Slavery

‘Mothers of Gynecology’ monument exposes horrors of slavery 

A righteous tidal wave of anger followed people seeing the nine-minutes-plus videotaped police lynching of George Floyd in Minneapolis late…

July 22, 2022

Haiti needs reparations, not sanctions

This slightly edited article first appeared in Workers World on July 17, 2003. The writer, Pat Chin, was a contributing…

May 30, 2022

From chattel slavery to modern prisons

The following remarks were given during the 50 Years of Resistance: Black August & Attica live broadcast hosted by the…

September 7, 2021

Black labor: From chattel slavery to wage slavery/ Part 2

The following is excerpted from Chapter 2 of Marcy’s “High Tech, Low Pay: A Marxist analysis of the changing character…

February 14, 2020

WW commentary: Spirit of Harper’s Ferry raid lives on

This is a slightly edited version of this article (subheads were added), published on Oct 21, 2009, in Workers World.…

February 14, 2020

Black labor: From chattel slavery to wage slavery, Part 1

By Sam Marcy The following is excerpted from Chapter 2 of  Marcy’s “High Tech, Low Pay: A Marxist analysis of…

February 11, 2020