John Leslie

UNITED STATES

The Unions Must Fight Against Right to Work!

February 02, 2017 | Republicans in Congress have introduced amendments to the National Labor Relations Act and Railway Labor Act today aimed at crippling the right to organize a union. Such national “Right-To-Work” (...)

John Leslie

UNITED STATES

1917: Black Troops Rebel Against Jim Crow in Houston

December 17, 2016 | The year was 1917. Black Troops in Houston rebel against police violence and against Jim Crow.

John Leslie

UNITED STATES

“Right-to-work” laws –what they are and how to fight them

December 15, 2016 | High at the top of the GOP and big business wish list for the New Year is a National Right-To-Work (RTW) law aimed at gutting the ability of the unions to finance themselves and fight back (...)

John Leslie

UNITED STATES

After a Trump Victory, We Will Fight Back!

November 10, 2016 | A Trump victory is a blow against the working class. In the face of a racist, sexist, xenophobic President, we must fight back!

John Leslie

MIDDLE EAST

Israel, Palestine, Anti-Semitism and the US Left

September 13, 2016 | Once the flagship of US Trotskyism, the US Socialist Workers Party is reduced to a rubber life raft of derailed sectarianism. The SWP was for decades a proponent of the liberation of the (...)

John Leslie

UNITED STATES - POLICE BRUTALITY

After Dallas: Continue the Struggle for Justice!

July 11, 2016 | Black people in the U.S. are under attack. There is a clear pattern of police violence against the Black community, including extrajudicial murders which go unpunished by a racist criminal (...)

John Leslie

Unemployment and Poverty, Inherent Features of Capitalism

July 07, 2016 | Millions of workers in the U.S. and around the world struggle to survive, often working low-wage, part-time jobs with no benefits. These victims of capitalism's drive for profits must be at the (...)

John Leslie

USA-MEXICO

Philadelphia Solidarity with Teachers in Oaxaca

June 29, 2016 | Philadelphia holds a vigil in solidarity with teachers in Oaxaca.

John Leslie

The Night Shift: Capitalism’s Silent Killer

June 21, 2016 | Millions work night shifts to satisfy the capitalist system’s around-the-clock drive for profits, which poses a serious threat to the health of night workers. Time for a fight back to reclaim the (...)

John Leslie