Features

One year ago today, Minneapolis passed the first $15 minimum wage in the Midwest. On New Year’s Day, a majority of minimum wage workers in Minneapolis got almost a dollar raise. This victory is a...

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Time for a Left Alliance to Kick Out the Corporate Politicians In the wake of the Democratic Party’s shameful betrayal over Seattle’s Amazon Tax – a tax on big business to fund affordable housing –...

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“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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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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U.S. Politics

Wage-theft, a billion dollar money maker for companies who cheat their workers, is an often ignored claim in our for-profit legal system. One worker’s claim may amount to less than a few thousand dollars. While...

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Workers' Movement

Samantha (she prefers Sam) greets the drivers with a big smile and their perfect coffee drink. Sam claims that the secret to a thriving latte stand is well trained baristas and a great attitude. She...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

The retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has given Trump and the Republicans a golden opportunity to secure a long-standing goal: to solidify conservative control of the Court. To be clear Kennedy sided again...

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Women's Rights

Women’s reproductive rights have been under systematic attack in the U.S., especially in Republican run states. Literally hundreds of restrictions on abortion rights have been passed by state governments in the past five years, and...

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Immigrant Rights

Después de que la política sobre inmigración de Trump haya provocado una explosión de ira entre millones de jóvenes y trabajadores norteamericanos, el presidente estadounidense se ha visto obligado a dar marcha atrás en uno...

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Fighting Racism

I wonder what path I will take I hear that there’s only two ways out I see mothers bury their sons I want my mom to never feel that pain I am confused and afraid...

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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

Carla Torres, Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Mexico) Here we publish an initial statement from Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Mexico) on the Presidential elections. More detailed analysis will follow… The crushing victory of Andrés Manuel López...

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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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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

Factory and university occupations in France. US civil rights and rage at the Vietnam war. Upheavals in Italy, Pakistan and Northern Ireland. Revolt in Stalinist Czechoslovakia. Repression in Mexico. Events in 1968 sent shockwaves around...

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Economy

Robert Bechert, CWI International Secretariat G7 Failure, Penalty Tariffs Reflect Capitalist World Disorder Trump’s claims of success after his Singapore meeting with Kim Jong-un were in complete contrast to the downbeat mood amongst most of...

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