July 18, 2010

Washington, D.C., labor stands strong

By Jonathon Miller

Teamsters still on strike, nurses may go out

The economic crisis continues unabated for the working class, bringing the natural antagonisms between workers and capitalists into sharp focus. At times of lost profits the boss class turns even more savagely against the workers, using the threat of unemployment to lower wages and cut benefits, threatening to turn back the results of years of struggle.