American Party of Labor (APL): Let Us Build The People’s Movement On International Women’s Day!

“The entire party and country should hurl into the fire and break the neck of anyone who dared trample underfoot the sacred edict of the party on the defense of women’s rights.” – Enver Hoxha, 1967 Possibly the first example of class stratification and exploitation in human history was the subjugation of women. In primitiveContinue reading “American Party of Labor (APL): Let Us Build The People’s Movement On International Women’s Day!”

American Party of Labor on John Brown

Taken from the A.P.L. Facebook page. On the morning of December 2nd, 1859, abolitionist fighter John Brown was hanged. One of the leaders of the left-wing abolitionist movement and participant in the Underground Railroad, Brown came to realize that the institution of slavery could not be ended by peaceful means, and that such oppression hadContinue reading “American Party of Labor on John Brown”

American Party of Labor: William I. Robinson’s Global Theory of Capitalism – The Problems of Transnational Class and State

Globalization has become a subject of the utmost interest in recent decades. With the collapse of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the rise of capitalist hegemony in its most sincere form, some have argued for an “end of history” in which international capitalism reigns supreme, lead by the the United States, the chiefContinue reading “American Party of Labor: William I. Robinson’s Global Theory of Capitalism – The Problems of Transnational Class and State”

American Party of Labor: Who Started the War?

Anti-Communist Hysteria on the Rise It seems that once again a specter is haunting Europe, if not the world. Yes, the specter of communism, which was supposedly totally discredited, debunked and rendered wholly irrelevant since 1989. The ruling classes of Europe and the industrialized imperialist world are again putting all their efforts into exorcising thisContinue reading “American Party of Labor: Who Started the War?”

American Party of Labor: Insights into Socialist Albania from “Pickaxe and Rifle”

William Ash’s Pickaxe and Rifle: the Story of the Albanian People is a comprehensive, diversified, in-depth study and explanation of the experiences and the social system of the tiny, formerly Marxist-Leninist Balkan country. Ash was invited to travel to the People’s Socialist Republic of Albania in 1969. He visited again in 1971. He was given the opportunityContinue reading “American Party of Labor: Insights into Socialist Albania from “Pickaxe and Rifle””

Celebrate International Workers’ Day 2013!

Today we celebrate May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, a holiday celebrated by working people worldwide. This day began in commemoration of the 1886 Haymarket Massacre in Chicago, where police fired upon workers striking for an eight-hour-day. Since then it has become a global celebration of the labor union movement as well asContinue reading “Celebrate International Workers’ Day 2013!”

The American Party of Labor Celebrates International Women’s Day

Comrades around the world! Today we celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day. We reaffirm that the link between women’s liberation and total human emancipation from exploitation is unbreakable, and that we cannot have one without the other. To speak about revolution and the creation of a new society while ignoring the oppression of women isContinue reading “The American Party of Labor Celebrates International Women’s Day”

Are Guns the Problem?

Once again, in the wake of a shooting spree, bourgeois media makes the issue about gun control rather than the social pressures and problems that make people go over the edge and go on a rampage. Here’s an article from the Red Phoenix helping to wade through the murk of a debate that ultimately (andContinue reading “Are Guns the Problem?”

Libyan Rebels Imprisoning and Torturing Thousands

An estimated 7,000 detainees being held, including women, children and black Africans tortured for skin colour Libya’s former rebels have illegally detained thousands of people, including women and children, according to the United Nations secretary general. Many of the 7,000 prisoners have been tortured, with some black Africans mistreated because of their skin colour, womenContinue reading “Libyan Rebels Imprisoning and Torturing Thousands”

American Party of Labor Statement on the Killing of Muammar Gaddafi

No the Colonization of Libya! With the victory of the NATO-backed rebels and the National Transitional Council, Libya has been colonized once again. Moammar Gaddafi, the leader of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, has been killed according to the country’s rebel government on October 20th, 2011. Gaddafi was murdered in his hometown of Sirte, a strongholdContinue reading “American Party of Labor Statement on the Killing of Muammar Gaddafi”

American Party of Labor: Reconsider Columbus Day

Happy Genocidal Maniac Day! Five hundred and eighteen years ago, today 12 October, a momentous event happened. The supposed “discovery” by one Cristóbal Colón—also known as Christopher Columbus, landed on the Bahamian island of San Salvador and subsequently was labeled the “first” European to take notice of the Americas. Let us consider the supposed discovery.Continue reading “American Party of Labor: Reconsider Columbus Day”

American Party of Labor Statement On The State Murder of Troy Davis

Troy Davis is dead. Despite the appeals of many, despite an overwhelming lack of evidence in his case, the capitalist “justice” system decided that he must die. Like a lynch mob in the American apartheid known as Jim Crow, the state has sanctioned murder in the name of punishing and terrorizing a community for itsContinue reading “American Party of Labor Statement On The State Murder of Troy Davis”

Eyewitnesses dismiss overnight rebel advances on Tripoli

From The Red Phoenix Reports of tracer bullets and explosions over the Libyan capital have sparked rumors of the imminent defeat of Colonel Gaddafi and his regime. However, it transpired that most of these shots were fired by victorious Gaddafi loyalists. On Saturday evening, rounds were fired close to a hotel hosting foreign journalists. ExplosionsContinue reading “Eyewitnesses dismiss overnight rebel advances on Tripoli”

About the American Party of Labor (APL)

The American Party of Labor (APL) is a Marxist-Leninist political party in the United States, founded in December, 2008. It follows the line of Marx-Engels-Lenin-Stalin and published The Red Phoenix. In the fallout of a global recession, the people of the United States stand in a position of economic uncertainty. There is no end to theContinue reading “About the American Party of Labor (APL)”