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Open meeting: Fort Lauderdale, Saturday Feb. 25, 2017

Working people in Fort Lauderdale, please join us for open discussion. Bring your ideas! If we complain about abuse, low pay and victimization at work, if we’re alone we’re simply fired. Let’s come together so we can plan how we might begin to back each other up! Print out these leaflets for your coworkers and …

Overworked? Underpaid?

We’re all feeling the squeeze. What can we do? ORGANIZE! Profits are higher than ever, but we aren’t paid enough to make a living! We can’t afford basic necessities like food, clothing, rent and medical expenses while our wages are too low. Many of us need two or three jobs just to feed our kids. …

¿Demasiado Trabajo? ¿Gana Poco dinero?

Todo el mundo esta bajo presión. ¿Que podemos hacer? ¡Organizar! Las ganancias empresariales son más altos que nunca, ¡pero no estamos pagado suficiente para sobrevivir! No podemos darnos el lujo de las necesidades básicas, como alimentos, ropa, alquiler, y gastos médicos, mientras que nuestros salarios son demasiado bajos. Muchos de nosotros necesitamos dos o tres …

If Workers Take Power:

– Instead of the small class of capitalists controlling society, we can make our own decisions about work and social life. – Instead of some of us being forced to work too many hours while others are unable to find a job at all, the work can be divided so everyone works a reasonable amount. …

Confessions of a Petit Bourgeois Radical Striving to Assist the Working Class in the Fight Against Capitalism

An old comrade of mine died last spring. Around 25 years ago we were part of a team distributing “Revolutionary Worker” newspapers in Miami neighborhoods. After I left the RCP a few years later, we ceased working together but remained friends. He left behind a box of pamphlets from the mid- to late-1970s issued by …

“We need to speak with one voice!”

We spoke with several independent operator truck drivers in Fort Lauderdale recently. A driver for XX (company names witheld to protect worker anonymity) explained that he has to pay for all the upkeep of his truck, fuel, etc. It costs him about $30 just to come out and wait for work. That day he had …

“¡Tenemos que hablar con una sola voz!”

Un camionero que trabaja con la Empresa “X” (nombre de la empresa declarado desierto para proteger el anonimato) en Ft. Lauderdale habló con nosotros acerca de sus condiciones de trabajo. Nos explicó que él tiene que pagar todo el mantenimiento de su camioneta, incluyendo combustible diesel, seguro, etc. Le cuesta $ 30 sólo para salir …

What is Capitalism?

Capitalism is a mode of production – a totality of social relations that shapes how the society as a whole reproduces itself, how we all meet our needs, how we get from one day to the next. There are different modes of production, distinguished from one another by what drives the economy. This economic foundation …