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    United States: Undefeated – Lessons from 10 years of a socialist in office

    Long before Bernie Sanders and AOC were household names, Kshama Sawant was elected as the first open socialist in Seattle in nearly a century. Kshama has remained the lone socialist on the City Council for the past ten years — with which she and Seat...

    Lenin: His Legacy 100 Years After His Death

    The Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, died on 21 January 1924 — 100 years ago. The party he led, known as the Bolsheviks and later the Communist Party, took power in the October Revolution of 1917, the first...

    Trotsky’s record on ‘entry’ into the Kuomintang

    10 December 1930 As part of our series of short archive posts we reproduce this letter by Leon Trotsky to Max Shachtman clarifying his stance over the so-called tactic whereby China’s unconsolidated fledgling Communist Party (CCP) was dissolved into...

    Leon Trotsky: Some Ideas on the Period and the Tasks of the Left Opposition

    July 28, 1931 The revolutionary tide is now indisputable. The Communist parties are growing stronger in certain countries. The elementary flow of forces turns aside the questions of strategy and puts them in second or third place. The workers mo...

    Left politics: Sinn Féin, PBP and the question of a left government in Ireland

    A significant change in the political landscape in Ireland, coupled with Sinn Féin’s rise to become the largest party in the North, will be a defining feature of Irish politics in the next few years. The misguided tactical approach that flows fro...

    How socialism can save the planet

    Greyson Van Arsdale, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) (This article was first published on 31 August 2023) In 2020, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sat down on CNBC to urge the world’s wealthiest to act on climate change. Announcing tha...

    Capitalism is preparing for more war – We need a socialist alternative

    Chris Gray, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) (This article was first published on 10 July 2023) As inter-imperialist tensions continue to heighten, capitalist governments around the world plan to spend over $6 trillion on their mili...

    ISA Statement on The New Cold War and Ukraine War

    ISA International Committee Statement Introduction — “The Single Most Important Element of World Relations” ISA has identified a New Cold War between US and Chinese imperialism, which has asserted itself, as “the single most important element ...

    Latin America: 50 year anniversary of the Chilean coup and the limits of reformism in the age of dis...

    The 2020s have shown us that the specter of the coup has certainly not disappeared since the 1970s. Danny Byrne & Marcus Kollbrunner This September 11 marks, in Latin America and around the world, a half-centenary anniversary of a fundamental e...

    ISA’s book on 1989 Beijing massacre banned in Hong Kong

    New English edition of Seven Weeks That Shook the World with extra material published by ISA’s China, Hong Kong, Taiwan section The following is the introduction to the new English edition of the book (176 pages, July 2023, €8.50) available from chi...

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    Taiwan, the January elections and challenges for the revolutionary left

    The following is an interview with our comrades of ISA Taiwan. The interview was made by the New Anticapitalist Party (NPA) in France, a party aligned...

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