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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein Activists in the U.S. are in great debt to Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow. It confirmed that mass...

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As dynamic teacher strikes in the South are demonstrating the power of workers when organized into a determined struggle, it’s a good time to explore important questions about the strength and capacity of the working...

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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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Women's Rights

Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) reporters The referendum to scrap the ban on abortion was easily passed with 66.4% to 33.6% on a turnout of over 64%, the highest ever for a referendum in Ireland....

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#ResistTrump

After an outpouring of outrage Trump has been forced to back off one element of his “zero tolerance” policy which criminalizes anyone seeking to cross the Southern border, including asylum seekers. In an executive order...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

Pittsburgh’s celebrated recovery from its decades-long postindustrial slump has meant different things for different people. For technology and health care companies, expansion has meant huge new profits and employing more workers into higher-paid jobs. Amazon...

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Immigrant Rights

After an outpouring of outrage Trump has been forced to back off one element of his “zero tolerance” policy which criminalizes anyone seeking to cross the Southern border, including asylum seekers. In an executive order...

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Fighting Racism

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein Activists in the U.S. are in great debt to Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow. It confirmed that mass...

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Environment

Bill Hopwood, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada), Vancouver Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, capitulated to oil pipe company Kinder Morgan’s blackmail. Texas-based Kinder Morgan wanted to expand a pipeline by an extra 1,000km, from Alberta’s oil...

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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

P. Daryaban, CWI Three months after the December-January protests that shook the country, Iran is still a smouldering fire. Despite killing dozens of protesters and the arrest of thousands, the regime has not been able...

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Videos

Only days after passing a tax on Amazon and big business in Seattle, the corporate politicians in Seattle repeal the ordinance. Watch Socialist Alternative member and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s reaction in her speech...

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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

Driven by ever harsher working conditions, massive use of part time and seasonal workers with few benefits, a complete lack of a voice on the job and more, Delta Air Lines ramp and cargo workers...

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LGBTQ Rights

As we go to press the Supreme Court has issued a 7-2 ruling in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. This highly anticipated ruling is...

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Culture

“This is Telemarketing – Stick to the Script!” is the message shot at Lakekeith Stanfield (Get Out, Atlanta) who plays Cassius Green in Boots’ Riley’s toboggan ride of a first movie. However, Sorry To Bother...

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History

May Made Me: An Oral History of the 1968 Uprising in France By Mitchell Abidor AK Press, $15 Fifty years have not dulled the excitement of the general strike in France in May 1968 which...

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Economy

Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The world has moved closer to a trade war on multiple fronts as Trump’s administration rolls out its aggressive ‘America First’ trade policies, taking aim at both close US allies and major...

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