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    Climate crisis: The truth about dirty energy

    Nearly every component of our day to day lives, from flipping on the lights to flipping through our phone, is powered by dirty energy. Rebecca Green, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) Nearly every component of our day to day lives, f...

    Ten Years Later – The Importance of Occupy Wall Street

    Leon Pinsky, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the US) September saw the 10th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, the movement which opened a new chapter in the history of social struggle in the U.S. A decade later, we can appreciate the importance of Oc...

    The new Cold War: Getting hotter?

    Shifting positions over Taiwan and its international status are raising tensions between the US and China, while a new global arms race is kicking off Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Are we witnessing a temporary thaw in the US-China conflict? This ...

    Circulating an illegal paper

    Leon Trotsky, April 18, 1933 Hitler’s fascist regime took power in Germany on 30 January 1933, and rapidly proceeded to crush all workers’ organisations, political parties, and any independent forums for the working class to organise. This was the m...

    9/11 terror — 20 years on: Imperialism’s bloody cycle continues

    The world changed twenty years ago. It’s rare that a single event like the 9/11 terrorist attack in the USA can have that much impact. But of course it wasn’t just an act of terror which altered the course of history. Rather it was the response to it

    30 years ago — Defeat of anti-Gorbachev coup leads to collapse of USSR

    August 19th 1991 — an 8-man junta announced that the head of the Soviet Union General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev had been taken ill, and an ‘Emergency Committee’ had taken over running the vast country. The defeat of the putsch opened the road to the collapse of the USSR.

    China and the Uighurs: On Xinjiang and the falling Uighur birth rate — Reply to pro-authoritarian ‘l...

    In the second of our two-part article on Chinese imperialism, we wrote: “The huge network of concentration camps, disappearances, torture, rape and more in Xinjiang, directed against the Uighur and mostly Muslim population, are not made up, but are the harsh reality.” Pro-authoritarian so-called lefts have attacked our article.

    1971: Kissinger’s secret visit to China

    It’s 50 years ago since Henry Kissinger’s secret mission to China which led to a ground-breaking shift in US imperialism’s foreign policy and changed the course of history

    Economics: Modern Monetary Theory or Marxism?

    Socialists should be friendly and understanding of MMT’s appeal, but firm in pointing out its weakness as a bourgeois theory which does not recognize the limitations of the capitalist system itself.

    1921: The Kronstadt Revolt — an anti-Bolshevik myth turns 100

    The events in Kronstadt in March 1921 are exploited by critics of Bolshevism — whether anarchists or from the pro-capitalist right — in an attempt to demonstrate that not only under Stalin, but already under Lenin’s and Trotsky’s leadership a brutal dictatorship ruled over the workers in the new Soviet Russia.

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    Climate crisis: The truth about dirty energy

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