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    02 2016 February

    Iowa Results Reveal Crisis of Establishment Politics

    Iowa Democrats and Republicans went to the caucuses yesterday and rejected the establishment’s picks....

  • Chicago4Bernie
    01 2016 February

    #Movement4Bernie Takes Off Around the Country

    To achieve Bernie Sanders’ demands for $15 an hour, single payer healthcare, tuition-free college and the end of mass incarceration it will take an organized mass movement....

  • Elan Speaks at #MarchForBernie Boston
    27 2016 January

    5 Videos from #March4Bernie

    Boston Video 1: March for Bernie This is a fascinating video from Boston’s spirited March for Bernie on the first National Day of Marches for Bernie on January 23, 2016. Elan Axelbank speaks about how...

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    11 2016 January

    Who Does Hillary Serve?

    Hillary is trying to package herself as Bernie-lite, but her long political record says otherwise....

  • Republican presidential candidates (L-R) businessman Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, and  former Gov. Florida Jeb Bush clap before the start of the Republican Presidential Debate, hosted by CNN, at The Venetian Las Vegas on December 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK / AFP / ROBYN BECK        (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
    04 2016 January

    Political Polarization Deepens

    In the waning days of 2015, the corporate media has been filled with wall-to-wall coverage of Donald Trump’s call to prevent any Muslims from entering the U.S. While the vast majority of ordinary people reject...

Features

To achieve Bernie Sanders’ demands for $15 an hour, single payer healthcare, tuition-free college and the end of mass incarceration it will take an organized mass movement....

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Watch Kshama Sawant's #SocialistRepsonse to Obama's 2016 State of the Union (SOTU) address....

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In the waning days of 2015, the corporate media has been filled with wall-to-wall coverage of Donald Trump’s call to prevent any Muslims from entering the U.S. While the vast majority of ordinary people reject...

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It is critical to begin now to build a new political force, independent of all corporate influence, that really represents the interests of the 99%....

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2016 Elections: Revolt Against the Establishment

On January 23, thousands came together in cities across the country to show their support for Bernie Sanders by marching in the streets, carrying banners and chanting slogans like “We are here to fight!” “Health...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

New York City's #March4Bernie saw 1,500 to 2,000 people energetically marching for a new type of politics....

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US Politics

The movement for justice for Laquan MacDonald has unleashed a broad attack on the political establishment in Chicago, implicating “Mayor 1%” Rahm Emanuel and nearly the entire Chicago Democratic Party Machine. Laquan was a seventeen-year-old...

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Flint, Mich. residents Arthur Woodson, left, and Tony Palladino Jr. protest the arrival of Flint native and filmmaker Michael Moore as Moore accuses Gov. Rick Snyder of poisoning Flint water during a rally outside of city hall in Flint, Mich. A small group protested Moore's appearance, saying he has been absent while they have spent nearly two years protesting water quality without him. (Sean Proctor/The Flint Journal - MLive.com via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

The Poisoning of FIint

January 27, 2016
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The Retirement Crisis

January 22, 2016

Fighting Racism

The movement for justice for Laquan MacDonald has unleashed a broad attack on the political establishment in Chicago, implicating “Mayor 1%” Rahm Emanuel and nearly the entire Chicago Democratic Party Machine. Laquan was a seventeen-year-old...

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Environment

Flint, Mich. residents Arthur Woodson, left, and Tony Palladino Jr. protest the arrival of Flint native and filmmaker Michael Moore as Moore accuses Gov. Rick Snyder of poisoning Flint water during a rally outside of city hall in Flint, Mich. A small group protested Moore's appearance, saying he has been absent while they have spent nearly two years protesting water quality without him. (Sean Proctor/The Flint Journal - MLive.com via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

The Poisoning of FIint

January 27, 2016

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Flint, Michigan. A belated response to a severe lead contamination of the city’s drinking water – which itself was the result of a bid...

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Youth & Students

Progressive workers around the US breathed a sigh of relief two months ago following the announcement that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker had ended his presidential campaign. For the people of Wisconsin, the announcement was bittersweet,...

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World Events

Migrant men stand in front of electoral posters of French far-right National Front (FN) party President Marine Le Pen in Calais on December 7, 2015.
France's far-right National Front saw record-high results in the first round of regional polls on December 6, held under a state of emergency just three weeks after Islamic extremists killed 130 people in Paris. / AFP / PHILIPPE HUGUEN        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Aftermath of Paris Attacks

January 13, 2016

Right Makes Gains The atrocities committed by ISIS in Paris on Friday, November 13 were one of the worst attacks in France since World War Two. Widely seen as “France’s 9/11,” the attacks have resulted...

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A Quebec coalition of public-sector unions marching in early October 2015. (Peter McCabe/Canadian Press)
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France: Horror in Paris

November 14, 2015

Videos

Watch Kshama Sawant's #SocialistRepsonse to Obama's 2016 State of the Union (SOTU) address....

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Fight for 15

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Low Pay Epidemic!

October 18, 2015

Step Up the Fight for $15! Working people across the U.S. are facing a low pay epidemic. While the cost of living continues to rise, real hourly wages have largely stayed the same or declined...

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Workers' Movement

Don Creery works full-time driving for Uber. He is one of the leaders of the App-Based Drivers Association (ABDA) in Seattle, which is affiliated with Teamsters Local 117. In this interview he tells what it...

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LGBTQ Rights

Danni Askini is a leading trans activist in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. She is the Executive Director of the Gender Justice League and is one of the main organizers of Trans* Pride Seattle. Here,...

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Immigrant Rights

Donald Trump’s racist call for the mass deportation of 11.2 million undocumented immigrants is stirring up popular outrage among immigrants and progressive workers. More outrageous than Trump’s racist rhetoric is the lack of response from...

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Women's Rights

Young people internationally are being politicised by the oppression of women and LGBT people, opening up debates as to how this discrimination and inequality can be ended. EMMA QUINN (Socialist Party, CWI in Ireland) looks...

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Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to the Democratic National Committee 22nd Annual Women's Leadership Forum National Issues Conference in Washington, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Clinton’s Feminism

December 29, 2015

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

Flint, Mich. residents Arthur Woodson, left, and Tony Palladino Jr. protest the arrival of Flint native and filmmaker Michael Moore as Moore accuses Gov. Rick Snyder of poisoning Flint water during a rally outside of city hall in Flint, Mich. A small group protested Moore's appearance, saying he has been absent while they have spent nearly two years protesting water quality without him. (Sean Proctor/The Flint Journal - MLive.com via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

The Poisoning of FIint

January 27, 2016

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Flint, Michigan. A belated response to a severe lead contamination of the city’s drinking water – which itself was the result of a bid...

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Culture

The Big Short brings an understanding of the housing collapse to a mass audience, while exposing the underlying corruption of the financial system....

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History

George Martin Fell Brown, Madison, WI Five years ago, the city of Madison, Wisconsin became the setting for the U.S. labor movement’s biggest battle  in nearly twenty years, as hundreds of thousands took to the street...

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Economy

Could the financial turmoil of the opening week set the tone for 2016? Per-Åke Westerlund, with additional reporting by Vincent Kolo Global financial markets started 2016 with a bang! A reprise of last summer’s chaotic...

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Theory

The election of the Syriza government in February 2015 was greeted with enthusiastic support by working class people in Greece and across Europe, only to turn into bitter disappointment after its capitulation to the Troika...

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