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The struggle for Catalan independence has re-awakened the masses in the past few months, but it has also tested many forces on the left in the Spanish state. PODEMOS, one of the leading forces on...

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A Response to Bhaskar Sunkara At the end of June, in the midst of a growing discussion about socialism in the United States, Bhaskar Sunkara published an important op-ed in the New York Times entitled “Socialism’s Future May Be...

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We are witnessing the largest opening to build the socialist movement in the U.S. in decades and it is not just leftists who recognize it. National Review, a leading right-wing journal, published a breathless warning...

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On April 22, over 150 people packed out Brooklyn’s Mayday Space for a discussion event featuring Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and Jacobin editor and Democratic Socialists of America Vice-Chair Bhaskar Sunkara. Overall...

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Mass protests against Donald Trump in the US have revived many questions around building mass movements, their goals and whether they can be achieved, and what forces need to be mobilised. Recently, the left-wing magazine Jacobin...

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This video features a discussion about the way forward for the socialist movement with Philip Locker and Bhaskar Sunkara. Philip Locker is the National Secretary of Socialist Alternative. Bhaskar Sunkara is the editor of Jacobin...

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The Seattle Socialism Conference brought together 600 people at UW’s Kane Hall on Sunday, April 2. Ty Moore, a member of Socialist Alternative, in his opening remarks said, “We are discussing today a strategy to...

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Since Inauguration Day, millions of people have taken to the streets to fight against Donald Trump’s right-wing agenda. Yet the president is continuing his attacks. In the last week alone more than six hundred immigrants...

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Ordinary people can defeat the Right, but doing so will require ending our subservience to the Democratic Party. Originally published in Jacobin with the title “The Movement Route.” The racist, right-wing ideas given new life...

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Bernie Sanders’ campaign has excited millions and brought a discussion about socialism into the mainstream of U.S. society. In addition to getting record donations from working-class people, Sanders has unprecedented support among youth. This is...

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