On May 14, the 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. Under the leadership of housing activists, Socialist Alternative, Democratic Socialists of America and...


Militant strikes and mass demonstrations of tens of thousands of teachers, students and community supporters have spread like a wildfire across the states of West Virginia, Kentucky, Arizona, and Oklahoma since the end of February in the U.S. Other teacher...


Since the end February/early March 9 day strike by teachers and school staff in West Virginia teachers’ strikes and protests have taken place in Jersey City, Phoenix. Now there are “wildcat”, unofficial strikes taking place in Kentucky and Oklahoma. In Oklahoma around 30,000 are striking while in Kentucky teachers walked out on strike...


The March for Our Lives was one of the single biggest days of protest in U.S. history. With hundreds of thousands in D.C., and tens of thousands in major cities across the country, there were a total of 800 protests around the country and internationally — it is clear: young people have ignited a fight back. In fact the New York Times...


As we publish this, walkouts have been held in schools across the country in solidarity with students in Parkland, Florida. Hundreds of high school students walked out, marched, and rallied in Florida, Maryland, Arizona, Illinois, Kentucky, and Minnesota with many more preparing for walkouts in the coming weeks.


On December 14, 2017 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to give internet providers, such as Comcast and Verizon, the power to give preferential treatment to web content producers of their choosing. Under the current regulations guaranteeing net neutrality, Comcast cannot offer faster speeds to site owners for a named price, for...


Ryan Timlin, a member of Socialist Alternative and longtime labor activist, ran recently for president of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1005, representing Transit Workers in Minneapolis. Ryan won unopposed and therefore is now the president-elect.


In the United States city of Minneapolis, Socialist Alternative member Ginger Jentzen’s City Council campaign is shaking the political establishment to its core. Running on a strong socialist platform, Ginger is fighting for bold policies like rent control and taxes on big developers and millionaires to fund affordable housing and social...


Trump’s regime is unpredictable and deeply reactionary. In just a few months, he has threatened disastrous war while carrying out attacks on immigrants, LGBTQ people, the environment, women’s rights, and health care – just to name a few parts of his vicious agenda. In response, we’ve seen big protests that have played a role in pushing...


After months of promising Dreamers that they had nothing to worry about and that he had a “big heart,” Trump sent out arch-reactionary AG Jeff Sessions to announce the repeal of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

This is a vicious attack on the immigrant population as a whole, targeting young people who came to the US at...


Hurricane Harvey is a historic tragedy affecting millions of people. Socialist Alternative wishes to express our deepest solidarity to all those who have lost loved ones or homes, and will face hardship for weeks to come.

Houston, the fourth-largest city in the U.S. with a metro population of over six million, has been devastated by...


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