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“Coincident with the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, socialism is making a comeback in American political discourse.” This is the opening sentence of an October 23, 2018 72-page paper produced by the “Council of...

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Socialist Alternative is connected in political solidarity to the broad, cross-border movement for a socialist world through the Committee for a Workers International (CWI). The annual CWI summer school brings together activists from every inhabitable...

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Rob Jones, Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) The day Russia unexpectedly won its first game in the football world cup tournament the government announced a major attack on the pension system. For some time, leading figures...

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Peter Taaffe, general secretary, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) Jeremy Corbyn is broadly right and his pro-capitalist critics both within the Tory government and their Labour fifth column in the Parliamentary Labour Party are...

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Rob Jones, Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) Moscow Once again, a presidential election in Russia looms and for the fifth time since 2000 there is a simple choice; either Putin or one of the other candidates,...

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Igor Yasin, Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) On February 15, at ten minutes past eleven, an aircraft left Moscow for Germany. On board was Ali Feruz, his partner, his lawyer and a representative of the Red...

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Per-Åke Westerlund (first published in the Swedish socialist paper, Offensive) One hundred years after the Russian revolution shook the world, every socialist, anti-capitalist and militant will hugely profit from analysing those momentous events. A new...

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Rob Jones, Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) As we approach the 100th anniversary of the October revolution in Russia, this world-historic event is largely being ignored by the Putin regime and mass media. If the revolution...

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The North Korean bomb test on September 3, the most powerful yet, and the bellicose reaction of the U.S., underlines the volatile and dangerous situation in the peninsula and entire region. The huge blast in...

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Rob Jones, Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) On 26 September Ali Feruz will be returned to a Moscow court where a decision on his deportation will be reviewed. This follows the earlier decision to suspend the...

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