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by Michelle Tonneslan — Seattle, WA, Homeless Shelter Counselor It was an accumulation of my life experiences that led me to socialist conclusions. When I was a child, my mom worked long hours for low...

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Raising Fighting Fund

March 1, 2004

With no corporate sponsors, we have to take seriously fundraising for our Fighting Fund to raise the necessary resources for our campaigns. Currently, we are campaigning to rebuild the anti-war movement through events like the...

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We ask all supporters of Justice to subscribe today to help Socialist Alternative with the national subscription drive we launched from December until March 15 to increase the readership and financial base of the socialist...

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by Margaret Collins, CUNY Action to Defend Miguel Malo Since August 2001, Hostos College Student Senate Vice President Miguel Malo has faced the threat of a year in jail. Campus security officers assaulted and arrested...

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by Dena Capano, UMass Boston Student University of Massachusetts Boston Professor Tony Van Der Meer was assaulted and arrested by campus police after confronting an Army National Guard recruiter who had threatened student Tony Naro...

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In the past year, nearly 100 workers have been laid off by Harvard University, and many other jobs have been eliminated through attrition. Harvard claims it is in financial crisis, yet its $19.3 billion endowment...

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Year after year, jobs in the fast food industry remain some of the worst around. Working conditions are poor, pay is typically minimum wage, and there is little job security. Despite these horrible conditions, the...

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The main cover story of the Feb. 26 issue of The Stranger, an alternative weekly in Seattle with a circulation of 92,000, viciously attacked Ralph Nader’s campaign for president and specifically Socialist Alternative’s role in...

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Why I Became a Socialist

November 1, 2003

by Sumona Routh — Oberlin, OH, Student I can’t imagine how anyone could look at the current world and be satisfied with its fundamental characteristic: the capitalist system. The U.S. is brutally occupying Iraq, while...

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Every day, Bush and other politicians attack working people’s living standards – from restrictions on women’s abortion rights to spending billions of our tax-dollars on sending our friends and loved ones off to die in...

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