We call for the defense and extension of the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights, including freedom of speech, press, assembly and association, and the right to keep and bear arms for individual and collective defense. The ultimate guarantee of those rights is the organized strength of the working class.
Capitalism and poverty breed crime and repression. Working class people are the primary victims both of street crime and of police reaction to it. The bosses use laws against victimless activities, "legal" and illegal expansion of police powers, military and paramilitary occupation of poor and minority communities, and diversion of resources to police and jails, to keep workers intimidated and dependent.
Sherill Borg, who is running for the State Board Of Equalization District 1, is for taxing the rich and for workers running the industries. In this video, recorded at a candidate forum in Oakland on October 23, she talks about the job and why the corporations are not being taxed fairly under our system. Source San Francisco Labor Video Project.
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