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    14 2014 October

    Corporate Politicians Feeling the Heat — 15 NOW!

    New chapters of 15 Now, the movement we initiated in Seattle last January, have formed in over 20 cities nationwide. Alongside the fast-food strikes and other fight for $15 campaigners, 15 Now is at the...

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    13 2014 October

    U.S.-Led Policy of Air Attacks on ‘Islamic State’ Lies in Ruins

    As Battle for Kobane Rages, IS Forces Make Major Gains in Iraq Obama and his western allies, such as Cameron in Britain, argued that a policy of air strikes alone would be sufficient to defeat...

  • spear-democrats-feature
    09 2014 October

    Grassroots Campaign Takes on Corporate Politician

    By Calvin Priest, Vote Spear Campaign Manager With already more than 200 volunteers, the grassroots Vote Spear campaign is answering the big-business-backed Frank Chopp by building a massive doorknocking campaign and team of neighborhood coordinators....

  • hong-kong-thug-anti-feature
    06 2014 October

    Pro-Regime Thugs Attack Hong Kong Protesters

    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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    03 2014 October

    Largest-Ever Socialist Alternative National Convention

    It was a fever pitch as the largest-ever Socialist Alternative National Convention met for three days this past Labor Day weekend in Seattle. The National Convention is the highest decision-making body of the organization, convened...

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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

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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US Politics

New chapters of 15 Now, the movement we initiated in Seattle last January, have formed in over 20 cities nationwide. Alongside the fast-food strikes and other fight for $15 campaigners, 15 Now is at the...

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Fighting Racism

This upcoming weekend, there will be protests in and around Ferguson, MO demanding justice for the racist police murder of Michael Brown. Socialist Alternative will be participating in these actions, sending members from across the...

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War & Resistance

As Battle for Kobane Rages, IS Forces Make Major Gains in Iraq Obama and his western allies, such as Cameron in Britain, argued that a policy of air strikes alone would be sufficient to defeat...

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Workers' Movement

In a barely legal,17-minute meeting on Monday, October 6, the School Reform Commission voted unanimously to cancel the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers’ (PFT) contract. The latest volley in the on-going campaign to eliminate quality public...

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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 Marty Harrison Registered Nurse and PASNAP Member Philadelphia, PA Over 7.1 million people previously without health coverage now have insurance despite Republican objections and sabotage. Many will see this as a clear victory against...

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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