Mohamed Nawaz, ISA supporter in India After nearly a year long protest by farmers, their largest mobilization in India in over half a century, the right-wing authoritarian government of Modi has finally caved and given in to the demands of the farmers. This momentous achievement shows the power of struggle and the effect that a large scale movement can have. ...Read More »
Mohamed Nawaz, ISA supporter in India After nearly...
Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Alternative — IS...
By Dan O’Rourke The new strain of Covid-19 (B.1.1....
ISA’s International Women’s Bureau and ROSA Intern...
By Will Fitzgerald, Socialist Alternative USA Sinc...
Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Alternative — ISA in England, Wales & Scotland 27 migrants including pregnant women and children drowned when their boat sank as they tried to cross the English Channel / la Manche in an attempt to gain asylum in Britain. This was mass murder. The horrific tragedy that unfolded on 24 November was predictable and predicted. Right-wing governments ...Read More »
By Dan O’Rourke The new strain of Covid-19 (B.1.1.529) found in Botswana and South Africa has been named Omicron by the WHO, which has labelled it a ‘variant of concern’. Some experts have described it as the “worst” variant yet. Similar to the Delta variant it is extremely transmissible. While there is still some hope that it will be a ...Read More »
ISA’s International Women’s Bureau and ROSA International 2021 has been another year of struggle against sexism, LGBTQphobia and racism, including mass protests and strikes, inspiring examples of solidarity being built amongst workers of all genders. At the Mercedes plant in the Basque Country, there was a strike of 3500 workers after the murder of fellow worker Erika Tavares, demanding an ...Read More »
By Will Fitzgerald, Socialist Alternative USA Since the re-emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement just over a year ago, millions of people internationally have stood shoulder to shoulder in the fight against the police brutality and racial injustice produced by capitalism. Currently, far-right vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse is standing trial for killing and wounding Black Lives Matter protesters in Kenosha, ...Read More »
Joint statement by ISA members from Poland, Belarus, Syria and Russia about the crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border as thousands of refugees have been caught in a no-man’s land between the two countries on the edge of the European Union. For weeks now a crisis has been building on the Belarusian-Polish border as thousands of refugees fleeing from war and ...Read More »
By Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info — ISA in China, Hong Kong & Taiwan Are we witnessing a temporary thaw in the US-China conflict? This idea gained currency in September upon the release of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities, as a result of a deal — officially denied — between China and the US. But a closer look at the ‘heatmap’ ...Read More »
By Per Olsson, ISA Sweden The COP26 climate summit in Glasgow is a “global greenwash festival and a failure”, said Greta Thunberg when she spoke at the “Fridays For Future” event in Glasgow on 5 November. That demonstration was followed the next day by a huge march for the climate that brought over 100,000 people onto the streets of Glasgow. ...Read More »
By Tom Crean, Socialist Alternative USA Over 100 container ships unable to unload in the Port of Los Angeles. Auto plants cutting production or closed because of a global shortage of microprocessor chips. A possible toilet paper shortage (again) and many goods may not be delivered to stores in time for Christmas. This is just some of the evidence of supply chain ...Read More »
By Greyson Van Arsdale, Socialist Alternative (our sister organisation in the United States) This winter, Seattle will hold its first-ever December election in recorded history. The ballot question will be on the recall of Seattle’s only socialist councilmember, Kshama Sawant, as the culmination of a year-long effort by big business and the right wing to unseat her. The timing is ...Read More »