Features

Since being elected to Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year old former Bronx bartender and self-described democratic socialist, has been a breath of fresh air for millions of working-class people. Her first action in D.C., after...

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The article below is of a longer analysis we will be producing on the state of black America and the fight for black liberation today. This August marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of...

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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the murders of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two of the outstanding leaders of the German and international working class movements. They are figures who still today symbolise uncompromising...

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Make 2019 A Year of Struggle

December 18, 2018

The system of capitalism is in serious crisis. With massive inequality, impending climate catastrophe, and the loss of confidence in political institutions, it is clear that the foundations of the system are beginning to shake....

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U.S. Politics

Amazon is pulling out of its deal with NYC! This is a victory for working-class resistance. While Amazon complains they didn’t “feel welcome,” the real problem was they couldn’t bully working people in New York...

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Workers' Movement

Student Solidarity Sickout On February 8, over 300 students from at least five high schools including Skyline High and Oakland Tech marched on the school district headquarters chanting “Oakland Schools United will Never be Defeated.”...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

As we launched my socialist re-election campaign for Seattle City Council last week, we did so in a very different political context than when I was first elected as a Socialist Alternative candidate in 2013....

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Women's Rights

With the national Women’s March organization embroiled in controversy and its leadership seemingly lethargic following the midterm elections, this year’s women’s marches were significantly smaller than the past two years. Still, hundreds of thousands came...

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Immigrant Rights

A caravan of thousands of migrants has amassed in Tijuana at the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego. Migrants seeking asylum from violence in their native countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, they traveled for...

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Fighting Racism

The article below is of a longer analysis we will be producing on the state of black America and the fight for black liberation today. This August marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of...

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Environment

The extreme cold that swept the Midwest last week brought brutal and deadly conditions for millions of people in the U.S. The “polar vortex,” which typically remains locked into the North Pole, threatened catastrophe as...

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Youth & Students

“They want us to fail…the schools, the teachers, the students. So they can push students into charter schools. So they can make money. We’ve had it. Enough is enough!”- Los Angeles teacher on strike. January...

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World Events

Trump is ramping up his campaign to overthrow the Maduro government in Venezuela. He has imposed crippling sanctions and is even threatening military intervention, continuing a bloody two-century history of US imperialism asserting its “interests”...

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Videos

Oakland Teachers are strike ready. Last Friday they voted to approve the strike with 95% in favor with an 84% turnout. Wildcat strikes and student walkouts have already begun, showing the uncontainable support from teachers...

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LGBTQ Rights

4 participants in the annual “anti-fascist march” in Moscow were arrested today, including leading member of “Socialist Alternativa”, the Russian section of the CWI Igor Yashin. They will be held in police detention until Monday,...

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Culture

The release of the recent movie VICE is an attempt at capturing the real inner workings of the White House during the George W. Bush Administration. That administration was one of the most secretive, deceptive,...

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History

P. Daryaban, Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) Reposted from The Socialist, newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) Forty years ago a great revolution against a dictatorial monarchy was in progress...

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Economy

Ten years after the crisis of 2008, official unemployment is low and stock prices are high. But many working people see a different reality — wages are stagnant, the cost of living is skyrocketing, and...

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