Features

Socialist Alternative (SA) and the International Socialist Organization (ISO) are publishing an exchange on how socialists should relate to Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. This follows on from a written exchange earlier this year. We hope...

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In what can fairly be called the “biggest leak in history”: 2.6 terabytes of information, the entire client database of Mossack Fonseca, a shady Panamanian law firm, was given to the International Consortium of Investigative...

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Originally published at SocialistWorld.net 04/18/2016 A new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, analyses the downward course of the U.S. economy – and the limits of the whole capitalist system Peter Taaffe, from...

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The necessity of a class approach and a socialist alternative Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel-Palestine) The Socialist Struggle Movement participates in the struggle to end the occupation and the national oppression of the Palestinians and...

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2016 Elections: Revolt Against the Establishment

Why Demands to Endorse Hillary Must Be Rejected Originally published by CounterPunch. A growing chorus of voices is declaring the Democratic Primary over, and calling on Sandernistas to dutifully line up behind Hillary. Unfortunately, the pundits...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

Socialist Alternative (SA) and the International Socialist Organization (ISO) are publishing an exchange on how socialists should relate to Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. This follows on from a written exchange earlier this year. We hope...

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US Politics

This article is published in Socialist Alternative #24 June 2016 with the companion pieces: How Corporate Interests Maintain Control and What Workers’ Parties Achieved. Both are below the main article. In recent weeks, Bernie Sanders...

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Fighting Racism

Che Taylor, a 46-year-old father, was fatally shot by Seattle police officers on February 21, while appearing to comply with the officers’ commands to get down on the ground and put his hands up. The...

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Environment

Over the weekend of May 13-15, 2,000 people traveled from as far as Montana, Idaho, and Oregon to participate and demand a just transition to renewable energy. It was just one part of the worldwide...

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Youth & Students

Fox News hoped their interview with Socialist Alternative member Darletta Scruggs would provide another punching bag to whip up their right-wing viewers. But Darletta completely turned the tables on Fox host Neil Cavuto, forcing him...

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Boston Public Schools Student Walk Out and Protest #BPSWALKOUT Photo Credit: youtube.com

World Events

On the evening of May 3, the entire population of the city of Fort McMurray was ordered to leave as the “beast” of an out-of-control wildfire swept towards it. 94,000 people fled their homes in...

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Videos

Kshama Sawant on Democracy Now! about why she is petitioning Bernie to run as an independent or Green if he’s blocked by the DNC in the (un)Democratic Primary. Watch the full debate, in two parts here....

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Fight for 15

In under four weeks, the grassroots campaign for a $15 minimum wage in Minneapolis has captured tremendous community and labor support. One hundred volunteers have gathered nearly half of the 20,000-signature target to get $15...

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Workers' Movement

In the largest strike in the United States in half a decade, 40,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia, members of the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)have...

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Strike at Verizon

April 27, 2016

LGBTQ Rights

After bills targeting trans people failed to pass in seven states since the beginning of 2016, North Carolina’s legislators held a special session and, in 12 hours, pushed through the first statewide bathroom bill in...

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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

Protests and a new spontaneous movement for abortion rights erupt Paul Newberry, Alternatywa Socjalistyczna (CWI in Poland) A plan to introduce a total ban on abortion in Poland has angered a significant section of the...

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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

All nurses leave work crying from time to time. The work we do is physically, emotionally, and psychologically demanding. But nurses at some of Philadelphia’s biggest, most prestigious hospitals were leaving in tears every damn...

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Culture

Originally published at SocialistWorld.net 04/18/2016 A new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, analyses the downward course of the U.S. economy – and the limits of the whole capitalist system Peter Taaffe, from...

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History

Revolutionary socialist, militant workers’ leader and internationalist Three articles on Connolly’s life and ideas Today (May 12) marks the 100th anniversary of the execution of James Connolly, by a British army firing squad, for his key role in...

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Economy

Originally published at SocialistWorld.net 04/18/2016 A new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, analyses the downward course of the U.S. economy – and the limits of the whole capitalist system Peter Taaffe, from...

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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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