Features

Historic Opportunities for Rebuilding the Workers and Socialist Movements U.S. Capitalism Passing Through Profound Crisis and Upheaval The following document outlining economic, social and political processes in the United States and the potential for building...

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Working class and peasants rose up against capitalist exploitation, poverty and fascism Tony Saunois, from Socialism Today (July/August 2016) Eighty years ago, the working class and poor peasants of Spain rose up against capitalist exploitation,...

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Peter Taaffe, from Socialism Today (issue No.200, July-August 2016) When faced with a popular revolt the strategists of capital have been heard privately to echo a former California politician: “The people have spoken … the...

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Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the Republican primaries has raised the stakes of the 2016 election. Clinton is positioned to defeat him in November, but her corporate policies could fuel the next Trump. The key...

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2016 Elections: Revolt Against the Establishment

  The Democratic National Convention is engulfed in controversy, tension, and protest. Inside the DNC, outside the DNC gates, and throughout the city on the subway, in bars, restaurants, and hotels the political polarization is...

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US Politics

This article describes an epidemic that has hit not just Massachusetts, but many other parts of the country. Socialist Alternative pointed out in the perspectives document passed at our recent National Convention, “Across the board, the bottom...

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Fighting Racism

The Twin Cities, MN – After days of escalating protests in Minnesota following the police killing of Philando Castile, the Ramsey County Attorney has charged 48 people, including two members of Socialist Alternative MN, with...

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Environment

On May 12, a Royal Dutch Shell undersea pipeline leaked 90,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana. The spill occurred on the same day that the...

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Youth & Students

Temple University has humble origins: it grew out of night school classes held in the basement of a Baptist Church. Today its main campus houses 12,000 students on 105 acres in North Philadelphia. It receives...

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World Events

Report from the CWI School Brexit provided the dramatic backdrop to the discussion on Europe at the 2016 Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) School. Three hundred and twenty comrades from Socialist Alternative and its...

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Fight for 15

Today was one of the most powerful experiences I’ve had in the over 30 years I’ve spent as a worker and an activist fighting for social justice. Several hundred workers and supporters marched on City...

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Workers' Movement

On June 17, the 39,000 workers in the CWA and IBEW unions at Verizon overwhelmingly ratified the contract which ended the biggest strike in recent U.S. history which lasted 45 days. Below is an update...

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LGBTQ Rights

Below is the text of the leaflet that Socialist Alternative is distributing at pride events around the country. You can download the pdf here. The LGBTQIA community lost 49 of our sisters and brothers this...

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Immigrant Rights

The following article was issued as a leaflet on May Day, 2016 this year. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the inspiring mass movement of immigrants that culminated in the mass national walk-out by...

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Women's Rights

On May 12, conservative leaders in Alabama launched another sneak attack on women’s reproductive rights when Governor Robert Bentley signed SB 205 into law, mandating that abortion clinics be located at least 2,000 feet from...

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War & Resistance

It is beyond question that the key issues which have attracted millions of ordinary people to Bernie Sanders’ campaign center around his call for a “political revolution against the billionaire class.” But, inevitably, the Democratic...

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Healthcare

This article describes an epidemic that has hit not just Massachusetts, but many other parts of the country. Socialist Alternative pointed out in the perspectives document passed at our recent National Convention, “Across the board, the bottom...

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Culture

Temple University has humble origins: it grew out of night school classes held in the basement of a Baptist Church. Today its main campus houses 12,000 students on 105 acres in North Philadelphia. It receives...

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History

Working class and peasants rose up against capitalist exploitation, poverty and fascism Tony Saunois, from Socialism Today (July/August 2016) Eighty years ago, the working class and poor peasants of Spain rose up against capitalist exploitation,...

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Economy

The following document outlining the economic situation in the United States and the potential for downturn in the next period was submitted by the outgoing National Committee of Socialist Alternative to our recent National Convention...

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Theory

This piece originally appeared on Huffpost website on April 18. Kailyn Nicholson of #Movement4Bernie and #MillionStudentMarch interviews Seattle’s Socialist City Councilmember about Bernie Sanders’ and Kshama Sawant‘s views of democratic socialism Kailyn: Bernie Sanders has popularized...

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