending in 2019 before the outbreak of Covid-19 but has been exacerbated by the pandemic. In a … More Agricultural migrant workers during pandemic capitalism

Covid capitalism is still killing workers across the world

Over the previous year and a half, the working class across the world has been subject to an extreme intensification of their exploitation and the degradation of their living conditions. Already suffering from a renewed series of attacks by the capitalists to expand their profit margins going all the way back to the end of … More Covid capitalism is still killing workers across the world

Editorial

Past modes of production were notable for their relative stability throughout the course of history. Entire centuries would pass with minimal change in the lives of peasants. Capitalism, on the other hand, has been tumultuous from the start. Stability is short-lived, and sooner or later a crisis erupts in its cyclical fashion. On a world … More Editorial

Ice breaker imperialism

The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple follows the crew of Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker Terry Fox through the icy waters of Franklin Strait, in Nunavut Canada, August 11, 2017. The Canadian Coast Guard assisted Maple’s crew by breaking and helping navigate through ice during several days of Maple’s 2017 Northwest Passage transit. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn. … More Ice breaker imperialism

Malignant ulcers of capitalism: The proletarian struggle for reproductive freedom (Part 2)

1919 Introduction The article which follows was first published on the website of the Internationalist Communist Tendency (leftcom.org) at the end of 2020. It sheds light on sterilization, sex selective abortions, religion, and bourgeois laws as specific to the needs of capital, while noting the consequential damages which are caused to the proletariat. Along with … More Malignant ulcers of capitalism: The proletarian struggle for reproductive freedom (Part 2)