Unions Need to Get Organized Now to Defend the Vote

Ryan Timlin, President of ATU 1005 (personal capacity)Cora Bergantiños, President of CPW-UAW Local 4100 (personal capacity)  The stakes have...

Do We Need Electoral Reform Before We Can Build a New Party?

In an interview in New York Magazine earlier this year, self-proclaimed socialist Congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez remarked “In any other country, Joe Biden...

The New Climate Normal: Capitalism is Killing the Planet

In almost every metric to measure extreme weather, the Earth is breaking record after record, from the hottest heat waves to the...

SA In Action

Stop the Station and End Gentrification: Defund the Pittsburgh Police to Fund Housing!

Pittsburgh became a major flashpoint in the Black Lives Matter movement two years ago after the police murder of unarmed teenager Antwon...

NYC Tenants Fight Evictions on All Fronts: Interview

We interviewed Elin Miller, a tenants rights activist in New York City with the FullTime Tenants' Union and member of Socialist Alternative.

Socialist Alternative In New Areas: Building in the South

Capitalism’s crises are worsening everywhere, and as working class people look for genuine solutions, many are turning to socialist ideas. Socialist Alternative...

Why 2020 Is The Year To Join Socialist Alternative

2020 has been a nightmare of a year. The year kicked off on an apocalyptic note with the Australian wildfires and the...

Right Wing and Big Business Behind Kshama Sawant Recall Effort

On September 17, a King County Superior Court Judge ruled in favor of four articles of recall brought against Seattle’s socialist city...

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Unions Need to Get Organized Now to Defend the Vote

Ryan Timlin, President of ATU 1005 (personal capacity)Cora Bergantiños, President of CPW-UAW Local 4100 (personal capacity)  The stakes have...

Stop the Station and End Gentrification: Defund the Pittsburgh Police to Fund Housing!

Pittsburgh became a major flashpoint in the Black Lives Matter movement two years ago after the police murder of unarmed teenager Antwon...

No Time to Lose: How Do We Stop the Far Right?

The political polarization which has taken place in the U.S. over the past decade is continuing to deepen. On balance, the majority...

The Whole System Is Guilty – Justice for Breonna Taylor

The below is the text of a leaflet Socialist Alternative members distributed at protests the night of the non-indictment in Breonna Taylor's...

The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery

Review of The Black Jacobins by C.L.R. James (published 1938) Max Toynbee, South London Socialist Alternative and NEU...

After RBG’s Death: Republicans Move to Consolidate Reactionary Control of the Court

The death of Supreme Court Justice and liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the latest blow to any sense of normalcy in...

Soaring Rates of Domestic Violence and Attacks on Abortion Rights: How COVID-19 is Amplifying Women’s Oppression

More than 160,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the U.S. Almost 50 million people have filed for unemployment. With dramatic underreporting...

The Sacrifice of Tara Reade – Democrats Betray the #MeToo Movement

Jeffrey Epstein. Harvey Weinstein. Brett Kavanaugh. Donald Trump. Powerful, well-connected men have used their money and influence within the billionaire class to...

Russia’s “Virus Trade Union” Needs Solidarity to End Victimization and Sexism at Wildberries

Virus Trade Union, Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa (ISA in Russia) Most workers in Russia have no trade union protection, even when...

We Have to Fight for a Workers Recovery

In a crisis, the ruling class tends to sugarcoat the real economic situation. Politicians and mainstream media outlets are searching for any...

Southern Europe: New Economic Crisis, Old Structural Causes

Fighting Left Alternative Desperately Needed Vladimir Bortun, Nikos Anastasiadis, Athina Kariati, Jonas Von Vossole, Guiliano Brunetti

Argentina: Vultures Celebrate Foreign Debt Agreement

After months of negotiations and ever-increasing concessions by the government of Alberto Fernández, finally on Tuesday, August 4, an agreement with the...

FDR and the Limits of the New Deal

In the course of the past five years, there has been an enormous shift in political discourse in the U.S. on the...

Socialist Alternative Publications

A contribution to the debate on the historical lessons of the black freedom struggle and on the way forward today.

Looking back on the greatest general strike in history, the lessons in this pamphlet remain relevant for today's movement.

A look at the legacy of Bolshevism and the Russian Revolution, as well as its later degeneration at the hands of Stalin.

On the ground look at the working class revolt that took place in Wisconsin in 2011.

New York City’s Authorities Botch School Reopening

Tax the Rich and Wall Street to Provide Necessary Resources K-12 schools are reopening across Europe and Donald Trump...

Educators and Parents Must Unite For Safe Reopening and Fully Funded Schools

Educators and families fundamentally want the same thing out of our public education system: students to be safe and to succeed in...

Defund the Police & Tax the Rich to Fund Our Schools!

Teachers are currently faced with an impossible task: educating students online, many of whom don’t have access to technology, with little warning,...

Youth Continue Climate Strikes

Collins Dictionary has declared “climate strike” as the word of 2019. It’s no surprise considering that millions of people, overwhelmingly young, have...

College Admissions Scandal: The Myth of Meritocracy Under Capitalism

In March, news broke of the indictment of dozens of individuals who had participated in a wide-ranging scheme to fraudulently admit students...

Community Blocks Privatization of Houston Schools

Over 100 students, teachers, parents, and activists attended a special meeting of the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board of Education on Tuesday, April...

Smoke Fills Skies as Climate Crisis Goes Unchecked

Photos of an eerie, dark orange sky covering Oakland, San Francisco, and other Bay Area cities circulated the internet earlier this month,...

The New Climate Normal: Capitalism is Killing the Planet

In almost every metric to measure extreme weather, the Earth is breaking record after record, from the hottest heat waves to the...

Climate Change: The Devastating Prospects of Increasing Prolonged Droughts

The Urgent Need for System Change Capitalism is disrupting the existing water cycle through global warming all the...

California Wildfires: A Socialist Perspective

Remembering one’s experience of a wildfire is like assembling a series of fragments from a broken picture: Startled awake at 3am to...

Over 1,500 Socialists Participate in International Virtual Marxist University

From July 18-25, over 1,500 activists from 34 countries attended International Socialist Alternative’s (ISA) first ever “Virtual Marxist University.” Socialist Alternative is...

Climate Meltdown & COVID-19: Capitalism is Sick, Working People Pay with their Lives

In April, as countries across the world shut down and millions sheltered in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, daily fossil fuel emissions...

Climate Change and Environmental Catastrophe in Siberia: A Vicious Circle

Rob Jones, Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa (ISA in Russia) If Siberia were a country, it would be the biggest in the...

Billionaires Are Not Our Friends: The Limits of Planet of the Humans

Michael Barker, Leicester Socialist Alternative (ISA in England, Wales, and Scotland) Planet of the Humans demands our attention and...