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Friday, October 21, 2016
Kerry, Putin, they don't speak for Workers. We need our own voice, our own party
Afscme Local 444, retired
A working class woman asked me what I think about Syria. Can the Russians and the US solve the problems there? Can Kerry and Putin work it out? No they can't. Capitalism cannot solve the crisis in Syria because it is a crisis of capitalism just like the environmental crisis or world hunger. These are some of my immediate thoughts on some of this.
Only a global movement of the working class can stop the slaughter, the migration and humanity from heading down the slippery slope to total annihilation. Only a democratic socialist federation of states can solve this problem. A cooperative of nations states on a global scale that can determine what we produce, and how we produce it. The global trading of what we produce can be determined on the basis of what humanity needs and in harmony with nature. Production for profit which has its origin in surplus value, that which we produce above what we are paid for our labor power is at the root of our problems as a global community of human beings.
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