The Reds in the Hills: An Anarcho-Syndicalist Interpretation of the Contemporary West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

By Michael Mochaidean *Printed with permission from the Hampton Institute Historical Overview In 1990, the average annual salary for West Virginia public teachers was $21,904, making it the 49thworst state for educator pay; only Mississippi’s was worse. The state’s Public Employee Insurance

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An American Revolutionary in Paris: French Workers and the Socialist Party of France (II)

Note from the Editor: This is the second installment of Michael Weinert’s article that is appearing as part of The Socialist’s celebration of May Day 2016. We invite our visitors to read Part I which was recently posted. Also, please take advantage of the link to

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An American Revolutionary in Paris: French Workers and the Socialist Party of France (I)

Note from the Editor: Michael Weinert’s article is appearing in The Socialist in two installments as part of its celebration of May Day 2016. We invite our readers to revisit The Socialist Webzine soon to enjoy the conclusion of Michael’s informative and insightful interviews with

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SPUSA Living Wage Commission: Statement of Solidarity with Verizon Workers

The Socialist Party stands in solidarity with the 40,000 Verizon workers who are currently on strike on the East Coast. At a time when Verizon is reporting billions of dollars in profits and compensates its corporate executives with tens of millions, the idea of trying

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