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    16 2014 December

    #BlackLivesMatter Movement Continues to Grow

    Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, John Crawford, and Akai Gurley. These names join Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant, Sean Bell, Ramarley Graham, and many others not listed here, all victims of racist killings at the...

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    15 2014 December

    Socialist Alternative Victories of 2014

    Underneath the gross commodification that profit-driven corporations have marketed at us in every imaginable way, the holiday season is still a time of communities coming together, of giving, and of valuing others.  It is a...

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    05 2014 December

    From Ferguson to Staten Island

    An Uprising Against Police Violence A Staten Island, New York, grand jury announced yesterday that it will not indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the illegal chokehold death of father of six and Staten Island...

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    05 2014 December

    The Coming Wave of Struggle

    After Right Wing Gains, Working People Search For Way Forward The coming year could very well see increased struggle, on par with the explosive movements of 2011 around Wisconsin and Occupy. In 2015, the movements...

  • Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri
    03 2014 December

    SOLIDARITY APPEAL: 15 Now Leader Fired by Delta For Speaking out Against Low Pay

    Delta Airlines fired Kip Hedges, a baggage handler for 26 years, simply for supporting a $15/hour minimum wage at the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) Airport. Delta targeted Kip because he leads 15 Now’s workplace campaign at...

Fighting Racism

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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Features

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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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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US Politics

The recent midterm elections witnessed the lowest voter turnout since 1942. Most working-class people are completely disillusioned with the institutions of government – and indeed with all establishment institutions. They see little way of achieving...

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The Coming Wave of Struggle

December 5, 2014

Socialist Alternative in Action

Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, John Crawford, and Akai Gurley. These names join Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant, Sean Bell, Ramarley Graham, and many others not listed here, all victims of racist killings at the...

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Environment

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The Battle Over Keystone XL

December 10, 2014

In the face of mounting and alarming scientific evidence of climate change, environmentalists have targeted the construction of the Keystone XL (KXL) oil pipeline as ground zero in the battle to stop global warming. Republican...

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War & Resistance

What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle? Serge Jordan, CWI The situation in Kobanê has put the Kurdish question in the centre of attention worldwide. The canton of Kobanê, part of Rojava...

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Workers' Movement

With three historic victories for $15 an hour minimum wage in SeaTac, Seattle, and San Francisco over the last year, Minneapolis may be poised to be the next big win for the movement. Major campaigns...

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World Events

Dublin City Center Comes to a Standstill as Different Marches Make Their Way to the Dáil Cillian Gillespie, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Wednesday, December 10th saw an estimated crowd of 80,000 pour onto the...

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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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Women's Rights

Harassment of women in the video games industry, on- and off-line, has reached new lows with the recent GamerGate campaign. Games developer Zoe Quinn was accused by her ex-partner of sleeping with journalists in exchange...

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Women Fight Back!

November 4, 2014

Videos

Dublin City Center Comes to a Standstill as Different Marches Make Their Way to the Dáil Cillian Gillespie, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Wednesday, December 10th saw an estimated crowd of 80,000 pour onto the...

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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

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

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is a seismic break from the first two Hunger Games movies. The fault lines of Panem’s society, previously glimpsed through montages of District workers protesting and rioting against...

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History

Robert Bechert is a member of the CWI who was living in Berlin in 1989. Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement While, for millions, the 1989 opening of the Berlin Wall was rightly...

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Revolutionary Teamsters

July 13, 2014

Economy

Gabriela Sánchez. Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Venezuela) At the end of October, in a national address to the nation, Maduro announced the discovery of two enormous warehouses of medical goods in Aragua state. While speaking,...

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