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The Student Debt Crisis

2021 has begun with a bad joke of a stimulus bill, rental costs maxing out credit cards, and an unchecked pandemic once...

Supreme Court Restricts Abortion Pill: Build a Mass Movement for Reproductive Freedom

On January 12, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling that would require people seeking medical abortions to obtain the pill in...

Breonna Taylor Statue Attacked: Our Socialist Response

On December 12, I installed a memorial to Breonna Taylor in downtown Oakland. Two weeks later it was vandalized. The 400 pound...

January 1961: Assassination of Lumumba, Hero of Congo’s Independence

Patrice Lumumba occupies a very important place in popular consciousness in Congo. Even Mobutu, who took part in his assassination, was forced...

Democrats Shift Blame to Working Class for California’s Surging Pandemic

As of the time of writing daily counts of new coronavirus cases in the state of California are  topping 40,000 a day....

Hong Kong Mass Arrests: Xi Jinping Strikes While Western Powers are in Disarray

Mass arrests of democratic opposition under China’s national security law ISA reporters in Hong Kong

Online Rally to Defend Kshama Sawant: Going All Out to Defeat the Right Wing...

On Saturday, January 9, 2,000 working people and progressive activists tuned in to an online rally to reject the right wing and...

#ForceTheVote, Far Right Attacks, and a Strategy for the Left

Last Wednesday’s far right terror on the Capitol Building in DC is a reminder of the urgency to build an organized left...

10 Years of Revolution in the Arab World: Faded Spring?

Sebastian Rave, SAV (ISA in Germany) Like dominoes, the regimes fell in a huge revolutionary wave in 2011: Ben...

We Need Mass Demonstrations Against the Far Right

The far right threat isn’t going away after their attempted coup on January 6th. Immediately, they are planning another series of armed...

Socialist Alternative Stands with Chicago Educators Fighting for a Safe Reopening of Schools!

Solidarity with the educators fighting back against unsafe school reopenings, from Chicago and Arizona to the UK. As COVID numbers reach new...

Kshama Sawant’s Speech at the Rally Against the Recall

Watch the fully rally here, with Kshama's speech at 1:16:40. This recall campaign is a naked attempt by the...

Justice for Casey Goodson, Jr. — Fund Schools, Not Cops!

On December 4 in Columbus, Ohio, 23-year-old Casey Goodson Jr. was coming home from a dentist appointment. He was carrying a bag...

Chaos in the Capitol: Build a Movement to Defeat the Far Right

First came the notification: “Pro Trump mob breaks into Capitol building.” Then, “Congressmen being told to hide beneath their chairs,” followed by,...

Kshama Sawant Denounces Far Right Violence at the Capitol, Calls on Labor Unions, Social...

‘The horrific demonstration of far right violence we’re seeing in DC today is a scary reminder that Trump may have lost the...

Corporate Money Defeated by Progressive Candidates in Bay Area Elections

The rise of socialist politics has been felt in the Bay Area, as socialist and labor backed candidates won huge victories against...

As 2021 Begins: American Capitalism Faces Multifaceted Crisis

It is clear we are living through a historic transition in the U.S. A devastating pandemic has triggered a...

Socialist Alternative Endorses #ForceTheVote

The COVID-19 pandemic has fully exposed, if there was still any doubt, the barbarity of the U.S. healthcare system. While 651 billionaires...

Revolutionary Beethoven

Bill Hopwood, Socialist Alternative (ISA in Canada) A towering figure of music, Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770....

Marxism and Climate Change: Engels’ Struggle for a Dialectical Concept of Nature

Arne Johansson, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (ISA in Sweden) Seven of the world’s leading climate and so-called Earth System scientists warned...