Socialist Alternative Endorses #ForceTheVote

The COVID-19 pandemic has fully exposed, if there was still any doubt, the barbarity of the U.S. healthcare system. While 651 billionaires...

SA In Action

Socialist Alternative on the Ground: Chicagoland Nursing Home Strike

Zack Murstein is a member of UFCW Local 881 in Chicago, IL and a member of Chicago Socialist Alternative.

Online Rally to Defend Kshama Sawant: Going All Out to Defeat the Right Wing Recall

On Saturday, January 9, 2,000 working people and progressive activists tuned in to an online rally to reject the right wing and...

Socialist Alternative Stands with Chicago Educators Fighting for a Safe Reopening of Schools!

Solidarity with the educators fighting back against unsafe school reopenings, from Chicago and Arizona to the UK. As COVID numbers reach new...

Kshama Sawant’s Speech at the Rally Against the Recall

Watch the fully rally here, with Kshama's speech at 1:16:40. This recall campaign is a naked attempt by the...

Kshama Sawant Denounces Far Right Violence at the Capitol, Calls on Labor Unions, Social Movements, and Socialists to Organize to Shut Down the Far...

‘The horrific demonstration of far right violence we’re seeing in DC today is a scary reminder that Trump may have lost the...

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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...

Justice for Casey Goodson, Jr. — Fund Schools, Not Cops!

On December 4 in Columbus, Ohio, 23-year-old Casey Goodson Jr. was coming home from a dentist appointment. He was carrying a bag...

Kshama Sawant Denounces Far Right Violence at the Capitol, Calls on Labor Unions, Social Movements, and Socialists to Organize to Shut Down the Far...

‘The horrific demonstration of far right violence we’re seeing in DC today is a scary reminder that Trump may have lost the...

Austerity Budgets Are In Our Future: Minneapolis In the Wake of George Floyd

Democratic Party-run cities across the country are passing local budgets for 2021 in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and after a...

Stop the Station’s Fight to Put People Over Profits and Police

Facing historic budget shortfalls, Democratic leaders of cities across the country are choosing austerity and cuts to essential services even as calls...

Supreme Court Restricts Abortion Pill: Build a Mass Movement for Reproductive Freedom

On January 12, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling that would require people seeking medical abortions to obtain the pill in...

First Female Director of National Intelligence is Not a Victory for Women

In the last several weeks, President-elect Joe Biden has been busy announcing his selections for a number of leading roles in his...

25N — We Need Socialist Feminism Against Capitalist Violence!

Statement by the ISA’s International Women’s Bureau (IWB) November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence...

No More Names: Winning a World Free of Transphobic Violence

For transgender and genderqueer people, November 20 is a day of grief – a day that we honor the memory of trans...

As 2021 Begins: American Capitalism Faces Multifaceted Crisis

It is clear we are living through a historic transition in the U.S. A devastating pandemic has triggered a...

Politicians Play With Our Lives: Struggle Needed to Win the Relief We Need

The U.S. government has not provided any relief for ordinary Americans in four months. An entire season has passed since the federal...

We Have to Fight for a Workers Recovery

In a crisis, the ruling class tends to sugarcoat the real economic situation. Politicians and mainstream media outlets are searching for any...

Southern Europe: New Economic Crisis, Old Structural Causes

Fighting Left Alternative Desperately Needed Vladimir Bortun, Nikos Anastasiadis, Athina Kariati, Jonas Von Vossole, Guiliano Brunetti

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.

The Student Debt Crisis

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...

Educators and Parents Must Unite For Safe Reopening and Fully Funded Schools

Educators and families fundamentally want the same thing out of our public education system: students to be safe and to succeed in...

Defund the Police & Tax the Rich to Fund Our Schools!

Teachers are currently faced with an impossible task: educating students online, many of whom don’t have access to technology, with little warning,...

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...

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...

California Wildfires: A Socialist Perspective

Remembering one’s experience of a wildfire is like assembling a series of fragments from a broken picture: Startled awake at 3am to...

Over 1,500 Socialists Participate in International Virtual Marxist University

From July 18-25, over 1,500 activists from 34 countries attended International Socialist Alternative’s (ISA) first ever “Virtual Marxist University.” Socialist Alternative is...