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

Advantages of Having Democrats in Control of State Government

Jul 18, 2011

Democratic Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois just denied 30,000 state workers their negotiated wage increases, costing the workers $2,500 a year, on average.

Quinn also signed a law passed by the Democratic-controlled legislature, cutting Workers Comp benefits.

Now what was it union leaders have been saying about waiting for help from the Democrats?