Today marks the 91st anniversary of the birth of the first American Communist Party. The Communist Labor Party was formed on August 31, 1919 by John Reed, Benjamin Gitlow and other expelled members from the Socialist Party of America. The… Read More ›
News relating to Organized Labor, Strikes, Unionization, and Worker’s Struggles in the Workplace.
The Man & the Myth “I’d like to harness their youthful energy with a strap.”–Concerning student demonstrations in California, 1966 “The entire graduated income tax structure was created by Karl Marx. It has no justification in getting government revenue.”–During the… Read More ›
Among the fallacies Americans have come to accept regarding communism, one of the most prevalent is the notion that communism is anti-American and threatens the “sacred foundations” of our presumed American freedom. During the Red Scares and the era of… Read More ›
Adam Jones’ book Genocide, War Crimes and the West: History and Complicity is an incredibly revealing anthology containing accounts of atrocities carried out by Western imperial capitalism and those who serve its interests abroad. Articles describing the little-known and little-understood… Read More ›
Capitalist “democracies” always pride themselves on how democratic their systems are, being that despite any blatant differences in economic power or existing societal prejudices based around race, gender, sexuality or nationality, the system is fair and just because of its… Read More ›
The following is a letter sent to firstname.lastname@example.org from alias NewDealNow. Dear APL, I’ve been reading your articles in The Red Phoenix for a while, and I like some of the things you have to say about Glenn Beck and… Read More ›