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This solidarity statement was originally published by Social Equity Educators, a rank and file caucus of Seattle Education Association. The statement was authored by Matt Maley, a Seattle teacher, union activist, and member of Socialist Alternative. January 15, 2018...

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[Editors Note] The MetCouncil (management) will meet on January 24 to decide whether to ratify the  contract adopted by the union. If they choose not to ratify the contract, the union has already  filed a...

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The following statement was approved by the National Committee of Socialist Alternative on December 11 and updated slightly later in December 2017. It is one year since the election of the odious Trump, an event...

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Like most cities across the country, Minneapolis is facing a burgeoning housing crisis. In Minneapolis this year, the homeless population rose by 4.5% – the first time it has increased since the national foreclosure crisis...

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Every day in Seattle, the signs of the housing crisis grow: more tents under highway overpasses, more RVs along the streets, and more luxury apartments being built. It’s hardly surprising that working people are feeling...

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In September, the Houston Housing Authority (HHA) gave eviction notices to 180 low-income, elderly, disabled, or veteran residents at 2100 Memorial, a public housing high-rise. They were given five days to vacate their units. The...

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Temperatures are falling, but things are heating up in Madison, WI. At the Dane County Board of Supervisors’ final budget hearing in November, hundreds of residents furiously drowned out the Board’s vote to spend $108...

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Since September 15, St. Louis, Missouri experienced nearly daily and nightly protests around the acquittal of former St. Louis Police officer Jason Stockley in the 2011 murder of Anthony Lamar Smith. The St. Louis Metropolitan...

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Ben Stockwell, Cincinnati Socialist Alternative After months of pressure from the public, the Board of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County in Ohio has caved to the demand to stop the sale of...

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The article below is adapted from a document written for internal discussion in Socialist Alternative in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Connecticut in December 2012. It was further discussed...

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