• antiTrumpBuffaloNY
    30 2016 June

    Stop Trump and the Right Populist Threat

    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...

  • 15nowmpls_final
    29 2016 June

    Minneapolis: We Put $15 on the Agenda – Now Let’s Win!

    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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    29 2016 June

    Facing Violent Repression, Mexican Teacher Revolt Spreads

    Working people in Mexico need fighting unions, an independent left party, and socialism. Tens of thousands of teachers in Mexico have been on strike since May 16, led by the National Education Workers Coordinating Committee...

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    24 2016 June

    Losing Matters: “People’s Summit” – A Missed Opportunity to Draw Conclusions

    The People’s Summit in Chicago brought together 3,000 people to discuss the future of Bernie’s political revolution. Despite lively informal debate, the urgently needed strategy debate on how to continue the political revolution was disappointingly...

  • Kshama-NotWithHer
    24 2016 June

    Beyond Bernie: Still Not With Her

    Originally published at CounterPunch.org. Since the June 7 California primary, the historic upheaval that coalesced around Bernie Sanders’ campaign has continued to defy the demands of the political establishment, but has also increasingly turned into a...

Features

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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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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Ordinary people can defeat the Right, but doing so will require ending our subservience to the Democratic Party. Originally published in Jacobin with the title “The Movement Route.” The racist, right-wing ideas given new life...

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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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2016 Elections: Revolt Against the Establishment

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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Socialist Alternative in Action

On June 18, Mobile Bay Socialist Alternative (MBSA) held a loud and proud rally against the Ku Klux Klan, who have been active in Mobile, Alabama and surrounding areas for the past year.  Local citizens...

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US Politics

The People’s Summit in Chicago brought together 3,000 people to discuss the future of Bernie’s political revolution. Despite lively informal debate, the urgently needed strategy debate on how to continue the political revolution was disappointingly...

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Fighting Racism

On June 18, Mobile Bay Socialist Alternative (MBSA) held a loud and proud rally against the Ku Klux Klan, who have been active in Mobile, Alabama and surrounding areas for the past year.  Local citizens...

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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

After years attempting to address the lack of an ethnically diverse curriculum, a need for cultural competency and hostile classrooms a group of Seattle University student’s calling themselves the MRC Student Coalition began a sit-in...

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World Events

Working people in Mexico need fighting unions, an independent left party, and socialism. Tens of thousands of teachers in Mexico have been on strike since May 16, led by the National Education Workers Coordinating Committee...

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Videos

24 de junio del 2016 Hermanas y hermanos de la Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación, Por favor, acepten mis más profundas condolencias y solidaridad para las familias, amigos y estudiantes de los trabajadores...

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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

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 in February 2003 in Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party of England and Wales, the sister party of Socialist Alternative in the U.S. The great Muhammad Ali unfortunately passed away on June...

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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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