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Per-Åke Westerlund of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (Socialist Alternatives' sister party in Sweden), explains how Sweden has become dominated by neo-liberal capitalism....

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A report by the Chicago Urban League has shed a new light on the failures of capitalism to provide for working people of color. The unemployment rate of black male teenagers is at an astounding...

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Imagine a world of seven billion people in which 85 of the richest individuals own more wealth than the bottom half of humanity combined. Such a world is where we live....

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Editorial note: We received the following report from a socialist activist in the Bay Area. John Taylor stepped off a Navy ship in Oakland in 1968. Behind him was Vietnam. Behind him was the South,...

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Five years ago, the U.S. was in the grips of the worst economic crisis since the 1930s. Nearly nine million jobs were destroyed, household incomes plummeted, and millions of homes were lost. Rubbing salt in...

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On December 28, 2013, emergency unemployment insurance expired, leaving 1.3 million people without this key source of income because Congress refused to extend it....

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Inequality for All is a 2013 documentary film in which former U.S. Labor Secretary under Clinton, Robert Reich, examines the growing gap between America’s wealthy and working classes. Reich quickly traces the fiscal history of...

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In July, the McDonald’s corporation released a budget plan for its employees that could be accessed online. This budget plan, the multi-billion dollar employer claimed, was a useful resource for its workers to show that...

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The problems of the eurozone, rooted in the clash of national interests and the rivalries of capitalist leaders, remain as intractable as ever. Mario Draghi’s announcement that the European Central Bank will embark on the...

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Cancel Student Debt!

September 9, 2012

“When I was 18, my dreams were what I want to become and what I want to do. Now the only thing I’m looking for is to get by.” – 23 year old female from...

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