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The realities of Seattle’s $15/hr minimum wage are troublesome for conservative Chicken Littles who warned that it would collapse Seattle’s economy. Propelled by workers and led by 15 Now and Socialist Alternative, the $15 movement...

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Big business is increasingly taking over the housing sector – social rented as well as private ownership. The results have been devastating as tenants face sky-high rents, fewer rights, worsening conditions, and government policies of...

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Everything to Play For in 2017 Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) general secretary 2016 was the year when the pent-up anger of the masses worldwide finally spilled over in a series...

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The IMF now calls for state intervention to stimulate the ailing global economy. And many on the left also propose Keynesian-style policies. So, does this mean the IMF would welcome a Corbyn-led government in Britain?...

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Historic Opportunities for Rebuilding the Workers and Socialist Movements U.S. Capitalism Passing Through Profound Crisis and Upheaval The following document outlining economic, social and political processes in the United States and the potential for building...

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The following document outlining the economic situation in the United States and the potential for downturn in the next period was submitted by the outgoing National Committee of Socialist Alternative to our recent National Convention...

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Originally published at SocialistWorld.net 04/18/2016 A new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, analyses the downward course of the U.S. economy – and the limits of the whole capitalist system Peter Taaffe, from...

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Year of the Monkey opens with economy in worst situation for decades Editorial from《社会主义者》Socialist magazine issue 36 (February-March 2016) As its factories restarted after the Chinese New Year holidays, China was facing its worst economic...

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Could the financial turmoil of the opening week set the tone for 2016? Per-Åke Westerlund, with additional reporting by Vincent Kolo Global financial markets started 2016 with a bang! A reprise of last summer’s chaotic...

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Gabriela Sánchez. Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Venezuela) At the end of October, in a national address to the nation, Maduro announced the discovery of two enormous warehouses of medical goods in Aragua state. While speaking,...

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