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    31 2016 March

    Bernie: Time to Plan The Jailbreak

    In an interview on March 23 on The Young Turks, Bernie Sanders laid out the need to build movements and run candidates beyond his own presidential bid to achieve a “political revolution.” However, he also...

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    27 2016 March

    Video: Socialist Kshama Sawant Speaks at Bernie Sanders’ Mass Rally

    Socialist Kshama Sawant spoke to one of Bernie Sander’s biggest rallies to date on Friday, the evening before Washington State voters delivered a whopping 73% victory for Sanders. An estimated 20,000 came to Seattle’s Safeco...

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    21 2016 March

    What Strategy to Stop Trump?

    Stopping Trump means building a left political alternative that can unite working people in a common struggle against the corporate establishment.  Trump must be stopped and we can’t wait for November. Once seen as a...

  • MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES - 2016/01/30: Demonstrators hold signs and chant in support of Bernie Sanders. Supporters of Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders rallied in Union Square Park in New York City and marched on Broadway to Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan. (Photo by Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
    17 2016 March

    Sanders Needs to Run as an Independent in November

    The massive support for Bernie Sanders’ political revolution has turned the Democratic primary into a battleground instead of the expected coronation for Hillary Clinton. At each stage Sanders has fought back against big polling leads...

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    16 2016 March

    Struggle Over Chicago Teacher Contract Heats Up

    The ongoing fight between the Chicago Teachers Union and “Mayor 1%” Rahm Emanuel may be heading toward the second teachers’ strike in four years. What is driving the current phase of this fight is the...

Features

This weekend marks the centenary of the Easter 1916 Rising against British rule in Ireland. For many working class people in Ireland this event is regarded as a key defining event in Irish history, with...

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The massive support for Bernie Sanders’ political revolution has turned the Democratic primary into a battleground instead of the expected coronation for Hillary Clinton. At each stage Sanders has fought back against big polling leads...

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To achieve Bernie Sanders’ demands for $15 an hour, single payer healthcare, tuition-free college and the end of mass incarceration it will take an organized mass movement....

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Watch Kshama Sawant's #SocialistRepsonse to Obama's 2016 State of the Union (SOTU) address....

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2016 Elections: Revolt Against the Establishment

In an interview on March 23 on The Young Turks, Bernie Sanders laid out the need to build movements and run candidates beyond his own presidential bid to achieve a “political revolution.” However, he also...

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Socialist Alternative in Action

Leilah Abdennabi is a Muslim American member of Socialist Alternative in Austin. She and her friend Sirat were recently publicly discriminated against because of their religion. Socialist Alternative member Jacob Branson sat down with Leilah...

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US Politics

The massive support for Bernie Sanders’ political revolution has turned the Democratic primary into a battleground instead of the expected coronation for Hillary Clinton. At each stage Sanders has fought back against big polling leads...

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Fighting Racism

For anyone who has been following Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, you may have caught wind of her newly found progressive ideas, pro-LGBTQ stances, and vague critique of Wall Street – which is funding her campaign....

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Environment

The ecologist Richard Levins, who passed away in January, was a revolutionary in more ways than one. He made numerous scientific contributions in population genetics, biomathematics, and community ecology, and he served as the head...

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Flint, Mich. residents Arthur Woodson, left, and Tony Palladino Jr. protest the arrival of Flint native and filmmaker Michael Moore as Moore accuses Gov. Rick Snyder of poisoning Flint water during a rally outside of city hall in Flint, Mich. A small group protested Moore's appearance, saying he has been absent while they have spent nearly two years protesting water quality without him. (Sean Proctor/The Flint Journal - MLive.com via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

The Poisoning of FIint

January 27, 2016

Youth & Students

On November 12, the first #MillionStudentMarch took place on campuses across the United States.  Students on 115 campuses – more than 10,000 all told – united for the first National Day of Action to demand:...

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World Events

This statement is from Linkse Socialistische Partij/Parti Socialiste de Lutte (CWI Belgium) which Socialist Alternative is in political solidarity with. Dozens of dead and wounded. A country in shock. That is the result of the...

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Videos

Watch Kshama Sawant's #SocialistRepsonse to Obama's 2016 State of the Union (SOTU) address....

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Fight for 15

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges won a tight 2013 race promising to fight the racial and economic disparities plaguing the city. But two years later, instead of the mayor’s election slogan of “One Minneapolis,” the city’s...

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Low Pay Epidemic!

October 18, 2015

Workers' Movement

Yesterday brought great news for the labor movement, with the Supreme Court affirming the dismissal of Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA), a lawsuit that was aimed at undermining public sector unions and the labor movement in general. If...

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CUNY on the Brink

April 1, 2016

LGBTQ Rights

Danni Askini is a leading trans activist in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. She is the Executive Director of the Gender Justice League and is one of the main organizers of Trans* Pride Seattle. Here,...

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Immigrant Rights

Donald Trump’s racist call for the mass deportation of 11.2 million undocumented immigrants is stirring up popular outrage among immigrants and progressive workers. More outrageous than Trump’s racist rhetoric is the lack of response from...

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Women's Rights

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

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War & Resistance

It is beyond question that the key issues which have attracted millions of ordinary people to Bernie Sanders’ campaign center around his call for a “political revolution against the billionaire class.” But, inevitably, the Democratic...

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Healthcare

Single-payer health care, according to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton “will never, ever come to pass.” With that sort of wet blanket approach during campaign season, it’s no wonder Sanders’ support has surged. But it’s what...

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Culture

This weekend marks the centenary of the Easter 1916 Rising against British rule in Ireland. For many working class people in Ireland this event is regarded as a key defining event in Irish history, with...

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History

This weekend marks the centenary of the Easter 1916 Rising against British rule in Ireland. For many working class people in Ireland this event is regarded as a key defining event in Irish history, with...

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Economy

Year of the Monkey opens with economy in worst situation for decades Editorial from《社会主义者》Socialist magazine issue 36 (February-March 2016) As its factories restarted after the Chinese New Year holidays, China was facing its worst economic...

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Theory

The ecologist Richard Levins, who passed away in January, was a revolutionary in more ways than one. He made numerous scientific contributions in population genetics, biomathematics, and community ecology, and he served as the head...

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