Socialist Alternative, Issue #1, September-October 2013

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SOCIALIST ALTERNATIVE

Why We Are Launching a New Paper
Socialist Alternative
By JESSE LESSINGER

ELECTIONS

Growing Prospects for a New Movement 
Cracks Opening in the Two-Party System
BY BRYAN KOULOURIS

Obama’s Support Falling 
We Need a New Party for Working People
BY ALAN JONES

Why We Run Socialist Candidates 
BY TOM CREAN

Sawant Wins 35% of Vote in Seattle Primary! 
Socialist Breakthrough Highlights Path for Independent Politics
BY CALVIN POPE

SEIU Endorses Socialist for Minneapolis City Council 
BY KELLY BELLIN, Campaign Manager for Ty Moore for City Council

Boston Election Campaign Helps Build Movements


FIGHT FOR $15

Low-Wage Workers Fighting Back 
BY AUDREY MONROE, Seattle

McDonalds’ Advice to Workers 
“Get a Second Job!”
BY KAREN GREEN

Q&A: We Need a $15/hour Minimum Wage 
BY KSHAMA SAWANT, Candidate for City Council, Seattle, WA

Seattle Campaign for $15 an Hour


WOMEN’S LIBERATION

Liberal Feminism vs. Socialist Feminism 
BY KELLY BELLIN, Minneapolis


FIGHTING RACISM

The War on Black America Continues 
Obama: Guilty by Omission
BY STEVEN SWENSON & ANH TRAN


HEALTH CARE

Obama’s Flawed Health Care Plan 
For Single-Payer Health Care
BY TONY WILSDON

Socialist Alternative to Capitalism’s Sickness System 
BY TONY WILSDON


HOUSING

Using Eminent Domain to Protect Homes and Fight Banks 
BY CHARLES CANNON

Socialist Alternative City Council Campaign Helps Build Anti-Eviction Struggle in Minneapolis 
BY GINGER JENTZEN, Organizer with Occupy Homes MN


ENVIRONMENT

Capitalism is Unsustainable 
We Need a Socialist Approach to the Environmental Crisis
BY DENNIS PRATER

Alabama Socialists Campaign Against Keystone Pipeline 
BY STEPHANIE VAN ARSDALE


INTERNATIONAL

South Africa 
One Year After the Marikana Massacre
BY DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST MOVEMENT (CWI South Africa)

Brazil 
Protests and Strikes Start New Phase of Struggle
BY ANDRÉ FERRARI, Liberdade Socialismo e Revolução (CWI Brazil)

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