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“Finland Station” and the struggle for socialism today

By Alan Jones, US Socialist Alternative, New York 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 ...

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US: After Bernie, keep the political revolution going

  Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative (CWI in the USA) Since the June 7 California primary, the historic upheaval that coalesced around Bernie Sanders’ campaign has continued to defy the demands of the political establishment, but has also increasingly turned into ...

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Orlando Massacre: Statement from US socialists

Immediate reaction from Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative councillor, Seattle Stand with our LGBTQ Sisters and Brothers! Fight back against Scapegoating & Islamophobia! “This morning, we were all devastated to learn of the horrific terrorist attack on the LGBTQ community at ...

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Seattle socialist Kshama Sawant replies to Obama’s State of the Union

Kshama Sawant gives a response to the 2016 State of the Union on behalf of Socialist Alternative. Join the fight against the billionaire class at socialistalternative.org/donate ‪#‎SOTU‬ ‪#‎KshamaSawant‬ ‪#‎socialismrising‬ – Please share this video!  

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Kshama Sawant re-elected – Seattle’s political revolution continues

By Patrick Ayers, Socialist Alternative, Seattle, USA Initial election results give Kshama Sawant 8,197 votes (52.56%) and her Republican backed Democratic challenger Pamela Banks 7,349 (47.12%) Not only can socialists get elected, we can get re-elected. At the time of ...

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US socialist Kshama Sawant wins Seattle primary election

By Tom Crean, Socialist Alternative A fired-up crowd of over 200 supporters of Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant gathered in the Melrose Market Studios in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood tonight to hear the result of the non-partisan primary for the ...

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Socialism 2014: a huge inspirational success

Socialist Party  ‘I feel at home here’. Those were the words so many of the people attending Socialism 2014 used to describe their response to the weekend event. They were workers, trade unionists, anti-cuts campaigners, young people, students and other ...

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Young and want to get organised ? Join Generation Fightback

Matt Dobson Socialist Party Scotland EC A generation has been politicised in Scotland. Thousands have taken part in mass mobilisations on the streets for a Yes vote. Polls show majorities, 71% of 16-17 year olds and 59% of 25 -39 year ...

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Victory for $15 in Seattle – How socialists built a winning movement

www.socialistalternative .org Seattle is the first major city to pass a $15/hr minimum wage. 100,000 workers will be lifted out of poverty, and millions will be inspired all over the country and around the world. On May 29th the city ...

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