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Members of the Bellingham branch of Socialist Alternative joined close to a thousand people who stood in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation outside of City Hall in Bellingham, WA on Monday evening, September...

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When a people’s most sacred sites, land, and water, comes into the cross hairs of capitalist greed, we as human beings, as socialists are obligated to stand with them and fight back. More than four...

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On May 12, a Royal Dutch Shell undersea pipeline leaked 90,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana. The spill occurred on the same day that the...

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Over the weekend of May 13-15, 2,000 people traveled from as far as Montana, Idaho, and Oregon to participate and demand a just transition to renewable energy. It was just one part of the worldwide...

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On the evening of May 3, the entire population of the city of Fort McMurray was ordered to leave as the “beast” of an out-of-control wildfire swept towards it. 94,000 people fled their homes in...

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Time for a Massive Jobs Program The horrific conditions in Flint, Michigan have brought to national attention a much deeper crisis of capitalism: the crisis of deteriorating infrastructure. In 2014, one-fifth of all children tested...

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Today on my New England street, I watched the snow float down from the sky and collect five inches or so. School was delayed for two hours while the salt trucks were sent out to...

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Speaking alongside internationally acclaimed environmental activist and author Bill McKibben, Socialist Alternative’s Kshama Sawant outlines a socialist strategy for the climate justice movement. The talk by the Seattle City Councilmember on “Uniting Against the Climate Crisis: The...

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The ecologist Richard Levins, who passed away in January, was a revolutionary in more ways than one. He made numerous scientific contributions in population genetics, biomathematics, and community ecology, and he served as the head...

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For over a year now, the Boston neighborhood of West Roxbury has been leading a struggle to resist the building of the West Roxbury Lateral (WRL) high-pressure gas pipeline. This proposed pipeline is part of...

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