• spokane-feature
    24 2014 April

    New Socialist Alternative Branch in Spokane, Washington

    The newly-established Socialist Alternative Associate Branch in Spokane, Washington hosted a public presentation on Kshama Sawant’s City Council victory and the fight for $15/hour minimum wage....

  • bernie sanders main new
    16 2014 April

    Bernie Sanders for President in 2016?

    Independent Senator Bernie Sanders has stated that he is considering running for president. Socialist Alternative is glad that Sanders is seeking a dialogue with progressive and left activists....

  • waitress
    14 2014 April

    A Woman’s Case for Rejecting the “Tip Credit”

    Tipped work is one of the lowest-paid jobs, and women make up 66% of all tipped workers. Proposed “tip credits” allow employers to count tips toward the minimum wage, which results in wage theft....

  • OneSeattle_Big_Business_Astroturf_Logo
    10 2014 April

    OneSeattle: Big Business in Disguise

    Re-posted from 15now.org 15 Now fights for a minimum wage of $15/hour plus full tips which belong to the workers – OneSeattle wants a tip deduction to reduce any minimum wage increase. The people of Seattle are on the...

  • deportationNation
    10 2014 April

    Obama, the Deporter-In-Chief

    Lack of political action halting deportations is fueling heroic civil disobedience...

US Politics

The Democratic Party leadership is staging a series of votes in the Senate on issues that would benefit the “pocketbooks” of working people in the US. The centerpiece is a proposal to raise the federal...

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World Events

Reflection of the government’s intrinsic weakness Jose David Gregorio, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Portugal) For some time now, the Portuguese “security forces” have been agitated. The austerity policy imposed by the troika and the neoliberal...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

The newly-established Socialist Alternative Associate Branch in Spokane, Washington hosted a public presentation on Kshama Sawant’s City Council victory and the fight for $15/hour minimum wage....

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Environment

Oppose the pro-big business EU/ US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership! Paul Murphy, Socialist Party MEP and Tanja Niemeier In the context of the escalating political standoff over Ukraine between the US and the EU...

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This is the introduction to an upcoming pamphlet Fight Environmental and Economic Destruction – A Socialist Strategy to be published soon by Socialist Alternative. By Jess Spear History can be viewed from two sides: it...

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Healthcare

As details of the insurance plans offered under Obama’s new Affordable Care Act became accessible,  many working and poor people have had to realize that this is not the answer to their health insecurities they...

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A smooth rollout of the federal on-line health exchange, a key element of Obama’s signature legislative victory, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), had the potential to be a much needed triumph for the President. Instead,...

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Worker's Movement

On May 1, workers in many countries and unions organize large demonstrations and celebrations for International Workers Day. May 1 commemorates the struggle for the eight-hour day in 1886....

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Workers at Piston Automotive, a Jeep parts supplier in Toledo, OH, have won a resounding victory that will strike a chord with all workers struggling to organize their workplaces....

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History

On May 1, workers in many countries and unions organize large demonstrations and celebrations for International Workers Day. May 1 commemorates the struggle for the eight-hour day in 1886....

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Commemorations in context of new crisis By Gabriela Sanchez (CWI Venezuela). The commemorations on 5 March to mark one year since the death of Chavez take place in the midst of a critical conjuncture in...

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