• Dysfunction-feature
    31 2014 October

    Midterm Elections and the Dysfunction of the Two Major Parties

    The threat of Republicans taking control of the US Senate does not reflect a shift to the right, but the huge disappointment with Democrats. Meanwhile the response being received by genuine left candidates like Howie...

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    30 2014 October

    “Mike Brown Means Fight Back!”

    Ferguson October: A Weekend of Resistance The weekend of October 10-13 saw Ferguson pulsating with sustained protests that expressed the undying rage at the killing of Michael Brown, with the possible indictment of police office...

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    28 2014 October

    Ebola: Exposing the Chaos of Private Health Care

    By Sarah White, Registered Nurse (RN) On Friday, September 25, 2014, my Uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse...

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    27 2014 October

    End U.S. Middle East Interventions

    Only Working People Can Defeat Terror and Oppression Another war with U.S. involvement has started in the Middle East. Obama is the fourth president in a row to bomb Iraq. This is not an intervention...

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    21 2014 October

    Jess is on Seattle Weekly ‘s Front Cover!

    Friends, Did you see the cover of the Seattle Weekly? Jess Spear and her challenge to corporate politician Frank Chopp are the cover story! The two articles about Jess inside, “Election ’14: What Would Happen if Jess Spear Overturned...

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Revolutionary Teamsters

July 13, 2014

Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes This year marks the 80th anniversary of one of the greatest labor revolts in U.S. history: the strikes of the Minneapolis Teamsters in 1934. Led by...

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Article updated June 2, 2014 after the vote of the full City Council. Seattle is the first major city to pass a $15/hr minimum wage.  One hundred thousands workers will be lifted out of poverty and millions will...

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Environment

Naomi Klein’s newly published book is a welcome and much needed addition to the debates on how to tackle global warming. Klein not only outlines its enormous threat to humanity, but shows the need for...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

Friends, Did you see the cover of the Seattle Weekly? Jess Spear and her challenge to corporate politician Frank Chopp are the cover story! The two articles about Jess inside, “Election ’14: What Would Happen if Jess Spear Overturned...

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US Politics

The threat of Republicans taking control of the US Senate does not reflect a shift to the right, but the huge disappointment with Democrats. Meanwhile the response being received by genuine left candidates like Howie...

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Fighting Racism

Ferguson October: A Weekend of Resistance The weekend of October 10-13 saw Ferguson pulsating with sustained protests that expressed the undying rage at the killing of Michael Brown, with the possible indictment of police office...

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War & Resistance

Only Working People Can Defeat Terror and Oppression Another war with U.S. involvement has started in the Middle East. Obama is the fourth president in a row to bomb Iraq. This is not an intervention...

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Workers' Movement

By Sarah White, Registered Nurse (RN) On Friday, September 25, 2014, my Uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse...

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World Events

Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government! Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) On Friday, October 3rd, with protests ranks dipping after six days of occupations, standoffs with police,...

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After the Gaza Slaughter

October 4, 2014

Immigrant Rights

Sixty thousand people will be the sacrificial lambs of political expediency for this fall’s midterm elections. That’s the number of undocumented immigrants likely to be deported between now and November because Obama has broken yet...

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Women's Rights

This article was originally published on Crosscut.com On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that for women, “it’s not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will actually...

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Videos

Video of hard-hitting debate between Socialist Alternative candidate Jess Spear and Democratic Washington State House Speaker Frank Chopp.  Jess Spear refuses to accept corporate cash whereas Frank Chopp has received over $800,000 from corporations, including...

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Healthcare

By Sarah White, Registered Nurse (RN) On Friday, September 25, 2014, my Uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse...

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LGBT Rights

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By Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant This year we march in our 40th Seattle Pride Parade, continuing the decades of heroic struggle by LGBTQ people for equal rights. Like all other victories for...

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Culture

Published in Socialism Today, Issue 182, October 2014 The dust is still settling on the most recent war in Gaza, which included the massacre of over 2,000 Palestinian civilians at the hands of the Israeli state terror...

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History

Published in Socialism Today, Issue 182, October 2014 The dust is still settling on the most recent war in Gaza, which included the massacre of over 2,000 Palestinian civilians at the hands of the Israeli state terror...

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Revolutionary Teamsters

July 13, 2014

Economy

We Need a People’s Budget that Funds Human Services, Affordable Housing, and Public Transit Download pamphlet here. A budget is the clearest statement of the politics and priorities of the government. Seattle Mayor Murray’s proposed...

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