Features

Hannah Sell, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) For international solidarity against all oppression and racism Tories Out! General election now Blairites out! Mandatory reselection now The Tory government is back from its holidays...

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One hundred years after the Russian Revolution and 50 years after the revolutionary general strike in France in 1968, many on the left question whether the working class has a central role in changing society....

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Corbyn: the strange rebirth of radical politics By Richard Seymour Published by Verso Books, 2017, $16.95 Reviewed by Mark Best Originally published in Socialism Today, Issue 221 (September 2018), the political journal of the Socialist Party (sister party of Socialist Alternative in England...

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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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U.S. Politics

Trump’s tariffs raise international tensions and could derail global economic growth Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The trade war between Washington and Beijing looks set to escalate. The Trump administration is poised to impose tariffs – a punitive...

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Workers' Movement

El 5 de junio, los trabajadores de United Parcel Service (UPS, multinacional de paquetería) afiliados a la International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Hermandad Internacional de Transportistas, IBT) votaron abrumadoramente autorizar a su Comisión negociadora convocar huelga...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

A united group of renters in Oakland, California and members of Socialist Alternative recently fought back and won against a wealthy Bay Area landlord, protecting the affordability of their rent-controlled homes and improving their living...

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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

On the evening of July 2, Philadelphia’s Chinatown ICE office was blockaded by Occupy ICE PHL – a coalition of left forces fighting back against Trump’s cruel immigration policy. The action was inspired by the...

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Fighting Racism

The “Unite The Right 2” rally planned for Sunday August 12 in Washington D.C. did not go exactly as organizers anticipated. White supremacist Jason Kessler, who organized the original Unite the Right event in Charlottesville,...

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Environment

With over 400,000 acres burned since July, California is already having a record-breaking fire season. The Mendocino Complex Fire is the largest recorded fire in state history and is still expected to grow until September....

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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

Interview with Ahmed Ali Al-Qidani, on behalf of the Total Gas Labour Union of Yemen The interview below describes the conditions surrounding the recent decision, by over a hundred workers in Yemen, to set up...

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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

Parasitic Capitalism Exposed

September 6, 2018

Mariana Mazzucato’s new book is a detailed exposé of the parasitic character of modern capitalism, drawing on Karl Marx’s theory of the source of value creation. But understanding the law of value is only a...

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History

1968 was a tumultuous year of radical struggle in the U.S. and internationally. For working people today, it provides a window into the power of mass movements. Radicalizing Civil Rights and Antiwar Movements 1968 began...

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Economy

Trump’s tariffs raise international tensions and could derail global economic growth Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The trade war between Washington and Beijing looks set to escalate. The Trump administration is poised to impose tariffs – a punitive...

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