• 20 2018 August

    Democratic Socialist Wave

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional primary victory in July has brightened the spotlight on democratic socialism. Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), defeated Joe Crowley, one of the leaders of the establishment Democrats...

  • 20 2018 August

    Stop the Drive to Push Supreme Court Further Right

    A chill went was sent down the spines of millions of Americans, women in particular, when Anthony Kennedy announced his resignation from the Supreme Court in June. This acute fear is due to the prospect...

  • 09 2018 August

    Cop Tases 11-Year-Old for Stealing Groceries: The Whole System is Guilty!

    Poverty looks like state violence, especially if you’re black, and working class. Once again this was highlighted on Monday when an off-duty Cincinnati Police Officer tased an 11-year-old girl at Queen City Kroger grocery store....

  • 06 2018 August

    Occupy Inwood Resists Pro-Developer Rezoning Plan

    Community members of northern Manhattan occupied a city council member’s office to demand affordable housing. On Thursday, August 2, eleven community members of the working-class neighborhood of Inwood in the northern reaches of Manhattan occupied...

  • 30 2018 July

    Activists Successfully Block Downtown Seattle ICE Office in Peaceful Civil Disobedience!

    “We Will Not be Complicit! We Shall Not Be Moved! We’ll Be Back!” Solidarity with Domestic Workers and Immigrants against Family Detention & Separation!   Friends and fellow activists, People across the country are standing...

Features

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. The result was nearly an exact...

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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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U.S. Politics

Democratic Socialist Wave

August 20, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional primary victory in July has brightened the spotlight on democratic socialism. Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), defeated Joe Crowley, one of the leaders of the establishment Democrats...

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Workers' Movement

João Félix, Cardiff West Socialist Party and CWI Portugal Portuguese dockers took strike action across all ports on Friday 27 July. They are fighting against widespread persecution and union busting in Portuguese ports, especially in...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

Poverty looks like state violence, especially if you’re black, and working class. Once again this was highlighted on Monday when an off-duty Cincinnati Police Officer tased an 11-year-old girl at Queen City Kroger grocery store....

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Women's Rights

A chill went was sent down the spines of millions of Americans, women in particular, when Anthony Kennedy announced his resignation from the Supreme Court in June. This acute fear is due to the prospect...

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Immigrant Rights

“We Will Not be Complicit! We Shall Not Be Moved! We’ll Be Back!” Solidarity with Domestic Workers and Immigrants against Family Detention & Separation!   Friends and fellow activists, People across the country are standing...

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Fighting Racism

Poverty looks like state violence, especially if you’re black, and working class. Once again this was highlighted on Monday when an off-duty Cincinnati Police Officer tased an 11-year-old girl at Queen City Kroger grocery store....

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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

Police repression against workers at Shenzhen factory who are campaigning to set up a democratic trade union chinaworker.info reporters On 11 August, Shen Mengyu, well-known as a Maoist and worker activist, was seized while eating dinner with...

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Videos

“We Will Not be Complicit! We Shall Not Be Moved! We’ll Be Back!” Solidarity with Domestic Workers and Immigrants against Family Detention & Separation!   Friends and fellow activists, People across the country are standing...

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LGBTQ Rights

Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) This was one of the most important demonstrations organized in Israel in recent years. The fact that all six parties in the Netanyahu coalition government all oppose...

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Culture

Una visión común, pero errónea, de la conciencia es que se trata principalmente de una característica que surge del cerebro, determinada únicamente por la estructura y organización del mismo. El pensamiento es visto como un...

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History

In my earliest days entering activism, Eugene Debs – the great American socialist – became my first hero, so when I heard about the Yale Strom’s movie American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene...

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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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