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Socialist Alternative, along with Youth Against War and Racism, recently spearheaded a national student walkout against Bush’s war, mobilizing thousands of young people into political activity. Now we are mobilizing students to protest military recruiters...

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I grew tired of the capitalist system long ago but could not find a way to express my anger and frustration. Then I became homeless even though I was employed, and it all became clear...

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In Minnesota’s Twin Cities, Youth Against War and Racism (YAWR), Socialist Alternative, and others are mobilizing for a mass student walkout on April 28 to fight for a decent future for our generation. We are...

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Why I Became a Socialist

November 1, 2005

Out of concern for environmental destruction, as a child I worked diligently to conserve the resources I used since my miseducation told me consumer habits could make a difference. But with independent reading, I learned...

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The Iraq war has cost nearly $300 billion and the lives of over 1,700 U.S. soldiers and 100,000 Iraqi civilians. A majority of Americans have turned against the war, but Bush says “we need to...

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Tacoma is a military town. But when the principal of Foss High School cancelled a “controversial” meeting of the group Students Against the Draft and War, she was shocked at the depth of anger at...

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As the U.S. continues its bloody occupation of Iraq, the military faces a growing recruitment crisis. The Army failed to reach its recruitment targets for new soldiers every month from February through May, reflecting a...

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Rob Mirabito – Boston, MA, Member of Carpenters Union Local 33 Throughout my life, I listened to family members talk of the value of being in a union and voting Democrat. It didn’t take much...

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For his 2005 budget, Bush proposed making permanent his previous tax cuts for the rich, and implementing two more tax cuts, costing $1.2 trillion over ten years. He also proposed increasing the military budget again,...

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