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1999 Carpenters’ Wildcat Strike: What We Won and How

Rob Rooke, Carpenters Local 713 Recording Secretary (2000-2003) In May 1999 over 5,000 construction workers participated in an illegal, unsanctioned, 4-day strike. Most of Northern...

Washington Carpenters’ Strike: “We Need a Good Contract AND Rent Control”

Below is the text of a speech delivered by union carpenter Nina Wurz at the Sept. 18, 2021 "Rent Control Now" rally! I’m a 33...

Kshama Sawant: We Must All Back the Courageous Carpenters’ Strike!

Letter from Seattle's Socialist City Councilmember Kshama Sawant to striking Carpenters. Friday September 17, 2021 Dear Carpenter sisters, brothers, and siblings, Workers have been pressed from all...

Kshama Sawant: Solidarity with Union Carpenters in Their Fight For a Good Contract!

Pacific Northwest union carpenters are fighting millionaire bosses for a good contract. Through aggressive rank-and-file organizing they have rejected a series of substandard, insulting...

The Implications of Ida – How We Got Here and Where We Go Next

Imagine it’s 90 degrees outside, your wall-to-wall carpet is fully soaked in flood water and it’s starting to mold. Your power is out so...

We Need Socialism, Not “Woke Capitalism”

2020 will be long remembered as a year of extraordinary crisis for the capitalist system worldwide, the United States being no exception. As the...

Jeremy Prickett: Socialist, Machinist, and Comrade

The labor and socialist movements have lost a fighter who, for almost 30 years, dedicated his life to the struggles of working class people....

Abortion Rights Slashed in Texas: Free, Safe, and Legal Abortion Now!

Virtually overnight, abortion is banned in Texas. Every one of the already-scarce clinics in the state has halted abortion services. Neighboring states like Louisiana...

Capitalism vs. the Planet

The latest IPCC report paints a picture of five potential futures for humanity. In the worst one, if corporations keep calling the shots, we...

Mpls City Council Backs Down to Mayor Frey’s Veto: Lessons for the Next Phase...

On Friday, August 13 Minneapolis City Council failed to override Mayor Frey’s veto of the renter-led pathway to pass a strong rent control policy....

50 Years Since the Release of George Jackson’s Blood in My Eye

A critical assessment, from Socialist Alternative Black Caucus in honor of Black August. On August 21, 1971, the Black freedom and prisoners’ rights movement lost...

Tax the Rich Movement Comes to Chicago!

Chicago is the third largest city by population in the U.S., and is home to over 400 major corporate facilities, including 36 companies from...

Class Struggle: How is Change Won?

Today’s generation is growing up surrounded by crises. As they come of age, dead-end jobs, crushing debt, and climate destruction await them. After 18...

The Longest Nurses’ Strike in a Decade

Since the writing of this article, Tenet and the MNA are re-entering contract negotiations Monday, August 16. Based on informal reports from nurses and...

Frito Lay Strike: Sign of a Growing Fightback

On July 5, hundreds of Frito-Lay factory workers at the company’s plant in Topeka, Kansas began a strike that ultimately lasted 19 days. Workers...

Renters Face Compounding Crises: We Need a Movement against For-Profit Housing!

“I just feel like I’m drowning,” a New York City renter told us as the clock ran out on the federal eviction moratorium. “I...

Delta Variant Prolongs Pandemic Chaos

Although much of the U.S. has enjoyed a summer dip in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations due to the roll out of highly effective...

As Taliban Take over and U.S. Imperialism is Humiliated, Afghan Masses Pay the Price

While the imperialist powers worry about the effects they will suffer, they ignore those of the Afghan people. Read the original article, posted 8/18/21...

On Xinjiang and the Falling Uighur Birth Rate: Reply to Pro-Authoritarian “Lefts”

Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (ISA in Sweden) In the second of our two-part article on Chinese imperialism, we wrote: “The huge network of concentration camps, disappearances,...
An Israeli military force during the funeral of Mohammed al-‘Alami, 12, in the village of Beit Ummar, Photo: Oren Ziv / Activestills

Israel-Palestine: New Capitalist Government of Occupation

Shahar Ben Horin, Socialist Struggle Movement (ISA in Israel/Palestine) 12-year-old Muhammad al-‘Alami, was shot to death by the Israeli army on July 28 while sitting...