February Revolution 1917: How Russia’s workers defeated the tsar

Toppled stature of Tsar Alexander III.

Lessons for today’s struggles against dictatorship

A discussion on Hong Kong’s future

A discussion on Hong Kong’s future

The following statement was presented at a recent meeting of Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) to discuss the important political shifts taking place at the start of 2017. 

Marxism and the Environment

Marxism and the Environment

Marxism is often mistakenly accused of taking the environment for granted – in the pursuit of the economic growth needed to alleviate poverty and want. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. Drawing on the works of Marx and Engels, and the experience of the first years of the […]

Unpacking the rucksack – Identity politics and the struggle against oppression

Unpacking the rucksack – Identity politics and the struggle against oppression

In the search for a way to fight against discrimination and oppression, many young people in particular embrace identity politics.

Selma: A Film review

Selma: A Film review

Eljeer Hawkins, SocialistAlternative/USA “ …Somewhere in the dream we had an epiphany Now we right the wrongs in history No one can win the war individually It takes the wisdom of the elders and young people’s energy…” – Common and John Legend, “Glory” from the film Selma. The theatrical release […]