The Spark

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

3,000 jobs available
– 250,000 apply

Aug 30, 2004

A quarter of a million people submitted applications to be part-time longshore workers at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Only 3,000 were chosen in a drawing on August 19.

Don't let any reactionary pretend there are jobs available for everyone who wants to work.