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18 January 2017
Housing activists in Seattle, organised into the 'Coalition to Build 1,000 Homes', have scored a major victory, winning $29 million for affordable housing in the 2017-2018 council budget. They pushed through a final unanimous vote in the city council, despite fierce opposition from the city's Democratic establishment
10 November 2016
Trump will bring chaos and provocations which will impel millions into defensive actions. Only socialist policies can ensure their victory.
9 November 2016
Polls showed that Donald Trump was the most hated Presidential candidate in the history of this country. Yet the Wall Street, Wal-Mart, warmonger Clinton couldn't defeat him, writes Bryan Koulouris, Socialist Alternative (CWI USA).
28 September 2016
Student members of Socialist Alternative, the Socialist Party's co-thinkers in the United States, have officially launched Socialist Students, a nationwide initiative to help build a socialist movement in schools and on campuses across the country. Elan Axelbank, a student in New Jersey and member of Socialist Alternative, explains why.
27 April 2016
Why we need A new party of the 99%: The 'Battle of New York' has served only to further expose what millions of people in the US are becoming painfully aware of - the Democratic Party primary is rigged in favour of the establishment.
20 January 2016
An edited version of Seattle socialist councillor Kshama Sawant's alternative 'State of the Union' speech, following Barack Obama's address to Congress.
30 September 2015
Socialist Alternative Seattle city councillor, Kshama Sawant, is seeking re-election on 3 November.
26 November 2014
Protests have erupted in many cities in the USA following the Grand Jury decision not to charge white policeman Darren Wilson who shot dead unarmed black youth Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on 9 August
7 May 2014
But Kshama Sawant says "Our work is far from done": Under intense pressure from the movement for a $15 an hour minimum wage, Seattle's establishment was forced to come forward with a proposal to significantly increase the wages for 100,000 low-paid workers
30 April 2014
Fighting for $15 an hour and for socialism: 15Now hosted what can only be described as a marathon of a conference which ran from 11am to nine at night, write CWI reporters.
9 October 2013
Breaking Bad is an American TV mini-series which has now ended. It was only available on cable TV and DVD, and the final season on DVD will not be available in Britain until November.
14 November 2012
Prepare to fight the bipartisan policies of the '1%': Tens of millions of people breathed an enormous sigh of relief upon hearing that Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan wouldn't be entering the White House
7 November 2012
End the era of 'disaster capitalism': The gigantic 'Frankenstorm' hurricane Sandy has put thousands out of their homes, left millions without power, and claimed more than 100 lives across north eastern USA...
13 June 2012
A mass party of the working class is urgently needed in the USA: A little over a year ago, the working people of Wisconsin made history when they took to the streets in protest against the union-busting agenda of the right-wing Republican governor Scott Walker
18 April 2012
The Battle of Wisconsin by George Martin Fell Brown reviewed by Dave Gorton: Time magazine's "Person of the year" for 2011 was simply "The Protester". From the Maghreb in North Africa to the colder climes of Madison, USA, public places echoed to the sounds of demonstrations
26 January 2012
Occupy Wall street - US Presidential elections - Economic downturn - Bryan Koulouris, from Socialist Alternative, the sister party of the Socialist Party in the USA, explains how the USA is being transformed by the occupy movements which have arisen in anger at the growing inequality between the 1%.
4 January 2012
The US 'Occupy' movement and its slogans, such as "We are the 99%", have reflected the huge anger at widening economic and social inequality at a time of recession...
26 October 2011
On Saturday 15 October, Occupy Seattle reached its peak mobilised support with upwards of 5,000 demonstrators...
5 October 2011
Corporate greed and banks domination challenged: An anti-capitalist protest movement has sprung up in New York, occupying central plazas, inspired by the North African protests earlier in the year dubbed the 'Arab Spring' and similar actions in Spain, Portugal and Greece...
21 September 2011
Breadline USA: 'The rich get richer, the poor get poorer'; is perhaps an overused cliché, but, nevertheless, a phrase that accurately describes social conditions in the USA today...
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