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Was Corbyn “Too Far Left”? The Real Lessons of Britain’s Election for the U.S. Left

For socialists who want to see the right and its agenda defeated, the victory of the reactionary Boris Johnson and his Conservative...

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Kshama Sawant Endorses Bernie Sanders, Calls for Taxing Amazon at Seattle Campaign Kick-Off

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQQvJ2pwIq0&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2a8hq2jC0VfMS6URRHWqIso2P7XXFRMvRzqh41DbNrr16cA5aqGlEwktI Socialist Alternative member and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant speaks at packed rally to kick off Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential...

Tax Amazon: Strike While the Iron is Hot

The history of American capitalism is full of corporate bullying, threats and even violence against working people when we stand up for...

U.S. Political Crisis Deepens As Recession Looms and Strike Wave Continues

Perspectives Update November 2019 The following document was approved at the November 2019 meeting of Socialist Alternative's National Committee....

On the Ground: Kshama Sawant Reelection Campaign

In a historic election, Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s socialist city councilmember and member of Socialist Alternative secured her seat on city council for...

Côte d’Ivoire: Solidarity with the SCCI Workers!

Militant Côte d’Ivoire (CWI group in CI) Militant Côte d’Ivoire is calling for solidarity with workers at the SCCI...

Greece: Xekinima Youth Members Arrested and Charged with Fake Charges in a Police Intimidation Operation

Solidarity campaign must be stepped up! Nikos Anastasiadis & Eleni Mitsou from Xekinima – “Internationalist Socialist Organization”- CWI...

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Somerville, MA Paraprofessionals Escalate Fight for A Fair Contract

Margaret Whittier-Ferguson is a pre-k paraprofessional in Somerville, Massachusetts. She is chair of the Somerville Teacher Association’s paraprofessional Contract Action Team as...

The Revolutionary Ideas of Rosa Luxemburg

January 15 marked the 101st anniversary of the murder of the outstanding revolutionary socialist leader, Rosa Luxemburg. This article, first published by...

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,...

Stephon Clark Will Not Be Forgotten

It’s been one year since 22-year-old unarmed African American and father Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police in his...

Are These Ideas Useful to Fight Oppression? A Review of Killer Mike’s Trigger Warning

Hip-Hop artist, Killer Mike, has always been an interesting figure in the Hip-Hop scene. From creating the hit group Run the Jewels...

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....

Discussing Socialist Feminism at the CWI IEC

By Anne Englehardt, SAV (CWI in Germany) At the IEC meeting from August 12 to 16, comrades from 25...

Tax Amazon: Make Billionaires Pay!

In an electrifying rally on January 13, 500 people rallied to celebrate Councilmember Sawant’s inauguration and launch the Tax Amazon campaign. In...

Japan & South Korea: Trade War Tensions Escalate

The ongoing trade war between Japan and South Korea has heightened with the decision by the South Korean government to sever their...

CWI IEC Meeting: Resolution on World Economic Crisis

We are rapidly approaching a decisive turning point in world relations with a slowdown in the world economy increasingly pointing towards a...

What do Trump’s Trade and Tech Wars Mean for Global Capitalism?

Rising U.S.-China Tensions: A New Era of Conflict The following article is written by Vincent Kolo of ChinaWorker.info, 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...

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....

Watch Kshama Sawant’s Speech at Seattle Climate Strike Rally

https://youtu.be/kSiPuPeYp70 9/20/2019. Seattle City Councilmember and member of Socialist Alternative Kshama Sawant speaks outside Seattle City Hall on the urgent need...

Millions Join Climate Strikes

In the first half of 2019, seven million people worldwide were displaced by extreme weather events. We are seeing the impact of...

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant Calls for City and School Board to Support Climate Strike

Seattle’s socialist city Councilmember Kshama Sawant is throwing down the gauntlet to other elected officials in the city: will they support workers...

Brazil: Save the Environment, Smash the System!

em português Since the 2018 elections, there has been a marked concern about the direction environmental policies would...