• 15 Now Assembly in Oregon
    27 2015 January

    63% Support a $15 Federal Minimum Wage

    New Poll Shows 63% Support a $15/hour Federal Minimum Wage! “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglass, 1857 In the wake of Seattle and San Francisco passing minimum wage ordinances for $15...

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    27 2015 January

    Greece: Syriza comes to power, as old ruling parties collapse

    Left parties fail to form government – Syriza goes into coalition with populist right Independent Greeks Niall Mulholland, socialistworld.net, interviews Andros Payiatsos, from Xekinima (CWI Greece) What is the importance of the Greek election results?...

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    20 2015 January

    Kshama Sawant Gives #SocialistResponse to Obama’s State of the Union Address

    On January 20, 2015 Socialist Alternative member and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant gave the #SocialistResponse to President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address. The transcript is below. Check out last year’s response here: http://sawant.seattle.gov/response-to-obamas-state-of-the-union-address/...

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    20 2015 January

    Greece: Prospect of Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes

    Mass intervention of working class to struggle for socialist policies is vital Interview with Andros Payiatsos, from Xekinima (CWI in Greece) On 19 January, six days before the Greek general elections, socialistworld.net spoke to Andros...

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    15 2015 January

    France: Millions March for Solidarity

    Unity against racism and capitalism! Nearly four million people marched in the streets of France this weekend to express their disgust and their grief against the attacks in Paris which killed seventeen people last week....

Fighting Racism

This year’s MLK Day comes in the wake of the explosive #BlackLivesMatter movement, organized by thousands of black youth and allies across the country engaging in direct actions, rallies, and marches challenging police brutality and...

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Features

The confidence of workers is growing nationwide. With bold leadership, 2015 could be the year of $15/hour!...

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The Coming Wave of Struggle

December 5, 2014

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...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

On January 20, 2015 Socialist Alternative member and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant gave the #SocialistResponse to President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address. The transcript is below. Check out last year’s response here: http://sawant.seattle.gov/response-to-obamas-state-of-the-union-address/...

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US Politics

Quietly passed in last month’s 1,500-page federal budget was a business-led attack on pensions that will shred 40 years of retirement income rights for workers. Supported by the Obama White House, the law permits the...

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Environment

Pete Dickinson is a member of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) Have capitalist governments around the world finally woken up to the danger of global warming? Renewable energy raised its share of...

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The Battle Over Keystone XL

December 10, 2014

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

New Poll Shows 63% Support a $15/hour Federal Minimum Wage! “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglass, 1857 In the wake of Seattle and San Francisco passing minimum wage ordinances for $15...

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World Events

Left parties fail to form government – Syriza goes into coalition with populist right Independent Greeks Niall Mulholland, socialistworld.net, interviews Andros Payiatsos, from Xekinima (CWI Greece) What is the importance of the Greek election results?...

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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

The confidence of workers is growing nationwide. With bold leadership, 2015 could be the year of $15/hour!...

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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

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

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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