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Amazon Workers Walkout on Prime Day at the MSP1 Warehouse in Shakopee, MN

On July 15, the first day of Amazon’s “Prime Day,” workers at Amazon’s MSP1 warehouse in Shakopee, MN planned a six-hour strike...

Kshama Sawant to Face Off Against Amazon’s Candidate

Big Business Candidates Get Through Primary in All Seven Seattle City Council Races The initial results for Seattle’s...

Pittsburgh Library Workers Fight to Form a Union

Library workers in Pittsburgh are engaged in a campaign to unionize their workplace and are headed to a systemwide union election on...

Profiteers Plunder Philly Hospital: Working-Class Fightback Needed

When you buy a hospital (how relatable!), you enter into an unwritten social contract to provide health care to the community the...

Bureaucratic Coup Will Not Stop CWI Majority from Building a Strong Revolutionary Socialist International!

A minority of the CWI has bureaucratically forced through an unfortunate and damaging split in the worlds largest and most influential revolutionary...

A Socialist Plan for Seattle’s Housing Crisis

Debate over the affordable housing crisis in Seattle is dominating the City Council elections. Seattle tops the charts for new apartments built,...

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In Defense of Marxism, 80 Years On

Leon Trotsky’s In Defense of Marxism is a book every Marxist needs to study. It’s a collection of letters and key documents...

Reparations: A Socialist Perspective

The 2020 presidential elections are in full swing, and all of the Democratic Party presidential nominees have been asked the question, “Do...

Youth Shut Down Pittsburgh After Killer Cop Acquitted: Justice for Antwon Rose II

On the evening of March 22, 2019 after a four day trial, Officer Michael Rosfeld joined the ranks of acquitted killer cops,...

Stephon Clark Will Not Be Forgotten

It’s been one year since 22-year-old unarmed African American and father Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police in his...

Are These Ideas Useful to Fight Oppression? A Review of Killer Mike’s Trigger Warning

Hip-Hop artist, Killer Mike, has always been an interesting figure in the Hip-Hop scene. From creating the hit group Run the Jewels...

Review: Feminism for the 99%

Feminism for the 99%: A ManifestoBy Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, & Nancy FraserVerso Books, $12.95 Published in a time...

Spanish State: “Wolf Pack” Rapists Convicted by Supreme Court

By John Hird (member of the Committee for a Workers International in the Spanish State) In an important victory...

500,000 on the Streets in Swiss “Women’s Strike” – Solidarity & Struggle is Powerful

By Valerie Leary, ROSA activist and Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) member. Originally posted on the website of ROSA - Socialist Feminist...

Brutal Abortion Bills Passed – Fightback Needed to Defeat the Right!

In late May, the Republican-controlled Alabama Legislature passed, and the governor signed, a near complete ban on abortion. This is now the...

What do Trump’s Trade and Tech Wars Mean for Global Capitalism?

Rising U.S.-China Tensions: A New Era of Conflict The following article is written by Vincent Kolo of ChinaWorker.info, the...

U.S.-China Trade War Escalates: Trump Ramps Up Tariffs Against China, Rocks Global Stock Markets

Vincent Kolo is a regular contributor at chinaworker.info President Trump’s “bombshell” decision to increase punitive tariffs against China from...

IMF Warns of “Growth Slowdown” – Trump Increasing Economic Instability

There were stark warnings about world economic prospects at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting Washington in early April. “A growth slowdown...

Can the U.S. and China End Their Trade War?

Trump’s “easy to win” trade war drags on despite intensive efforts to make a deal The U.S.-China trade war...

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.

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...

Debates in the Movement – How Do We End Gun Violence?

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...

March 14: A Million Students Walk Out

On March 14, nearly a million students walked out of school to say #Enough to gun violence. Following the horrific massacre at Stoneman Douglas...

Student Revolt Shakes America – Struggle Puts NRA on the Run

The March for Our Lives was one of the single biggest days of protest in U.S. history. With hundreds of thousands in D.C., and...

On the Ground at the #Enough Student Walkouts

This past Wednesday, nearly a million students walked out of their schools to demand an end to gun violence. These walkouts come after the...

Karl Marx’s Ecological Socialism is a Guide for Today’s Struggle

By Arne Johansson. First published July 18 in Offensiv, weekly paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden). Reposted from socialistparty.ie.

Climate Catastrophe and the Case for a Planned Economy

The 20-warmest years on record occurred in the past 22 years and rising temperatures are just one symptom of the climate catastrophe...

Fight Fire with a Green New Deal

Early June 2019 threw Californians into our new normal: hot, dry summers and longer wildfire seasons. Cool, wet winters no longer mean...

Green New Deal Takes Center Stage in Seattle Elections

The momentum behind the Green New Deal and international student strikes against climate change are shaping Seattle’s City Council elections. Kshama Sawant...

Massive Chemical Fire in Houston – Corporation’s Toxic Negligence

On Sunday, March 17, a leak at the Intercontinental Terminals Company (ITC) petrochemical plant in Houston caused a fire large enough to...

40 Years After Three Mile Island Disaster

Reposted from The Socialist, newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) Nuclear fission - dangerous, dirty...

Youth Strike for Climate – Report on March 15 International Day of Action

On Friday, March 15, over 1.4 million outraged youth took to the streets all over the world. They have taken a stand...

Heroes and Villains in the Fight Against Climate Change

Heat waves, dust bowls, dying oceans filled with microplastics, air polluted with smoke and aerosols, spreading diseases, economic collapse, resource wars, refugee...