Fighting Racism

The prospect of a new Black freedom movement has been raised through nearly three months of heroic protests by the youth of Ferguson. Like the murder of Emmett Till in 1955, which helped spark the...

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Revolutionary Teamsters

July 13, 2014

Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes This year marks the 80th anniversary of one of the greatest labor revolts in U.S. history: the strikes of the Minneapolis Teamsters in 1934. Led by...

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Article updated June 2, 2014 after the vote of the full City Council. Seattle is the first major city to pass a $15/hr minimum wage.  One hundred thousands workers will be lifted out of poverty and millions will...

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US Politics

English en español A Partial Victory President Barack Obama recently announced plans to change U.S. immigration policies by executive action, in essence, temporary legal protection against deportation for almost five million undocumented immigrants. This is...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

On Friday, November 14th, the Seattle City Council introduced amendments to the Mayor’s 2015-2016 budget. Multiple progressive amendments were passed, including my amendments to raise all City workers to $15/hour next year, fund a year-round women’s homeless...

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Environment

Naomi Klein’s newly published book is a welcome and much needed addition to the debates on how to tackle global warming. Klein not only outlines its enormous threat to humanity, but shows the need for...

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War & Resistance

What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle? Serge Jordan, CWI The situation in Kobanê has put the Kurdish question in the centre of attention worldwide. The canton of Kobanê, part of Rojava...

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Workers' Movement

Across the country 15 Now is mobilizing for a week of strikes and actions by low wage workers, starting with Black Friday actions targeting Walmart, and culminating on December 4th with fast food strikes and...

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World Events

New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM) Since the end of the July-August brutal war on Gaza, resulting in the slaughter of around 2,200...

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Immigrant Rights

Sixty thousand people will be the sacrificial lambs of political expediency for this fall’s midterm elections. That’s the number of undocumented immigrants likely to be deported between now and November because Obama has broken yet...

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Women's Rights

Fight the Attacks of the Right: No Faith in the Democrats In the US media and popular culture it is increasingly common to see women shown in places of political and economic power. However, the...

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Women Fight Back!

November 4, 2014

Videos

Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD appears on RTE’s “Prime Time” Ruth Coppinger, a Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) TD, participated in a “Prime Time” TV debate on RTÉ last night, in the context of a...

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Healthcare

By Toby Dite, Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) We are told that capitalism drives innovation and progress but the truth is production for profit mostly hampers the ability of science and technique to advance. All...

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LGBT Rights

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By Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant This year we march in our 40th Seattle Pride Parade, continuing the decades of heroic struggle by LGBTQ people for equal rights. Like all other victories for...

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Culture

By Toby Dite, Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) We are told that capitalism drives innovation and progress but the truth is production for profit mostly hampers the ability of science and technique to advance. All...

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History

Robert Bechert is a member of the CWI who was living in Berlin in 1989. Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement While, for millions, the 1989 opening of the Berlin Wall was rightly...

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Revolutionary Teamsters

July 13, 2014

Economy

Gabriela Sánchez. Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Venezuela) At the end of October, in a national address to the nation, Maduro announced the discovery of two enormous warehouses of medical goods in Aragua state. While speaking,...

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