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Ask A Socialist about Education

When I was in eighth grade, the teachers in my school district went on strike for a week. In the …

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What is the dictatorship of the proletariat?

Marx said in 1848 that the world is more and more being divided into two opposing classes: the bourgeoisie (capitalists) …

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What does socialist family care look like?

We often think about the family in terms of emotional and social relationships—marriage, kinship, intimacy, and love. “Family is the …

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Are women achieving liberation?

Feminism-DavidFelton-GettyImagesAfter the revolution, the Chinese Communists declared, “Women hold up half the sky.” This new slogan aroused the people….. well, …

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Should we raise the minimum wage?

The U.S. is plagued with low-wage work, and the numbers of people considered “working poor” are only growing. Is raising …

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How would socialists solve the unemployment crisis? Part 3

Socialists have differing opinions on what exactly caused the unemployment crisis and how to solve it, but we’re united on …

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How would socialists solve the unemployment crisis? Part 2

According to the latest numbers, the national unemployment rate fell a hair’s breadth this month, down to 9%. While some …

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Austin Labor in solidarity with Occupy Movement

Our Texas comrades recommended this article from the Left Labor Reporter as an update on the Occupy movement in Austin. …

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How would socialists solve the unemployment crisis? Part 1

This is the first article in Ask A Socialist’s series on unemployment.

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Why are more and more people without …

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Can labor get us out of this mess?

Striking clothing workers paradeFor anyone who loves the labor movement, it’s not unreasonable today to ask whether we’ve lost our way. Today, only …

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