For the first time in decades, the US rulers have begun to fear
the working class.
That, above all, is what the 2016 US election revealed.
Why the fear? Because millions of working people are starting
to reject being made to bear the brunt of capitalism’s global
economic and social crisis and brutal wars.
Hillary Clinton contemptuously called workers who refused
to vote for her irredeemable “deplorables.”
Winner Donald Trump tries to divide and weaken us—
demagogically targeting Mexicans, Muslims, unionists, women,
and others—while lining the bosses’ pockets.
The Clintons’ Anti-Working-Class Record
profit-driven course over the last quarter century of the party
of capital, Democrat and Republican alike. It explains the
awakening anger, the expanding and wide-ranging discussion
among working people seeking to understand and effectively
resist the capitalists’ assaults.
Jack Barnes is National Secretary of the Socialist Workers Party
“It should be noted that The Clintons’ Anti-Working-Class Record
is emphatically not a pro-Republican or pro-Trump manifesto; the focus is on the Clintons’ culpability in a status quo of immiseration for the working class. Chapters especially focus on the negative ramifications of “Ending Welfare As We Know It” in the early 2000’s, and the root causes of the 2008 world financial crisis that became the Great Recession of 2009. A handful of black-and-white diagrams and an index round out this fierce, no-holds-barred condemnation of the Clintons’ failings. Also highly recommended is Barnes’ Are They Rich Because They’re Smart?
an open call for socialist revolution in the United States.” —Midwest Book Review.
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