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

Running on Empty

May 30, 2011

The California Department of Labor estimates that 343,657 people in the state have exhausted all unemployment benefits–and the number continues to grow.

These long-term unemployed are casualties of the war that big business and the wealthy are waging to increase their profits, trying to squeeze ever more work out of fewer workers.