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On December 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) announced a new campaign and mass march to shed light on the endemic poverty, inadequate housing, and structural unemployment...

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The Case for Socialism

August 16, 2016

Seemingly out of nowhere, over the last few years, socialist ideas swept in from the ignored margins of American politics to compete for center stage. The 2008 economic crisis opened a fresh debate on socialism...

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Time for a Massive Jobs Program The horrific conditions in Flint, Michigan have brought to national attention a much deeper crisis of capitalism: the crisis of deteriorating infrastructure. In 2014, one-fifth of all children tested...

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America's Only Elected Female Socialist on Women and the Presidential Race...

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Workers in Los Angeles, the largest city on the West Coast and the second largest U.S. city overall, have secured a major victory in the fight to raise the minimum wage. On June 14, Democratic Mayor...

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Forty years ago, on April 30 at 7:53 in the morning, the Marine helicopter Swift 2-2 departed from the United States embassy in Saigon, capital of South Vietnam. The helicopter carried the last batch of soldiers who...

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Mass movements in reaction to the murders of Emmett Till in 1955 and Mike Brown last year have become a way to tell the world that Black lives are just as important as that of...

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In spite of all the important steps forward, there remains widespread oppression of women across the globe. This can be seen at its most extreme in societies where women are categorised as second class, and...

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Workers and poor cannot take more calamitous austerity Published in The Socialist, weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales), Issue 859 Is ‘Grexit’ looming? Recently Greece has appeared to move a step closer...

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Nepal, one of the poorest countries in South Asia, has been further devastated by the recent wave of earthquakes in April and May. More than 5,000 people have perished....

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