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Frontline Workers Fight Back

For decades the billionaire class has relentlessly sought to drive down the wages of workers, destroy their health benefits and rip up...

Wisconsin Primaries: Illegitimate and Deadly — We Need a New Party

As this goes to press, tens of thousands of Wisconsin residents are being forced to risk their lives as they line up...

The Imperial College Coronavirus Study: A Socialist Response

On March 16, Professor Neil Ferguson and his colleagues from Imperial College London published a study on the spread of the COVID-19...

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Sanders Suspends Campaign – Working People Need Our Own Party

On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders announced that he was suspending his campaign for the presidency, effectively bringing it to an end. He was...

The Roots of COVID-19 & Capitalist Food Production

Despite massive advances in medicine, immunology, virology and technology, the new strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, causing the COVID-19 illness) is causing human...

SA In Action

Petition: We Won’t Die for Wall Street. Tax Billionaires to Fund Coronavirus Relief!

Sign the petition here! We need funding for emergency medical services to save lives! Congress should bail out working...

Tax Amazon: Big Business Needs to Pay for the Failures of Capitalism!

As the coronavirus pandemic shuts down normal life, millions of working people faced with lost hours, mass layoffs, and no safety net...

Coronavirus Lockdown: Socialist Organizing Continues

While states and cities firm up restrictions and generally fumble to prevent the spread of COVID-19, working class people are looking for...

Introducing International Socialist Alternative

In January, the week-long 12th World Congress of the Committee for a Workers International (CWI) was held in Belgium, with representatives from...

One Thousand March for Bernie in Boston

Chants of “hey hey ho ho, billionaires have got to go” and “not me, us” echoed off the buildings in Boston’s financial...

What’s the Difference Between Socialist Alternative and DSA?

Many people new to the socialist movement may wonder: What are the differences between Socialist Alternative and Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)?...

Check out this month's issue of Socialist Alternative.

The Roots of COVID-19 & Capitalist Food Production

Despite massive advances in medicine, immunology, virology and technology, the new strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, causing the COVID-19 illness) is causing human...

Coronavirus, Racism & Xenophobia

Ruling Class Chauvinism Leads to More Racist Attacks Racist Sentiments Whipped up as Borders Close

Five Years Since Ferguson and Baltimore – Black Lives Matter and the Fight for Black Freedom

In 2014, a black teenager was shot by a cop in Ferguson, Missouri. His name was Michael Brown Jr., and law enforcement...

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,...

Coronavirus Crisis: A Socialist Feminist View

Women among those bearing the worst effects ISA Women’s Bureau The covid-19 crisis has hit...

Escalate the Fight to Defend Reproductive Rights

In March the U.S. Supreme Court will hear June Medical Services v. Gee, a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have hospital...

Prince Andrew: A Stomach-Churning Example of the Unaccountable, Super-Rich Elite

Jacqui Berry, Kent and Medway Socialist Alternative “Going to Pizza Express in Woking is an unusual thing for me...

November 25: Socialist Feminist Struggle Against Gender Violence!

Reposted from worldsocialist.net (website of the Committee for a Workers' International) “We are not silent. We are not scared....

Stimulus Package: Corporate Robbery Disguised as Coronavirus Relief

The stimulus package signed by Trump at the end of last week totals to an unprecedented $2.2 trillion. While most of it...

A New 1930s: Lessons for Workers and Socialists

“The shock to the global economy from COVID-19 has been both faster and more severe than... even the Great Depression”. That comment...

World Recession Marks the Beginning of A New Era

As working people around the world face the threat of the coronavirus pandemic which is massively exacerbated by decades of cuts to...

The Coronavirus Recession Has Begun

The coronavirus pandemic has infected hundreds of thousands and taken the lives of thousands. Most scientific and medical experts warn that the...

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.

Youth Continue Climate Strikes

Collins Dictionary has declared “climate strike” as the word of 2019. It’s no surprise considering that millions of people, overwhelmingly young, have...

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...

The Roots of COVID-19 & Capitalist Food Production

Despite massive advances in medicine, immunology, virology and technology, the new strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, causing the COVID-19 illness) is causing human...

Canada: Widespread Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Shakes Trudeau

By Chris Fofonoff, Socialist Alternative Canada Stop Press On Friday, February 21, Trudeau stated that “the...

The Auto Industry, Jobs and a Green Future

Christian Bunke, Martina Gergits, Philipp Chmel, Stefan Brandl, Brettros, SLP (ISA in Austria) The automobile industry, along with the...

Canada: Police Assault on Wet’suwet’en People

Attack shows Hypocrisy towards Indigenous Peoples Leslie Kemp, Socialist Alternative (ISA in Canada) Early on...

Australian Bushfires Lead to Anti-Government Protests

Based on reports by Socialist Action (CWI Australia) Demonstrations swept Australia in January as tens of thousands turned out...

Will Capitalism Make Us Go Hungry?

Every year around the same time, the Southeast of the U.S. gets pummeled by hurricanes and the West Coast bursts into a...

Youth Continue Climate Strikes

Collins Dictionary has declared “climate strike” as the word of 2019. It’s no surprise considering that millions of people, overwhelmingly young, have...

Fires, Blackouts, Climate Change: Private Utility Enrages Californians

Saturday night at a high school homecoming dance in Oakland, the lights went out twice before the school finally cancelled the event....