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Resist Capitalist Restoration! The death of Fidel Castro, aged 90, was announced by his younger brother President Raul, on Cuban state television, late on the night of 25th November. Millions of workers in Cuba and...

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Attacking immigrant workers with vile racist language and the promise to build a wall along the border were mainstays of Donald Trump’s campaign. Now Trump is threatening to ramp up mass deportations in his first...

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NATIONAL STUDENT WALKOUT AGAINST BIGOTRY & HATE SocialistStudents.net Donald Trump and the Republican Party are preparing to unleash a storm of attacks on women, immigrants, the Muslim community, LGBTQ people, workers, and the environment. We...

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This December marks the 60th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott victory that ignited the Civil Rights movement and led to the dismantling of the “Jim Crow” system of segregation. Montgomery’s black population mounted a...

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2016 Elections: Revolt Against the Establishment

Donald Trump’s shocking victory was met with a mixture of anger, confusion, and very real fear among ordinary people in the U.S. and around the world. Millions asked, how could Trump win? And further, what...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

Build for Mass Protests and Student Walkouts on Trump’s Inauguration, January 20 & 21 Sisters and Brothers, To force through their right-wing agenda, Trump and his backers are counting on us to succumb to fear,...

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US Politics

Trump will seek to inflict severe and demoralizing defeats by picking off one target at a time. All sections of society targeted by Trump must therefore unite their forces from the start....

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Fighting Racism

“It is time, brothers and sisters, for us to make a unified national pivot. Our protests, of course, must continue, but we must add a critical new layer on top of them. It is time...

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Environment

Socialist Alternative encourages everyone to support the united action of North American tribes to prevent the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Millions around the country and the world want to take a stand....

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Youth & Students

NATIONAL STUDENT WALKOUT AGAINST BIGOTRY & HATE SocialistStudents.net Donald Trump and the Republican Party are preparing to unleash a storm of attacks on women, immigrants, the Muslim community, LGBTQ people, workers, and the environment. We...

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World Events

Resist Capitalist Restoration! The death of Fidel Castro, aged 90, was announced by his younger brother President Raul, on Cuban state television, late on the night of 25th November. Millions of workers in Cuba and...

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Videos

Watch the first video in this series: Why Are You a Socialist?...

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Fight for 15

Socialist Alternative and 15 Now Minnesota have been fighting for a $15 an hour minimum wage in Minneapolis for over two years. Over that time, $15 an hour went from a far-out proposal from cities...

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Workers' Movement

After thirty-eight days on strike, the 4,800 members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) in Minneapolis-Saint Paul voted on October 13 to accept a deal with Allina Health, the largest hospital chain in the Twin...

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LGBTQ Rights

Below is the text of the leaflet that Socialist Alternative is distributing at pride events around the country. You can download the pdf here. The LGBTQIA community lost 49 of our sisters and brothers this...

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Immigrant Rights

Attacking immigrant workers with vile racist language and the promise to build a wall along the border were mainstays of Donald Trump’s campaign. Now Trump is threatening to ramp up mass deportations in his first...

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Women's Rights

Despite Trump’s platform for hateful ideas, fierce movements of working class women are on the horizon. Through a united mass struggle, we can push back Trump’s agenda....

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War & Resistance

It is beyond question that the key issues which have attracted millions of ordinary people to Bernie Sanders’ campaign center around his call for a “political revolution against the billionaire class.” But, inevitably, the Democratic...

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Healthcare

This article describes an epidemic that has hit not just Massachusetts, but many other parts of the country. Socialist Alternative pointed out in the perspectives document passed at our recent National Convention, “Across the board, the bottom...

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Culture

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Kaepernick’s Protest Spreads

September 23, 2016

Kaepernick on death threats: “If something like that were to happen, you’ve proved my point. It’ll be loud and clear why it happened.” — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) September 20, 2016 When Colin Kaepernick began his...

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History

Attacking immigrant workers with vile racist language and the promise to build a wall along the border were mainstays of Donald Trump’s campaign. Now Trump is threatening to ramp up mass deportations in his first...

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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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Theory

We live in exciting times. A new wave of struggle is opening up and the 99% is reestablishing its voice. Like our forebears in the 60s we are shaping the political landscape; we are making...

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The Case for Socialism

August 16, 2016