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4 July 2018
Seattle socialist councillor Kshama Sawant helped lead a campaign for a city tax on big business
20 June 2018
Only days after passing a tax on Amazon and big business in Seattle, corporate politicians repealed the ordinance
23 May 2018
On 14 May, Seattle City Council passed a historic tax on Amazon and other big corporations to fund permanently affordable, publicly owned housing. The driving force behind this victory was the strength of our #TaxAmazon movement.
2 May 2018
Two Seattle police officers who shot a black man in 2016 have filed a defamation lawsuit aimed at silencing socialist city council member Kshama Sawant and any public figure speaking against police killings.
11 April 2018
Seattle's socialist city council member Kshama Sawant is facing two defamation lawsuits, the aim of which is to silence an outstanding representative of working people and the oppressed
15 November 2017
Calvin Priest and Bryan Koulouris from Socialist Alternative (Socialist Party co-thinkers in the USA) report on the second place finish for socialist Ginger Jentzen in the Minneapolis election
6 September 2017
Millennials, loosely defined as those born between the 1980s and early 2000s, are significantly more anxious than the generations before us
14 June 2017
CWI broadcasts new channel - SocialistWorld: Over 350 members of Socialist Alternative from across the USA met recently for its first ever national summer school
15 March 2017
International Women's Day (8 March) was celebrated with special enthusiasm this year by members of the parties and organisations affiliated to the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), including the Socialist Party in England and Wales.
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.
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
23 November 2016
Donald Trump's shocking victory was met with a mixture of anger, confusion, and very real fear among ordinary people in the US and around the world. But the election of one of the most right-wing presidents in US history was also met immediately by determined mass protests.
6 July 2016
Everywhere you look there is proof that our world is afflicted by enormous inequality - on our side there is austerity, poverty and war and on the other side for the super-rich 1% there is enormous wealth.
22 June 2016
Pride month 2016 comes at a time of increased attacks on LGBT people - not least the horrific massacre in Orlando. While there have been steps forward in social attitudes and legal rights, genuine equality remains elusive. The Socialist Party fights for the liberation of all oppressed sexualities and gender identities - and the root cause of oppression and division: capitalism. Two members of the Socialist Party's LGBT group, an acronym we use in the broadest, most inclusive sense, take stock of the fight.
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 April 2016
Socialists in the news in US: Speeches by Socialist Party co-thinkers in the United States, Socialist Alternative, have been going viral across the pond.
6 April 2016
The US presidential election campaign represents a turning point in the country and the struggles of the working class and all those exploited by capitalism.
30 March 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world.
15 December 2015
On 14 December 2015, Seattle City Council decided to provide a legal framework for drivers of taxis and transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft to form unions and bargain collectively for better wages and working conditions
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
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