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27 January 2021
There is undoubtedly widespread relief among workers and young people that Trump has gone. However, the lavish praise Starmer and co. are heaping on Biden is yet another indication of their desperation to show they can be relied on to defend the interests of the elite.
11 July 2018
Interview with socialist student activist in the US: In the lead up to the walkouts and protests against Trump's UK visit, Lily Branchett from Birmingham University Socialist Students interviewed Greyson Arbeider, a student activist in Ohio and member of Socialist Alternative (cothinkers of the Socialist Party in the US).
28 March 2018
50th anniversary of the assassination of MLK jnr in Memphis: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King junior, who was shot and killed on 4 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, while supporting striking sanitation workers, writes April Ashley, Unison national executive council, black members rep (female) (personal capacity).
8 February 2017
A victory was won by the international movement when a judge in Seattle temporarily halted the travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries and Trump's suspension of the US refugee programme.
1 February 2017
One of the most reactionary, bigoted and predatory administrations in modern history has taken office. The Trump presidency, from the vicious tweets to the bizarre press conferences to the reactionary cabinet picks and executive orders, has millions of people understandably feeling they are in an unfolding nightmare.
7 December 2016
US authorities (subject to possible appeal) have agreed to abandon the planned oil pipeline through Standing Rock, North Dakota, after a months-long standoff between protesters and armed police.
16 November 2016
Working people, minorities and women must fight back: Following Donald Trump's presidential victory we publish an analysis by Socialist Alternative (SA), our co-thinkers in the US, written by Philip Locker and Tom Crean.
10 November 2016
Trump will bring chaos and provocations which will impel millions into defensive actions. Only socialist policies can ensure their victory.
26 October 2016
According to one opinion poll, 25% of young Americans would prefer a meteor to destroy Earth than see Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in the White House! As Patrick Ayers and Ty Moore of Socialist Alternative (US co-thinkers of the Socialist Party) argue, if ever there was a case for a new political party to represent the 99% then this presidential election is it.
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.
13 July 2016
Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter: Eljeer Hawkins of the Socialist Party's US co-thinkers reports on the anti-racist struggle there.
27 April 2016
There is no doubt that Barack Obama is the coolest president ever. That is why him trashing the idea of Brexit has infuriated the right-wing Leave campaign.
23 March 2016
A serious, thoughtful, optimistic and lively national congress of the Socialist Party took place on 19-21 March.
16 March 2016
The anti-big business and pro-worker message of Democratic Party 'socialist' candidate Bernie Sanders continues to resonate strongly among voters in the presidential primaries
17 February 2016
It was recently revealed that the US government is discussing how to make a direct intervention in the EU referendum debate.
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.
25 November 2015
International capitalism will exert huge pressure to keep Myanmar safe for their system. Pro-democracy election winner Aung San Suu Kyi gives no reason to believe she will not oblige.
4 November 2015
The #blacklivesmatter movement (BLM) has overtaken the traditional 'civil rights' campaigners, seen as too close to corporate interests.
30 September 2015
Socialist Alternative Seattle city councillor, Kshama Sawant, is seeking re-election on 3 November.
9 September 2015
The gains of the revolution of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro are under threat.
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