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

They’re Part of the Problem

Jun 2, 2008

Did you ever wonder why the auto bosses don’t push Congress to rein in oil prices since they are obviously affecting their sales?

Because the auto bosses are part of the problem. Owners of industry are the very people who are taking the profits made in their factories and production and throwing them into the speculation on Wall Street–driving up the price of oil, for example, or housing before that.

There’s more than one way for a capitalist to skin a cat.