Tag: Lee Sustar

A coup attempt in the Teamsters

Original article, subtitled Lee Sustar explains the background to the attempt by the Teamsters bureaucracy to oust the reform leadership of an important local in Chicago, via Socialist Worker (US):

A COUP against the reform leadership of a big Teamster local in Chicago is underway–and it’s aimed at restoring the corrupt old guard leadership to power and snuffing out union democracy.

Sparks of resistance in the labor movement?

Original article, subtitled Lee Sustar reports on signs of movement among the union movement’s rank and file, via Socialist Worker (US):

AFTER A grim year for organized labor, those committed to class-struggle unionism can find a few good reasons to be cheerful this holiday season.

Who caused the great crash of 2008?

Original article, subheaded Lee Sustar analyzes the roots of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression–and shows why Marxism offers the best way of understanding what went wrong, via Socialist Worker (US):

THERE ARE plenty of people who should be held accountable for turning an ordinary recession that began a year ago into a global catastrophe.