Tag Archives: Working Class

War: Who is it Good for?

After being charged taxes for working on their land by feudal lords, many European workers then came under the yoke of capitalists, forced to accept undignified and unsafe working conditions in factories and inadequate pay for the work they did. … Continue reading

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Raise in Subway Costs in Mexico City

The raise in subway costs in Mexico City is very clearly a regressive tax.   The subsidy was never a benevolent government gift to the people. It was a service paid for by the tax of Mexican citizens. However, because … Continue reading

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3) Calle 13: Unified Action and the Power of the Proletariat

In the song “El Hormiguero“, Residente uses the metaphor of an ant colony to represent the fight of workers against the oppression of exploitative capitalist and imperialist forces. It would be difficult to interpret this track in any way other … Continue reading

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