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Fighting for Medicare for All

Millions of people are increasingly demanding an end to the dysfunctional U.S. healthcare system. The fight for Medicare for All against entrenched...

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Kshama Sawant Re-Election Campaign Weekly Round Up

The Stranger endorses Kshama Sawant! Sawant's opponents call her "divisive" and "ineffective."...

Seattle City Council Candidates & Residents Gather to Build the Movement for the Green New Deal

On October 1, around 50 community members and activists gathered in Seattle’s District 3 for a “System Change, Not Climate Change: Fight...

Oct 4 – Kshama Sawant Re-election Campaign Weekly Round Up

Sept 27 - October 4 1. Seattle DSA endorses Kshama Sawant's legislation for universal rent control...

Seattle Democrats Endorse Sawant, Resisting Corporate Pressure

In a major upset against Seattle’s political establishment, the local Democratic Party voted to officially endorse independent socialist Kshama Sawant for City...

Amazon vs. the Socialists in Seattle

In what may turn out to be a preview of the U.S. presidential election, with the ruling class hellbent on stopping Bernie...

Hong Kong CWI Member Nathan Leung Victimized by Banking Giant HSBC

Sacked after participating in September general strike Socialist Action reporters in Hong Kong Hong Kong...

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Chicago Education Workers Prepare to Walk Out

Against the backdrop of successful teachers’ strikes across the country, contract struggles for the two major unions in the Chicago Public Schools...

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...

Discussing Socialist Feminism at the CWI IEC

By Anne Englehardt, SAV (CWI in Germany) At the IEC meeting from August 12 to 16, comrades from 25...

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...

Japan & South Korea: Trade War Tensions Escalate

The ongoing trade war between Japan and South Korea has heightened with the decision by the South Korean government to sever their...

CWI IEC Meeting: Resolution on World Economic Crisis

We are rapidly approaching a decisive turning point in world relations with a slowdown in the world economy increasingly pointing towards a...

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...

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...

Watch Kshama Sawant’s Speech at Seattle Climate Strike Rally

https://youtu.be/kSiPuPeYp70 9/20/2019. Seattle City Councilmember and member of Socialist Alternative Kshama Sawant speaks outside Seattle City Hall on the urgent need...

Millions Join Climate Strikes

In the first half of 2019, seven million people worldwide were displaced by extreme weather events. We are seeing the impact of...

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant Calls for City and School Board to Support Climate Strike

Seattle’s socialist city Councilmember Kshama Sawant is throwing down the gauntlet to other elected officials in the city: will they support workers...

Brazil: Save the Environment, Smash the System!

em português Since the 2018 elections, there has been a marked concern about the direction environmental policies would...

Global Climate Revolt Discussed at the CWI International Executive Committee

A damning report last year by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change shows that we have just 12 years to take action...

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...