Statement by the Labor Fightback Network (LFN), the Ujima People’s Progress Party (UPP) and Labor and Community for an Independent Party (LCIP) The United States, the global epicenter of capitalist inequality, has become in fact the global epicenter of disease and death. After 40 years of cutbacks and relentless efforts to destroy everything the working class has… Read more
Why We Will Be Attending the “Break the Grip of the Two-Party System” Conference — and Why You Should Too
(titles listed for id. only) Nancy Wohlforth, Secretary-Treasurer Emerita, OPEIU (AFL-CIO) (Washington, DC) The time is now to begin laying the groundwork of an independent, labor-based political party. Two resolutions adopted by the national convention of the AFL-CIO in October 2017 are our reference point. The first one states, “Whether the candidates are elected from… Read more
VOICES FOR INDEPENDENT WORKING-CLASS POLITICS By E.J. Esperanza (Immigrant Rights Activist) (presentation to the April 25 Expanded Organizing Committee meeting of Labor and Community for an Independent Party / LCIP) It’s with great enthusiasm that I join you all here today. I join you as a removal defense attorney, yes, but first and foremost, as… Read more
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