‘New Philadelphia’ leaves workers behind – A socialist response to the 76ers stadium proposal

On July 21, the ownership of the Philadelphia 76ers unveiled a new $1.3 billion plan to construct a new arena for the team. The proposed arena — 76 Place — would be in Center City at 10th and Market Street.  The 76ers are partnering with David Adelman, the billionaire CEO of Campus Apartments. This partnership […]

For All of Us: Fighting for Black & Palestinian Liberation

Over the past few weeks and all over the world we have seen an incredible outpouring of support for the Palestinian resistance in the name of solidarity and anti-imperialism. Here in the United States, through the mainstream media and the so-called “education” we receive, we have been forcefed years of Pro-Zionist, anti-Palestinian, and anti-Muslim propaganda. […]

Colombian State Terrorism: Made in the USA

A two-day strike planned in Colombia at the end of April to reject an oppressive tax reform has turned into more than a month-long nationwide protest, capturing the attention and solidarity of the world. The United States is the main supporter of the repressive Colombian government. It is the duty of those of us in […]

Rule of the Rich: How a Tiny Class of Ultra-Wealthy Landlords Dominates the Philly Working Class

PHILADELPHIA — In the wake of a year of massive economic downturn coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic, Philadelphia’s largest and most powerful landlords have the most to gain — all at the expense of the Philadelphia working class. A Rapidly Changing City Philadelphia has been changing quickly in recent years, with crises of gentrification, unemployment, […]