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Amazon is pulling out of its deal with NYC! This is a victory for working-class resistance. While Amazon complains they didn’t “feel welcome,” the real problem was they couldn’t bully working people in New York...

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Since being elected to Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year old former Bronx bartender and self-described democratic socialist, has been a breath of fresh air for millions of working-class people. Her first action in D.C., after...

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January 25 – As we go to press, President Trump’s has been forced to retreat from his demand that the Democrats agree to fund a border wall as the price for reopening the government. But...

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In November of last year, young activists with Sunrise Movement held a sit-in at Nancy Pelosi’s office in DC demanding that she support a select committee on climate change to propose a Green New Deal....

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“This really does have a higher purpose than next week’s pay,” proclaimed Trump when asked if there would be a safety net for the 800,000 federal employees now entering their third week without pay. “If...

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Bernie Sanders’ insurgent campaign for president in 2016 was a watershed moment. His call for a “political revolution against the billionaire class” translated into 13 million votes, hundreds of thousands in attendance at his rallies,...

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While the Mayor and Governor would like us to believe the plan to give Amazon over $3 billion in public handouts can’t be stopped, it can. Edited version of article first published at SocialistAlternativeNYC.org. On...

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A caravan of thousands of migrants has amassed in Tijuana at the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego. Migrants seeking asylum from violence in their native countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, they traveled for...

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“Coincident with the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, socialism is making a comeback in American political discourse.” This is the opening sentence of an October 23, 2018 72-page paper produced by the “Council of...

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Florida’s Midterm Madness

November 28, 2018

If the recent midterm election results are any indication, the state of Florida could possesses an untapped reservoir of progressive energy despite the state’s historically conservative past and present. In this year’s elections, 5.1 million...

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