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San Francisco voters made history this November by passing a $300 million tax on large corporations with over 60% of the vote. This money will go to providing housing and services to the homeless of...

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There is a historic opportunity to rebuild a fighting socialist movement....

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On July 28, the bid to bring the summer Olympics to Boston was laid to rest. Mayor Marty Walsh conceded the defeat on a plan he initially championed – after six months, the public pressure and opposition...

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Jack Zhang interviewed Seamus Whelan, a leader in the campaign to Stop the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline (SWRL) and a Socialist Alternative (SA) member. More info can be found at SWRL.info. Zhang: What is the West...

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The Grand Jury failure to indict Darren Wilson was rigged. The entire criminal justice system is a racist set-up to criminalize black youth. Over a million are in prisons for non-violent offenses while the real criminals...

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Challenging Corporate Politicians Requires Stamina – But It’s Worth It With 16% for Jess Spear of the votes counted so far, Socialist Alternative evaluates its campaign which had a major impact in advancing the discussion...

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Ferguson October: A Weekend of Resistance The weekend of October 10-13 saw Ferguson pulsating with sustained protests that expressed the undying rage at the killing of Michael Brown, with the possible indictment of police office...

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The following article was written before news broke that Karen Lewis had been hospitalized with a serious medical condition. It has now been announced that she will not be able to pursue her campaign for...

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Karen Lewis for Mayor of Chicago? Discussion about campaigns of the 99% against the corporate domination of both parties has picked up in recent weeks. This is a welcome development for socialists, community activists, union...

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Kshama Sawant’s election victory has received repeated national media attention, helping to revive interest in socialist ideas and establishing Socialist Alternative as a pole of attraction for workers and youth looking to get active in...

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