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14 August 2013
On 6 August, Socialist Alternative candidate Kshama Sawant won 35% (42,908 votes) of the vote in the primary election to contest a seat on the city council in Seattle, north west USA, Socialist Alternative reports from the USA.
17 July 2013
It's the system that's guilty!: How many more Trayvons will be killed and how many more Zimmermans will walk free before something is done? The following is based on a leaflet and article by US supporters of the CWI and gives the background to the trial and its likely repercussions
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...
17 October 2012
October has seen a tightening of the US presidential race. The Republican candidate Mitt Romney has gained support by exploiting the deep disappointment with Barack Obama
19 September 2012
The National Snow and Ice Data Centre is expected to announce a new low in the extent of the arctic sea ice, writes Pete Mason.
22 August 2012
The political furore over the attempt by the British government to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden over allegations of sexual offences was ratcheted up after UK foreign secretary William Hague threatened to revoke the diplomatic status of Ecuador's embassy in London...
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
28 March 2012
Socialist plan needed: If further proof were needed to show that the Tories' election pledge to be the "greenest government ever" was a lie it has now been provided...
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...
2 November 2011
TV review: This documentary dealt with the nuclear arms race between the USA and the Stalinist USSR from the late 1940s, culminating in the USSR detonating the world's largest nuclear device in 1961, writes Andy Ford.
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...
7 September 2011
Torture Inc.: Unearthed secret correspondence in Tripoli between the Gaddafi regime and western spy networks reveal how US, British and other governments collaborated with the Libyan dictator in the 'rendition' (ie kidnapping) and torture of alleged terrorist suspects...
3 August 2011
The price of capitalist failure: Governments in Europe and the US are making working class people pay for the crisis caused by the bankers and the capitalist system.
The Greek bailout, welcomed by the European ruling classes, will do nothing for the Greek masses
17 March 2011
MADISON, Wisconsin, USA - Last Saturday saw the largest rally yet in Madison, Wisconsin. Anywhere from 150,000 to 200,000 marched and rallied with their picket signs, chanting their implacable opposition to Governor Walker's anti-worker agenda.
16 March 2011
On 11 February Scott Walker, US Republican state governor of Wisconsin, proposed the introduction of an anti-trade union bill...
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