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From Ferguson to Staten Island: An Uprising Against Police Violence

Eljeer Hawkins, Socialist Alternative A Staten Island, New York, grand jury announced last week that it will not indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the illegal chokehold death of father of six and Staten Island resident, Eric Garner. This stunning ...

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Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes

By Alan Jones and Ty Moore – Socialist Alternative (US section of the Committee for a Workers’ International)  This year marks the 80th anniversary of one of the greatest labor revolts in U.S. history: the strikes of the Minneapolis Teamsters ...

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Ireland: Stunning by election victory for Socialist Party and AAA in Dublin

Eddie McCabe, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) 11 October 2014 will be a day that’s remembered for years to come in Ireland. An estimated 100,000 marched in Dublin against the hated water charges. And on the same day, Paul Murphy, Socialist ...

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Iraq /Syria US-led bombings will worsen divisions

Judy Beishon, from the Socialist (weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party England & Wales) The brutal bombing onslaught led by US imperialism on ‘Islamic State’ held parts of Iraq and Syria is pouring more fuel on the fires of civil ...

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Ferguson: Indict the killer of Michael Brown and spread the protests

  Socialist Alternative (CWI in the US) Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis The scenes in Ferguson have gripped the national spotlight and gathered massive international attention. In the richest, most powerful ...

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Iraq: Only united action can stop sectarian war

Robert Bechert, CWI Millions of working people around the world have been shocked at the rapid advance of the extreme religious fundamentalists of ‘Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIS) who have now proclaimed the foundation of a ‘caliphate’, ...

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European capitalism fails to recover

Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) The Committee for a Workers’ International held a successful European Summer School in Leuven, Belgium in July. Over 300 people from 26 countries attended the event, which was marked by serious and ...

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Gaza in crisis – Mass action needed to stop bloodshed

Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement, Israel-Palestine Whole families burnt alive. Parents with children. Shajaiya neighbourhood in Gaza is complete rubble. Over 1,100 Palestinians’ lives have ended since 8 July, as ruthless inferno has rained down on this besieged, impoverished, and ...

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