• 16 2017 February

    The Case for a U.S.-Wide One-Day Strike on May Day 2017

    Next steps in the strategy to defeat Trump: Be part of the protest on Women’s Day, March 8 and build for mass protests and strikes across the country on May 1. Millions have marched and...

  • 13 2017 February

    A Socialist Strategy to Defeat Trump 

    Escalate the resistance toward shutdowns on March 8 and May 1! Donald Trump and his bigoted, billionaires-club administration have ignited a social explosion unlike any that has ever greeted an incoming US president. The White...

  • 09 2017 February

    Victory! Seattle to divest $3 Billion from Wells Fargo

    On February 8, 2017, the movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline won a significant victory when the Seattle City Council unanimously voted on the bill Kshama Sawant wrote with activists to divest Seattle from Wells...

  • 03 2017 February

    #NoBanNoWall – A Week of Escalating Protest in NYC

    The eruption of protest at JFK International Airport last weekend kicked off a week of escalating protests in NYC. Here’s a run down: Saturday: JFK Airport Protest & Taxi Strike In less than 24 hours...

  • 31 2017 January

    During the Next 100 Days: Build the Resistance to Trump’s Agenda!

    One of the most reactionary, bigoted, and predatory administrations in modern history has officially taken office. The incoming Trump presidency, from the vicious tweets to the bizarre press conferences to the reactionary cabinet picks and...

Features

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, a decisive turning point in world history, where for the first time working people established their own system of democratic rule through the “Soviets,” literally...

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This article was written before the allegation of Russian hacking of the U.S. presidential election was made. Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 U.S. presidential election came as a shock to people of all different...

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Everything to Play For in 2017 Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) general secretary 2016 was the year when the pent-up anger of the masses worldwide finally spilled over in a series...

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Trump’s victory in the presidential election was a profound shock to tens of millions of progressive workers, young people, immigrants, women, people of color, Muslims, and LGBTQ people across the U.S. The target list of...

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#ResistTrump

Escalate the Resistance Toward Mass Shutdowns on March 8 and May Day! Text of leaflet from NYC Socialist Alternative. Download pdf. New York City has been at the forefront of the resistance to Donald Trump’s...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

Escalate the Resistance Toward Mass Shutdowns on March 8 and May Day! Text of leaflet from NYC Socialist Alternative. Download pdf. New York City has been at the forefront of the resistance to Donald Trump’s...

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US Politics

Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election signifies a war on workers, on women, on immigrants, on LGBTQ people and racial minorities. But for some, it signifies a war on truth itself. The Oxford...

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Fighting Racism

The Bolshevik-led Russian Revolution of 1917 was a lightning bolt across the world as the weakest link in the global capitalist chain was broken. In the United States, the idea of the working class, poor,...

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Environment

Reposted from Kshama Sawant’s City Council Blog. Today our movement won a major victory against Wells Fargo, Big Business, and the corrupt financial sector! First and foremost, I want to thank the Standing Rock Sioux,...

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Youth & Students

On January 20, thousands of high school and college students at over 40 campuses in cities across the U.S. participated in walkouts organized by Socialist Students. The nationwide coordinated action was mobilized to send a...

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World Events

Time to Build the Class Struggle in the Streets The attempt to remove Pablo Iglesias from the leadership of Podemos (the left party formed out of the 2011 Indignados movement) has been a complete and...

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Videos

View more speeches from Socialist Alternative at our youtube channel....

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Fight for 15

“You need to ask yourself whose interests you’re serving,” she told council members. “The fact that Cleveland is the poorest city in America answers that question. … The proverbial pigs at the troughs got too...

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Workers' Movement

Next steps in the strategy to defeat Trump: Be part of the protest on Women’s Day, March 8 and build for mass protests and strikes across the country on May 1. Millions have marched and...

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LGBTQ Rights

Transgender people have made major strides in visibility and won important victories in recent years. Nevertheless, trans people continue to struggle with hate-based violence, economic marginalization, and social exclusion. The stakes have been raised further...

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Immigrant Rights

The eruption of protest at JFK International Airport last weekend kicked off a week of escalating protests in NYC. Here’s a run down: Saturday: JFK Airport Protest & Taxi Strike In less than 24 hours...

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Women's Rights

January 21, 2016, will go down in history as one of the largest ever days of protest in the United States as Women’s Marches were attended by tens and hundreds of thousands in city after...

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Culture

Peter Taaffe, from the February 2017 issue of Socialism Today (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales) When the Russian revolution began in February 1917, leading revolutionaries, including Leon Trotsky and...

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History

Margaret Thatcher, the so called “Iron Lady,” resigned as British Tory prime minister on November 22, 1990. She had been in power for eleven years, winning three general elections, and yet was forced out before...

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Economy

The IMF now calls for state intervention to stimulate the ailing global economy. And many on the left also propose Keynesian-style policies. So, does this mean the IMF would welcome a Corbyn-led government in Britain?...

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