January Monthly Newsletter
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Trump's “Withdrawal” — What Next?
Militarist hawks and liberal pundits alike are up in arms (figuratively speaking, of course) over Donald Trump’s “victory” proclamation and announcement of U.S. troops’ withdrawal from Syria. Howls of Republican outrage may signal a further deterioration of the big twit’s shrinking political support on the home front. The Trump gang’s crisis of legitimacy deepens by the day...
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No Plant Closings! Plant Conversion to Save Workers and the Planet
What would it take to keep these assembly and transmission plants open? As autoworkers have begun to formulate demands for the opening of the 2019 contract negotiations, GM upped the…
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What's up in Solidarity?
Event times are in Eastern Standard Time.
January 9, 2019
21:00 - 22:00

Save the date! First in our online education series. Let us know what you are interested in learning about in future sessions. We will be hosting a online introductory course for new members and those interested in joining or learning more about Solidarity. Please RSVP! Capitalism vs Socialism 101 What’s…

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December 20, 2018
What the New Report Tells Us about Climate Change​
The October 2018 report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC), a UN body made up of scientists, confirmed the need to limit the rise in CO2 to…
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December 13, 2018
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Promises the “Rebirth of Mexico”
Andrés Manuel López Obrador took the presidential oath on December 1 and then gave an hour and a half oration to the legislators as well as another lengthy speech to…
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December 5, 2018
A Ruling Class Activist:
A Not-Eulogy for George H. W. Bush
State funeral for George H. W. Bush, December 5, 2018 (Photo_ NPR) The flowing tributes to George Herbert Walker Bush recall what we’re told was a more dignified, less brutal…
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Music of the Movement! Fight The Power!
New Year Quote of Note:
See more of The Masses artwork by Art Young
 
Behind the News!
December 25, 2018
An Appeal to Jewish Women to Support the 2019 Women’s March and Its Leaders
Women’s March leaders from left Tamika Mallory, Bob Bland, Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour. Photo: Jody Rogac/TIME For the past nine months, controversy and obfuscation concerning allegations of anti-Semitism and complicity…
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December 11, 2018
Is There a Gig Economy?
JOB SECURITY HAS never been a feature of capitalism. As competition drives accumulation from one industry or location to another in search of profits via the ups and downs of…
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December 4, 2018
What is at stake in the “yellow jacket” mobilization
On 17 November 2018, at least 2,500 blockades of road junctions and motorway toll booths were reported in all regions of France, involving, according to the police, at least 300,000…
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From Against the Current
Marx and the "International"
KARL MARX WAS was an intrepid traveller in the European context in the mid-19th century. Don’t imagine the bearded one moving around with a roller suitcase, tourist guides and staying at fancy hotels. Marx, the “red mole,” travelled around a tumultuous Europe out of political choice but also because of the strong-arm of ruling-class repression...
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Karl Marx: Revolutionary Heretic
LET US CELEBRATE Marx the heretic. In a global moment in which “the old is dying and the new cannot yet be born” (Gramsci), let us embrace the Karl Marx who, fully immersed in his historical moment, treated every question as, at best, provisionally resolved. That Marx who calls to us in this moment is the prophet of permanent rethinking, insistent on revisiting old problems in light of new evidence and experience...
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Economic crisis and global disorder

Sunday 23 December 2018, by Michel Husson


Women in the yellow jacket movement: class revolt, gender transgression

Saturday 22 December 2018, by Fanny Gallot



International Viewpoint is the  monthly English-language magazine of the Fourth International.  Solidarity is a sympathizing organization of the Fourth International.

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