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By Sean Morgen, Seattle, WA, Steelworker All my life, I have been bothered by what I had witnessed around me: companies laying off a thousand workers and then saying they’ve created a hundred new jobs,...

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Socialist Alternative is working hard to organize abortion rights speak-outs and educational forums around International Women’s Day, and to mobilize for anti-war protests on the weekend of March 19, the second anniversary of the U.S....

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By Nathan Aldrich, University of Massachusetts Socialist Alternative joined with other community organizations to lead the largest anti-war events held in Boston since Bush’s re-election. The week after Bush’s re-election, Socialist Alternative activists played a...

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By Brandon Madsen and Matt Johnson, Kennedy High School, Youth Against War and Racism Bloomington, MN – For weeks our club at Kennedy High School, Youth Against War and Racism, had planned to set up...

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An unprecedented $4 billion was spent by the Democrats and Republicans on the 2004 elections! Working-class and oppressed people cannot compete with the ruling class when it comes to money. Our strength is in our...

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In September, Socialist Alternative sponsored a nation-wide speaking tour by Elin Gauffin, a Swedish socialist-feminist activist. Gauffin is a leading member of the Socialist Justice Party (Rätttvisepartiet Socialisterna), Socialist Alternative’s sister organization in Sweden. In...

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With millions of people paying much closer attention to politics during the election season, Socialist Alternative played a very active role in the Nader campaign. This gave us a concrete, unique platform to reach people...

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Why I Became a Socialist

December 1, 2004

Growing up in Lynn, Massachusetts, once the shoe capital of the world, my community had a thriving downtown area of small businesses and restaurants. The shoe cobbler has long since disappeared, but the shoe factories...

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CWI Summer School During the last week of July, over 350 workers and young people met in Belgium for a week of political discussion at the annual CWI socialist summer school. This year’s school was...

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As the last preparations were being put in place for the corporate-sponsored, stage-managed “Democratic” National Convention (DNC), independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader spoke in Boston on July 23 about his left-wing challenge to the two-party...

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