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Rail Workers Betrayed By Biden & The “Squad”

When AOC and other members of the “Squad” were first elected, most of them did so as self-identified “democratic socialists.” They ran on working-class...

Shut Down the Whole UC System! No Retreat on COLA!

48,000 University of California graduate students, instructors, researchers and postdocs are on the biggest-ever strike by academic workers in U.S. history, and the biggest...

Democrats Sell Out Rail Workers To Protect Billionaire Execs

The U.S. House voted earlier today to crush a potential nationwide rail worker strike by imposing a contract, negotiated by the Biden administration, that...

Support The Socialists This Holiday Season!

Click here to watch the video for our Holiday Supporters Drive! For working people, the winter holidays represent a time to celebrate and relax as...

China’s Mass Revolt – Where Now?

Originally published November 29 at internationalsocialist.net. At the time of writing police are massing in Chinese cities in an effort to stamp out the...

Qatar World Cup: Soccer Has Never Been More Political

Originally published November 20 on internationalsocialist.net. The oligarchs, dictatorships, and dodgy billionaire owners of soccer clubs, through their well-oiled PR machines, say to "keep...

What Happened To Medicare For All?

For the American working class, navigating the for-profit maze of insurers, providers, pharmacies, and clinics is enough to make you sick. The promise that...

Is The Pandemic Really Over? 

At the end of September, President Biden was interviewed by 60 Minutes and gave the sound bite that rang across the world. “The pandemic is...

What’s Next For the Teamsters?

The labor movement is faced with unprecedented opportunities and challenges.  Inflation continues to get worse and a looming economic collapse threatens workers’ already meager...

Inflation Pains: Politicians Have No Answers

Food and energy prices are already between 13-20% higher than they were a year ago. Rents and housing costs are on the rise. Inflation,...

COP27: Burning Daylight (and Fossil Fuels)

The annual United Nations climate conference, the Conference of Parties (COP), is entering its 27th year with little to show for it.  For over a...

Progressives Fail Again To Oppose Imperialist War

The war in Ukraine has undergone a serious escalation in the past couple of months. Ukrainian forces began their eastern counter-offensive at the beginning...

The Right’s War on Trans Youth: What’s Behind It, And The Strategy To Fight Back

At the end of October, two Florida public health boards voted in favor of new guidelines that, if accepted, will have a devastating impact...

Wisconsin Midterms: Lackluster Incumbents Cling to Seats 

On Tuesday, November 8, Wisconsin Democratic Party Governor Tony Evers managed to hold on to his office by the skin of his teeth, narrowly...

World in Revolt Over High Prices

As we go to print, workers across Europe are taking to the streets against record breaking energy prices, food poverty, and a dramatic reduction...

The Type Of Strikes Starbucks Workers Need: ‘Red Cup Day’ And Beyond

Josh Crowell is a member of SBWU's National Bargaining Committee. Liam Easton-Calabria is a member of SBWU's National Contract Action team. They write in...

Can Trump Win In 2024?

Though a “red wave” never materialized in this year’s midterms, the narrow majority won by the Republicans in the House means that the extreme-MAGA...

Women, Life, Freedom: Iran in Revolt Against Brutal Regime

Women, young people, and workers are revolting against the repressive, misogynistic, and corrupt ruling regime in Iran. The mass movement began in mid-September in...