Fighting Racism

Socialist Alternative St. Louis member, Ashton Rome, spoke at the 2015 LGBTQ Task Force’s Creating Change Conference in Denver, arguing that the fight against systemic racism, mass incarceration, economic disenfranchisement and police brutality is a...

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Fight for 15

Urgent Solidarity Needed! Brinks can’t be allowed to threaten workers with financial ruin for standing up for their rights on the job. Let Brinks know we have Darletta’s back!...

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Youth & Students

My eight-year-old daughter Nora is part of a mass movement. She is one of thousands of children in New York state who opted out of this year’s high-stakes tests. Journalists and opt-out groups are scrambling...

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Features

Chicago Fight for $15

How Seattle Won $15

March 14, 2015

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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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,...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

Shell and big oil corporations put their profits over people and our environment. It is up to us to stop them. ...

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US Politics

How should socialists respond to Sanders’ campaign? What is the best way to galvanize the radicalizing forces in U.S. society? These issues have provoked a significant debate on the left....

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#ReadyForKshama

April 28, 2015

Workers' Movement

New Jersey's anti-worker Governor Chris Christie recently cut $1.57 billion dollars from the state's public pension and benefit system. These cuts will impact both current workers and retirees....

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Immigrant Rights

The fate of millions of undocumented workers for whom the threat of deportation had been lifted by President Obama’s executive order last November now rests with a three-judge panel in New Orleans. ...

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Women's Rights

Build a movement for Women’s Reproductive Rights In February Purvi Patel, an Indiana resident, became the first woman in the US to be convicted of “feticide;” and on March 30 she was sentenced to 41...

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Environment

Shell and big oil corporations put their profits over people and our environment. It is up to us to stop them. ...

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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

Growing regional destabilisation This article was originally published on socialistworld.net. Shaun Arendse, CWI South Africa On 2 April, the Somali based al-Qaeda affiliate, al-Shabaab, carried out a horrific massacre of 148 university students in Garissa,...

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Videos

Washington Policy Center’s 2015 Statewide Debate Series included a debate on Climate and the Environment at Gonzaga University featuring the following experts on the issue: Calvin Priest, Social Justice & Environmental Activist and member of...

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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

Socialist Alternative St. Louis member, Ashton Rome, spoke at the 2015 LGBTQ Task Force’s Creating Change Conference in Denver, arguing that the fight against systemic racism, mass incarceration, economic disenfranchisement and police brutality is a...

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The recent state-level “religious freedom” bills in Arkansas and Indiana, which initially included language which would protect businesses from law suits for refusing service to LGBTQ customers on religious grounds, provoked massive opposition. This came...

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Culture

“The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e. the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.” -Karl Marx,...

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History

“The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e. the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.” -Karl Marx,...

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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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