A Socialist Strategy to Win $15 – Lessons from Seattle

Millions of working people around the country, in the midst of this historic crisis of capitalism, have been inspired by the demand...

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A Socialist Strategy to Win $15 – Lessons from Seattle

Millions of working people around the country, in the midst of this historic crisis of capitalism, have been inspired by the demand...

More Unions are Endorsing Kshama Sawant Solidarity Campaign

As the billionaire-backed, right-wing recall continues in Seattle against socialist Councilmember Kshama Sawant, more labor unions are responding to the calls of...

Who is Kshama Sawant?

Kshama Sawant was first elected to the Seattle City Council in 2013 with over 90,000 votes, running as a proud Socialist Alternative...

Defeat Lightfoot’s Reckless School Reopening! Educators, Parents, and Students Should Decide

Melissa Vozar - CTU Member writing in personal capacity Chicago Public Schools have been thrown into chaos by an inflexible...

Socialist Alternative on the Ground: Chicagoland Nursing Home Strike

Zack Murstein is a member of UFCW Local 881 in Chicago, IL and a member of Chicago Socialist Alternative.

Socialist Alternative is in political solidarity with International Socialist Alternative.

Visit the ISA website to learn more about socialist organizing around the world.

Kshama Sawant: Solidarity To Amazon Workers in Bessemer, AL

Dear Bessemer Amazon workers, As an elected representative of Seattle’s working people, a rank-and-file union member, and a member...

Why We Need to Actively Fight Racism Under Biden

For the last four years, Trump has roused and built a mass base around his reactionary agenda and given encouragement to organized...

Justice for Casey Goodson, Jr. — Fund Schools, Not Cops!

On December 4 in Columbus, Ohio, 23-year-old Casey Goodson Jr. was coming home from a dentist appointment. He was carrying a bag...

Kshama Sawant Denounces Far Right Violence at the Capitol, Calls on Labor Unions, Social Movements, and Socialists to Organize to Shut Down the Far...

‘The horrific demonstration of far right violence we’re seeing in DC today is a scary reminder that Trump may have lost the...

Austerity Budgets Are In Our Future: Minneapolis In the Wake of George Floyd

Democratic Party-run cities across the country are passing local budgets for 2021 in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and after a...

Massive Victory for Women’s Rights in Argentina

Earlier this month, the government of Argentina enacted a law that massively expands abortion access. This is the culmination of an inspiring...

Poland: The Women’s Strike Movement and the Way Forward

When judges sitting as a “Constitutional Tribunal” ruled to make practically all cases of abortion illegal, even when the fetus has a...

Argentina: Abortion Legalized! A Triumph for the “Green Tide” Movement

Now we need organization and socialist feminism! Marcos Ariel, ISA supporter in Argentina In a...

Supreme Court Restricts Abortion Pill: Build a Mass Movement for Reproductive Freedom

On January 12, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling that would require people seeking medical abortions to obtain the pill in...

As 2021 Begins: American Capitalism Faces Multifaceted Crisis

It is clear we are living through a historic transition in the U.S. A devastating pandemic has triggered a...

Politicians Play With Our Lives: Struggle Needed to Win the Relief We Need

The U.S. government has not provided any relief for ordinary Americans in four months. An entire season has passed since the federal...

We Have to Fight for a Workers Recovery

In a crisis, the ruling class tends to sugarcoat the real economic situation. Politicians and mainstream media outlets are searching for any...

Southern Europe: New Economic Crisis, Old Structural Causes

Fighting Left Alternative Desperately Needed Vladimir Bortun, Nikos Anastasiadis, Athina Kariati, Jonas Von Vossole, Guiliano Brunetti

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.

Unsafe for Now: Fight for a Safe School Reopening

The COVID pandemic has shaken up society from head to toe. Nothing has been left untouched as nearly 25 million Americans have...

We Need Student Debt Cancellation!

2021 has begun with a bad joke of a stimulus bill, rental costs maxing out credit cards, and an unchecked pandemic once...

I’m 16 and I Should Have the Right to Vote

Youth today are facing a broad and deep capitalist crisis. Brutal austerity measures have stripped funding for education, student loan debt and...

Isolation, Stress, and Poverty: Capitalism and Our Declining Mental Health

Millions and millions of ordinary people are experiencing a tornado of escalating crises: from COVID-19, social isolation, unemployment and evictions, to the...

New York City’s Authorities Botch School Reopening

Tax the Rich and Wall Street to Provide Necessary Resources K-12 schools are reopening across Europe and Donald Trump...

Educators and Parents Must Unite For Safe Reopening and Fully Funded Schools

Educators and families fundamentally want the same thing out of our public education system: students to be safe and to succeed in...

Defund the Police & Tax the Rich to Fund Our Schools!

Teachers are currently faced with an impossible task: educating students online, many of whom don’t have access to technology, with little warning,...

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...

Workers Freeze Due To Billionaire Greed

Capitalism left working people to die in the Texas cold, and the ensuing crisis exposed the complete inability of the free market...

Marxism and Climate Change: Engels’ Struggle for a Dialectical Concept of Nature

Arne Johansson, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (ISA in Sweden) Seven of the world’s leading climate and so-called Earth System scientists warned...

Book Review: The Return of Nature by John Bellamy Foster

Keishia Taylor, Socialist Party (ISA in Ireland) John Bellamy Foster’s ground-breaking Marx’s Ecology in 2000 demonstrated that Marxism, from...

Tax the Rich to Fund the T: Boston Transit Cuts Highlight Need for Working-Class Mobilization

Ignoring public opposition, transit officials in Boston approved a sweeping set of service cuts on December 14, following a familiar playbook of...

Smoke Fills Skies as Climate Crisis Goes Unchecked

Photos of an eerie, dark orange sky covering Oakland, San Francisco, and other Bay Area cities circulated the internet earlier this month,...

The New Climate Normal: Capitalism is Killing the Planet

In almost every metric to measure extreme weather, the Earth is breaking record after record, from the hottest heat waves to the...

Climate Change: The Devastating Prospects of Increasing Prolonged Droughts

The Urgent Need for System Change Capitalism is disrupting the existing water cycle through global warming all the...

California Wildfires: A Socialist Perspective

Remembering one’s experience of a wildfire is like assembling a series of fragments from a broken picture: Startled awake at 3am to...