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I was a New York City school teacher when the World Trade Center fell and I watched out of the window in my classroom. Teachers and children were crying around me and breaking down, hoping...

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“The credit system appears as the main lever of overproduction and over speculation in commerce solely because the process of reproduction, which is elastic in its nature, is here forced to its extreme limits. “And...

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On March 29, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon launched a vicious military offensive against the Palestinian people. Helicopter gunships rocketed refugee camps. Armored bulldozers demolished houses. Tanks crushed ambulances. Young Palestinian men were rounded up,...

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Mayday statement by the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) MAYDAY 2002 takes place at a time of explosive political, economic and social events worldwide. In the last few months we have witnessed one convulsion...

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Statement of Socialist Alternative on the September 11 terrorist attacks The terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, DC Tuesday September 11 were a horrific tragedy. Socialist Alternative sends all those who lost loved...

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Originally appeared in Socialism Today No. 40, July 1999 Something unremarkable happened on June 27, 1969 in New York’s Greenwich Village, an event which had occurred a thousand times before across the U.S. over the...

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The Rise of Fundamentalism

September 1, 1993

With the collapse of Stalinism in the former-USSR, and the removal of the threat of Soviet-backed regimes coming to power in the colonial and ex-colonial world, Islamic fundamentalism has replaced ‘communism’ in the demonology of...

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