• Chicago Fight for $15
    14 2015 March

    How Seattle Won $15

    The fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage is gaining further momentum. On April 1, Seattle´s low-wage workers will see the first rise thanks to the efforts of workers, labor, and 15 Now. Seattle...

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    08 2015 March

    Is Chicago’s Corporate Machine Finally Breaking Down?

    The unlikely runoff on April 7 in Chicago’s mayoral race is a challenge to big business and Chicago’s infamous political establishment. It points towards the opportunities to build independent, left campaigns challenging the big business...

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    07 2015 March

    Socialism and the Fight for Women’s Liberation

    Today’s women’s movement stands on the shoulders of countless women who fought against oppression in all its forms and won substantial reforms. From the abolitionist movement to the labor movement to the Civil Rights Movement,...

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    07 2015 March

    Re-Elect Kshama Sawant to Seattle City Council

    A Critical Battle for Working People and the Left The strong record of Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant in achieving victories by organizing and activating working people is the basis to win more,...

  • tpp-fast-track-feat
    03 2015 March

    TPP: Taking Power from People

    Negotiated in secret, and with the potential to erase laws in the name of profits, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been concocted by representatives from 13 countries and 600 “advisers” from major multinational corporations....

Fighting Racism

Since Craig Hicks entered into a Chapel Hill, North Carolina apartment and shot three young Muslims execution-style, there has a been a massive wave of outcry across the world....

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Features

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Is Podemos the Spanish Syriza?

February 16, 2015

Danny Byrne, Commitee for a Workers’ International Originally published in The Socialist and socialistparty.org.uk The election of a Syriza-led government in Greece has encouraged anti-austerity left forces throughout crisis-ravaged Europe and beyond. Nowhere is this more...

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In the wake of Seattle and San Francisco passing minimum wage ordinances for $15 in 2014, a new poll conducted by Hart Research Associates shows 63% of respondents support raising the minimum wage to $15...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

For many young people in America, higher education is seen as the only path to economic opportunity and security. Low-wage workers fighting for $15/hour are constantly told by the capitalist media and politicians that, if...

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US Politics

The unlikely runoff on April 7 in Chicago’s mayoral race is a challenge to big business and Chicago’s infamous political establishment. It points towards the opportunities to build independent, left campaigns challenging the big business...

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John Boehner, Mitch McConnell

Republican Offensive

February 11, 2015

Workers' Movement

Join 15 Now, labor unions, and Councilmember Sawant on March 28 to let workers know they are getting a raise! Reposted from 15Now.org “The $15/hour minimum wage movement delivered a resounding one-two punch against right-wing opponents of...

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Chicago Fight for $15

How Seattle Won $15

March 14, 2015

Women's Rights

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry is a documentary that explores the eruption of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the late 1960s to the mid ‘70s in the United States....

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Environment

The announcement that President Obama plans to veto a “Republican-backed” bill approving the KXL (KXL) is rightfully seen as a victory for the environmental movement and a direct result of their persistent campaigning. However, it’s...

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Reuters/Mike Theiler

The Battle Over Keystone XL

December 10, 2014

War & Resistance

No to Endless War People are understandably horrified by the litany of highly publicized beheadings by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its affiliates, as well as the terrorist attacks in Europe...

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World Events

The historic election of the Coalition of Radical Left (SYRIZA) on January 25 brought to power for the first time a left government in Greece – following five years of savage austerity measures that have...

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Immigrant Rights

English en español A Partial Victory President Barack Obama recently announced plans to change U.S. immigration policies by executive action, in essence, temporary legal protection against deportation for almost five million undocumented immigrants. This is...

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Videos

15 Now Minimum Wage Debate

Debate: $15 Minimum Wage

March 18, 2015

Watch 15 Now activist and Socialist Alternative member Stephen Price, along with Professor Ben Cowan of WSU’s economics department, debate a right-wing economist and small business owner on the $15 minimum wage. The debate was...

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Healthcare

The situation at the hospital in Texas where two nurses contracted Ebola from a patient showed how ill- prepared hospitals in the U.S. are for Ebola. The initial attempt of the Centers for Disease Control...

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LGBT Rights

Leslie Feinberg, an influential transgender socialist activist and writer, passed away on November 15, 2014 after a long battle with tick borne diseases. Her final words were “Hasten the revolution! Remember me as a communist...

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In the wake the of the murder of unarmed teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by police officer Darren Wilson and the ongoing protests demanding justice, many groups have written letters of solidarity to the...

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Culture

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry is a documentary that explores the eruption of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the late 1960s to the mid ‘70s in the United States....

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History

Eleanor Marx played a pivotal role in the mass strikes in the East End of London in the 19th century and campaigned for a mass workers’ party. She was to the forefront of the struggle...

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Revolutionary Teamsters

July 13, 2014

Economy

China’s economic slowdown already being felt throughout world economy Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “The most important number in the world, for the past 30 years and next five years, is China’s growth rate,” declared BBC Economics...

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