By Brandon Byrne Since the beginning of the current global pandemic the world has seen the profits and wealth of corporations and billionaires increase staggeringly despite the economic crash. Between the months of March to the end of August, the S&P Index (a benchmark measure of stock performance in the US), has seen a continuous climb to a new five ...Read More »
By Brandon Byrne Since the beginning of the curren...
By Kevin Henry The horrific fire that has destroye...
By Teddy Shibabaw, Socialist Alternative USA Jacob...
By Elliot Bartz, Socialist Alternative USA Remembe...
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “There’s no floor u...
By Kevin Henry The horrific fire that has destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp, Moria, on the island of Lesbos in Greece, has once again shone a light on the ongoing human tragedy of the refugee crisis. Thousands of refugees have had to flee the camp and are now stuck in the surrounding hills and on a road outside the island’s ...Read More »
By Teddy Shibabaw, Socialist Alternative USA Jacob Blake: unarmed, Black, father, and paralyzed from the waist down. Seven shots in his back at point blank range from a cop’s gun in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The video footage taken by a bystander witness is unmistakable. Just as in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death at the hands of the Minneapolis police, the ...Read More »
By Elliot Bartz, Socialist Alternative USA Remembering one’s experience of a wildfire is like assembling a series of fragments from a broken picture: Startled awake at 3am to an unprecedented dry lightning storm. Lightning illuminates the sky and thunder rumbles nearby. A sense of foreboding rises in our stomachs. This weather belongs in the midwest, not coastal California. 2pm the ...Read More »
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “There’s no floor under the U.S.-China relationship. We keep finding new lows,” says author and China expert Richard McGregor. The conflict between the two biggest imperialist powers is escalating at dizzying speed. In July, the U.S. ordered the closure of China’s consulate in Houston, which was followed immediately by the closure of the U.S. consulate in Chengdu. ...Read More »
With the announcement that Kamala Harris is to be the running mate of Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, many people are wondering who Harris is and what she represents. We publish here an article by Socialist Alternative (sister organisation of the Socialist Party in the US), written during Harris’ unsuccessful Democratic primary campaign. By Erin Brightwell Following the explosion in ...Read More »
By Rob Jones, Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa — ISA in Russia At the time of writing, protests in Belarus against the obvious falsification of the results of yesterday’s Presidential election seem to be spreading, and are meeting with increasing repression. In Minsk, Brest, Grodno and a dozen other cities thousands have come out onto the streets and in many places have been ...Read More »
Statement by Yassine Laabadi, Tayaar al’Amael al’Qaaedi (ISA in Tunisia) The huge explosion that occurred yesterday evening in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, in the heart of the commercial port, has shocked many people the world over. It resulted in a large number of victims. Extensive solidarity was displayed on social media from various parts of the world, especially after photos ...Read More »
By Steve Edwards, Socialist Alternative USA In a victory for mass protests in downtown Portland and in defense of democratic rights, the federal government has agreed to “phase out” all Customs and Border Protection and ICE officers from the city starting Thursday, according to Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Similarly, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced late Tuesday night that federal troops were leaving Seattle. ...Read More »
By Sam Belton The word ‘crisis’ has by now become synonymous with the year 2020. It has been punctuated by highly broadcasted events such as the the US drone-killing of a top Iranian general, the apocalyptic Australian bushfires, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, intensified trade wars between the US and China, an unprecedented economic crash, and explosive uprisings against police brutality ...Read More »