Articles by

Ramaa Vasudevan

Ramaa Vasudevan teaches economics at Colorado State University and a Catalyst editorial board member.

The Global Class War

The international spread of American capital has subsumed workers around the world to its imperatives, unleashing a global race to the bottom. This global offensive of capital undermines labor as a whole, and has intensified the overall rate of exploitation. It is a mistake for the Left to pit the interests of low-wage workers in the periphery against those in the United States. The mechanisms of imperialist hegemony bind workers in both the center and the periphery in common chains of exploitation.