Biden’s “New Normal”

The outlook for average Americans was indescribably bleak in December and January, with several thousand dying on a daily basis as COVID-19...

Attacks on Trans Rights Escalate: Arkansas Bans Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth

By March 31, International Trans Day of Visibility, the state of Arkansas had introduced four major bills targeting the rights of transgender...

SA In Action

Union Busting is Disgusting: National Solidarity Actions with BAmazon Union

For months, Amazon workers in Bessemer have been tirelessly organizing a union to fight for safer and fairer working conditions and better...

Kshama’s Speech to Solidarity Rally: All Out To Defend Kshama Sawant!

Last Thursday, the Washington State Supreme Court gave the green light to the billionaire-backed, right-wing recall campaign against Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s socialist...

3/20 National Day of Solidarity with BAmazon Union

Saturday, March 20 was a national day of action in solidarity with 5,800 Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, who are in...

Socialist Alternative Statement of Solidarity with the Saint Vincent Nurses on Strike!

On Monday March 8, International Women's Day, 800 nurses at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA officially went on strike to fight...

Petition to Seattle City Council: Give All Renters Facing Eviction the Right to a Lawyer!

Seattle has long been experiencing a housing and homelessness crisis, well before the pandemic hit - now that crisis has taken on...

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Warehouse Workers Fight Back – Unionize Amazon Everywhere!

The union drive at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama is one of the most significant events in the labor movement in...

The State of Black America Today: Reparations, Capitalist Crisis, and the Path to Black Freedom

Eljeer Hawkins and Eric Jenkins are Socialist Alternative members and members of the Democratic Socialists of America. The...

COVID In New York Prisons – One More Reason for Cuomo to Resign

Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York for more than a decade and son of three-term governor Mario Cuomo, is no stranger to...

Amazon Plays Dirty in Bessemer Union Drive: Mass Solidarity Needed

Everyone knew that Amazon would fight the union drive in one of its fulfillment centers in Bessemer, Alabama. But the company’s union-busting...

Ida B. Wells: Lessons from an Early Black Freedom Activist

Today marks the 90th Anniversary of the death of one of the fiercest civil rights activists in history, anti-lynching investigative journalist, and...

Atlanta Tragedy: Right-Wing Hate Targets Asian Women

Socialist Alternative extends our condolences to the family and friends of the eight victims of a deadly shooting in Atlanta Tuesday evening....

Sarah Everard — Never Again

The murder of Sarah Everard is a tragedy — for her family and friends, the local community, and for all who oppose...

COVID and Economic Depression Threaten Women’s Gains: Organize, Fight Back!

March 8 is International Women’s Day, when across the world the struggle for women’s rights is stepped up. Further reports for 8M...

Biden’s “New Normal”

The outlook for average Americans was indescribably bleak in December and January, with several thousand dying on a daily basis as COVID-19...

Ready for a Rebound? Despite Growth Projections, World Economy Deeply Unstable

Tom Crean The devastation caused by the pandemic-triggered global downturn in 2020 is hard to overstate. It was the...

Trouble in the Suez

On the morning of March 23rd, a fully loaded golden-class container ship, the “Ever Given” managed to get itself stuck in the...

Winning the Green New Deal and Medicare for All: Modern Monetary Theory or Marxism?

The global economic crisis has made clearer than ever the need for social spending. Workers, students, and youth in the U.S. are...

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.

Childcare Crisis Wracks Working Parents

The situation could hardly be more stark: working-class parents and children are being dramatically set back financially, physically, and emotionally by the...

Educators, Parents and Students Pay Most for Establishment’s Failed COVID Response

Last April, as millions lost their jobs and death tolls climbed, Trump promised things would be back to normal by June. Then...

Chicago: Lessons from the Fight Against Lori Lightfoot’s Reckless School Reopening

By Melissa Vozar – CTU member writing in personal capacity The latest school reopening battle waged by educators, parents,...

Unsafe for Now: Fight for a Safe School Reopening

The COVID pandemic has shaken up society from head to toe. Nothing has been left untouched as nearly 25 million Americans have...

We Need Student Debt Cancellation!

2021 has begun with a bad joke of a stimulus bill, rental costs maxing out credit cards, and an unchecked pandemic once...

I’m 16 and I Should Have the Right to Vote

Youth today are facing a broad and deep capitalist crisis. Brutal austerity measures have stripped funding for education, student loan debt and...

Isolation, Stress, and Poverty: Capitalism and Our Declining Mental Health

Millions and millions of ordinary people are experiencing a tornado of escalating crises: from COVID-19, social isolation, unemployment and evictions, to the...

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...

Book Review: Winning The Green New Deal

“Young people have got to rise up. That’s it. That’s the message.” These are the opening lines of the Sunrise Movement book...

Workers Freeze Due To Billionaire Greed

Capitalism left working people to die in the Texas cold, and the ensuing crisis exposed the complete inability of the free market...

Marxism and Climate Change: Engels’ Struggle for a Dialectical Concept of Nature

Arne Johansson, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (ISA in Sweden) Seven of the world’s leading climate and so-called Earth System scientists warned...

Book Review: The Return of Nature by John Bellamy Foster

Keishia Taylor, Socialist Party (ISA in Ireland) John Bellamy Foster’s ground-breaking Marx’s Ecology in 2000 demonstrated that Marxism, from...

Tax the Rich to Fund the T: Boston Transit Cuts Highlight Need for Working-Class Mobilization

Ignoring public opposition, transit officials in Boston approved a sweeping set of service cuts on December 14, following a familiar playbook of...

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...