• 23 2018 May

    North Carolina Continues Teachers’ Rebellion

    The wave of teachers’ rebellions continued on May 16 in North Carolina, where tens of thousands of teachers, support staff, students, and allies marched on the State Capitol in Raleigh. The demonstration, organized by the...

  • 22 2018 May

    50,000 Workers Strike UC System

    Three University of California (UC) unions, representing over 50,000 workers, went on strike on May 7-9, in the biggest strike at UC in history. Pickets of hundreds of workers protested at UC campuses and medical...

  • 15 2018 May

    Tax Amazon Movement Wins in Seattle!

    On May 14, the Seattle City Council passed a historic tax on Amazon and other big corporations to fund permanently affordable, publicly owned housing. The driving force behind this victory was the strength of our...

  • 10 2018 May

    RedForEd Revolt Wins! Eye Witness from Arizona’s First Round Fight on Public Education Funding

    Building on our coverage from West Virginia and Oklahoma, two Socialist Alternative (SA) members from Los Angeles drove to Phoenix to learn about and participate in the Arizona teachers’ six-day strike that yielded $400 million...

  • 09 2018 May

    Tax Amazon! Socialist Alternative Stands Up to Bezos’ Bullying

    In the next two weeks, the City of Seattle could see one of the biggest transfers of wealth from the pockets of big business to working people since the $15 an hour minimum wage victory!...

Features

On May 14, the Seattle City Council passed a historic tax on Amazon and other big corporations to fund permanently affordable, publicly owned housing. The driving force behind this victory was the strength of our...

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Judy Beishon, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) executive committee The 70th anniversary of the 1948 foundation of the Israeli state is being marked this month in Israel. For Palestinian refugees, however, it marks...

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In today’s world, preoccupied with talk of “a new Cold War” between major powers, the events of half a century ago in a European country far from the U.S. may seem of little relevance. But...

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In the past two months, millions of students have participated in walkouts and demonstrations against gun violence in the U.S., most notably the biggest student walkouts since the 1960s on March 14 and the massive...

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Women's Rights

Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) Executive Committee member, South Africa With the passing of Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela, the African National Congress lost arguably the most beloved and certainly one of the greatest of...

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#ResistTrump

El caos en la administración de Trump dio un nuevo salto, al tiempo que las huelgas de profesores se extendían por todo el país y que las elecciones de mitad de mandato condicionaban la situación...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

No! No Fees! No Fees to Work! When We Strike, We Win! Last Tuesday, 4,500 Academic Student Employees (ASE’s) at the University of Washington (UW) campuses in Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma courageously went on a...

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Immigrant Rights

When Donald Trump was a candidate for president he made clear that undocumented immigrants would be a key target of his administration. He called immigrants from Mexico “rapists.” Since being elected he and his administration...

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Fighting Racism

Two Seattle police officers who shot a black man in 2016 have filed a defamation lawsuit aimed at silencing socialist City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and any public figure speaking against police killings. The two officers...

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Environment

The below article was written by Socialist Alternative’s sister organization in Canada. The battle over the Kinder Morgan Pipeline comes just months after a major spill on the Keystone XL pipeline in South Dakota which...

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Youth & Students

In the past two months, millions of students have participated in walkouts and demonstrations against gun violence in the U.S., most notably the biggest student walkouts since the 1960s on March 14 and the massive...

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World Events

Editorial of the Socialist (issue 995) weekly paper of the Socialist Party, England & Wales) Around the world people have watched in horror at the unfolding violence perpetrated by the Israeli state against Palestinian protesters...

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Videos

Nai-post ni Socialist Alternative – Houston noong Huwebes, Hulyo 13, 2017 Donald Trump and the Republicans’ “health care” bill is a vicious attack on women, the elderly, the poor, the sick, the disabled, and children....

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Fight for 15

Tim Heffernan and Bill Hopwood, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada) Tim Hortons is a national chain of over 4,000 coffee and doughnuts shops across Canada. Founded by a famous hockey player, it has become a Canadian...

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Workers' Movement

No! No Fees! No Fees to Work! When We Strike, We Win! Last Tuesday, 4,500 Academic Student Employees (ASE’s) at the University of Washington (UW) campuses in Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma courageously went on a...

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LGBTQ Rights

Editorial comment from the November-December 2017 issue of The Socialist, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) Challenge the system that breeds inequality As we go to press this month the marriage equality plebiscite...

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Culture

Striking analysis in heat of 1917 will deepen any reader’s understanding Iain Dalton, Leeds Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) ‘Trotsky in 1917’ is the most complete collection in English of some of the...

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History

Two hundred years since Karl Marx was born and 170 years since his most famous work, The Communist Manifesto, was published, Eddie McCabe looks at Marx’s theory of class struggle and assesses its relevance for...

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Economy

Una ventana se ha abierto poniendo en evidencia tanto a Amazon como a su billonario CEO Jeff Bezos, revelando aspectos nada edificantes sobre las prácticas de esta multinacional. En 2017, con unos beneficios de 5.600...

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