The Spark

the Voice of
The Communist League of Revolutionary Workers–Internationalist

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.”
— Karl Marx

Catastrophe in Ethiopia

Mar 20, 2017

At least 65 people died in the collapse of a gigantic trash heap outside the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. The poorest of the poor were trying to survive atop that ocean of waste, as in other big cities on earth. While wealth accumulates in the pockets of a handful of billionaires and capitalists, misery and exploitation condemn an increasingly large part of humanity to a horrible fate.

Overthrowing capitalism and putting an end to the capitalist class would be a public safety measure.