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Sarah Smith, running to represent Washington State’s 9th District in the House of Representatives, is part of national wave of young left and socialist candidates who are seeking to unseat more conservative Democratic incumbents and...

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Statement from Socialist Alternative on New York Governor’s Election Next month, millions of New Yorkers will head to the polls hoping to defeat Republicans and open the door to progressive change in the state. But...

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The battle against the corporate establishment heated up in August when California Assembly District 15 candidate Jovanka Beckles released her bold new platform, calling for Medicare for All, a $20 minimum wage, a green jobs...

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The background of the current midterm elections is a chaotic situation for U.S. capitalism – an out-of-control dysfunctional regime in the White House and a growing political radicalization in society, starting first among young people...

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Thanks to the power of the #MeToo movement and the courage of Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez, and now Julie Swetnick, the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, appearing only days ago to...

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On September 4, Ayanna Pressley beat out ten-term incumbent Mike Capuano in the Democratic primary for Congress in a district covering much of Boston and other nearby cities. Pressley, the first Black woman on the...

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After a close-chested deliberation, Rahm Emanuel shocked Chicago by deciding against running for a third term as mayor in February 2019. But after the surprise of Emanuel’s announcement hit the city, two sets of reactions...

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1968 was a tumultuous year of radical struggle in the U.S. and internationally. For working people today, it provides a window into the power of mass movements. Radicalizing Civil Rights and Antiwar Movements 1968 began...

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In the aftermath of the stunning electoral victory of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, momentum is growing for the campaign to elect Democratic Socialists of America member Julia Salazar to the New York State Senate. Salazar’s campaign...

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In what can only be described as a political earthquake, left-wing insurgent Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated incumbent and Queens Democratic Party boss Joe Crowley by 15 percent in the primary for New York’s 14th Congressional District....

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