Features

Yesterday, Bernie Sanders formally launched his 2020 run for the U.S. presidency, vowing to mount “an unprecedented and historic grassroots campaign that will begin with at least one million people from across the country.” In...

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Since being elected to Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year old former Bronx bartender and self-described democratic socialist, has been a breath of fresh air for millions of working-class people. Her first action in D.C., after...

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The article below is of a longer analysis we will be producing on the state of black America and the fight for black liberation today. This August marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of...

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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the murders of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two of the outstanding leaders of the German and international working class movements. They are figures who still today symbolise uncompromising...

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U.S. Politics

Thirty-six years after the Nation at Risk report commissioned by the Reagan administration –   which first rang the alarm about the “crisis” of public education – launched the corporate “education reform” drive, events have...

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Workers' Movement

“Welcome to the age of insubordination” says a March Financial Times article. Writer Andrew Hill’s piece reads like a war cry to bosses around the world. Hill warns that what was once simply a kink...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

As we launched my socialist re-election campaign for Seattle City Council last week, we did so in a very different political context than when I was first elected as a Socialist Alternative candidate in 2013....

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Women's Rights

International Women’s Day 2019 once again became a day of struggle around the world. It is, however, difficult to get an overview of all protests. In some countries, the movement has declined somewhat while at the same...

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Immigrant Rights

The Democratic Party leadership has claimed political victory in negotiations with Trump on border security in avoiding another government shutdown. Yet the figures tell a different story. Trump got a $1.4 billion, 55-mile down payment...

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Fighting Racism

The article below is of a longer analysis we will be producing on the state of black America and the fight for black liberation today. This August marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of...

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Environment

Over 70,000 people braced the cold air and pouring rain on Sunday, January 27 for the largest climate march in Belgian history. There have been mounting demonstrations throughout Europe. In Germany, Switzerland, and France, working...

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Youth & Students

For many years the Oakland School Board has plotted its school privatization plan behind closed doors, closing neighborhood public schools and giving the keys to privately managed Charter schools. No Oakland School Board members ran...

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World Events

Reposted from thesocialist.org.au, website of the Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) On March 15 a brutal terror attack was carried out on two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. 50 people were killed...

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Videos

Check here for daily updates from Socialist Alternative Bay Area on the Oakland Teachers Strike!...

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LGBTQ Rights

4 participants in the annual “anti-fascist march” in Moscow were arrested today, including leading member of “Socialist Alternativa”, the Russian section of the CWI Igor Yashin. They will be held in police detention until Monday,...

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Culture

The release of the recent movie VICE is an attempt at capturing the real inner workings of the White House during the George W. Bush Administration. That administration was one of the most secretive, deceptive,...

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Parasitic Capitalism Exposed

September 6, 2018

History

Lenny Shail, Socialist Party national committee. Reposted from The Socialist, newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) Ninety years ago this January, Leon Trotsky was exiled from the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin...

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Economy

Ten years after the crisis of 2008, official unemployment is low and stock prices are high. But many working people see a different reality — wages are stagnant, the cost of living is skyrocketing, and...

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