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Decades of ‘shock therapy capitalism’, wars and corruption Rob Jones, CWI in Russia The incredible three days of 19 -21 August 1991 started with the early morning announcement that then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev had...

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Socialist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and 2 other wage activists, charged with disorderly conduct, had their case thrown out today after a Seatac judge found the evidence uncompelling....

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American society today is in a state of simmering discontent. Space is growing for a fightback in workplaces, on the streets, and at the ballot box....

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The scenes in Ferguson have gripped the national spotlight and gathered massive international attention. In the richest, most powerful country in the world, a whole community is brutalized while showing their anger against the unjust...

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$15 an Hour – Answering Big Business Propaganda The growing movement for a $15 an hour minimum wage has inspired millions of workers and activists around the country. The most crucial battle is centered in...

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The Democratic Party leadership is staging a series of votes in the Senate on issues that would benefit the “pocketbooks” of working people in the US. The centerpiece is a proposal to raise the federal...

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Working people in the US are fed up. After six years of mass unemployment and collosal cuts in education and social programs, we are told a "recovery" is under way....

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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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Imagine a world of seven billion people in which 85 of the richest individuals own more wealth than the bottom half of humanity combined. Such a world is where we live....

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By Tom Crean, United Federation of Teachers (NYC), chapter leader (personal capacity) In February, the school board in Central Falls, Rhode Island, the poorest and most densely populated city in the state, voted to fire...

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