The revelations about the sexual abuse of children in the U.S. Catholic
Church have become an enormous issue for the nation’s 64 million Roman
Catholics, and for society as a whole. When the scandal first broke in
the Greater Boston area this January, the extent of the problem and its
wider implications were not...
40,000-75,000 protested in Washington DC on April 20th
against Bush’s "War on Terrorism" and its possible extension to Iraq, US
aid to Colombia, the School of the Americas, and the annual meeting of
the IMF and World Bank. There were also solidarity demonstrations in San
Francisco with 15,000...
From January 31st through February 4th, workers,
youth, environmentalists, and an assortment of activists welcomed the
corporate elites of the World Economic Forum to New York City, with
rousing protests of over 10,000 people.
Boston’s 2002 May Day rally was called by the local AFL/CIO together
with immigrant organisations in support of immigrant rights and
legalisation of immigrants. AFL-CIO leader Linda Chavez-Thompson and
local immigrant and union leaders spoke. The rally was held in downtown
Boston, on Boston Common, and attended by...
The atrocious attacks on New York’s twin towers were aimed at an iconic
symbol of US wealth and economic domination. Among the thousands of
lives claimed by the suicide attackers were many low-paid cleaners, shop
and office workers, and also undocumented immigrant workers labouring
under the tyranny of neo-liberal...
The Socialist has been forthright in its condemnation of those who
attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. We described their
methods as those of "small groups employing mass terrorism". At the same
time, we have not given any support to George Bush or Tony Blair, who
call for a "war against...
A new world situation has opened up following the terrorist attack on
the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in which the attempt by US
imperialism to decisively change the relationship of world forces to its
own benefit through a ‘war’ against global terrorism threatens to bring
misery and devastation to...
The terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, DC Tuesday
September 11 were a horrific tragedy. Socialist Alternative
sends all those who lost loved ones and friends and all of those injured
its deepest sympathies and condolences.Socialists completely and
absolutely oppose and condemn this brutal,...