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    Revolutionary history: Lessons of the Spanish Revolution 1931–38

    The Spanish Revolution of 1931–1939 is one of the greatest events in working-class history in the twentieth century. Heroic Spanish workers rose up against an attempted coup in 1936 by the army, commanded by the reactionary fascist General Francisco ...

    US: Pulled back from the brink – Flatlining Democratic majority reanimated by Republican extre...

    Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) Editorial Board Just a few months ago, the Democrats were headed for a complete bloodbath in the midterms. In July, Biden’s approval ratings hovered around 38%, lower than Trump’s at the same time in ...

    Irish history: “Derry — This was murder” — 50 years since Bloody Sunday

    Sunday, 30 January 1972 saw one of the bloodiest and most callous atrocities committed during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. In an event that would become known as Bloody Sunday, British paratroopers (paras) fired indiscriminate live rounds into a...

    ISA World Cadre School 2022: Mass revolts against morbid capitalism

    ISA cadre school discusses world events Per Ake Westerlund, ISA (This article was first published on 28 July 2022) The world is experiencing turbulent events, coming at break kneck speed — economic and political crises, wars and mass uprisings. T...

    United States: Inflation now, recession soon – Capitalists want us to pay for their crisis

    Stephen Edwards, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) (This article was first published on 7 July 2022) Working people in the U.S. are facing the worst inflation in 40 years. Gas is at $6 a gallon in many places; groceries are up by mor...

    The New Cold War brings a new nuclear dystopia

    On this day 77 years ago, the U.S. government dropped the second atomic bomb in the center of Nagasaki, a Japanese city of more than a quarter of a million people with no tactical military value. The following article is about the rising threat of nu...

    Britain: Capitalist crisis – End of the line for Boris Johnson

    As government ministers and leading Tory figures abandon Boris Johnson’s government, he faces the most serious crisis of his time as Prime Minister. Socialist Alternative (ISA in England, Wales and Scotland) statement (This article was first publis...

    Socialists and the US-China Cold War

    Rather than hitting the pause button on the imperialist US-China Cold War, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has fast fowarded processes Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “The Russian invasion of Ukraine has put an end to the globalization we have exper...

    China: End capitalism and dictatorship to save the planet

    The Chinese dictatorship is not the “green superpower” it wants us to believe Hong Liuxing, chinaworker.info Capitalist governments around the world boast they are making progress in the fight against climate change. But war, deglobalization and ev...

    Roe v. Wade: Thousands flood streets for abortion rights — What next?

    On 2 May a draft decision leaked to Politico emerged indicating that the U.S. Supreme Court is on the precipice of overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that legalized abortion. Socialist Alternative made the call “Hit the streets to defend ...

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    Climate change: Imperialism and hypocrisy

    Ray Goerke, Socialist Alternative (ISA in Canada) (This article was first published on 4 November 2022) It seems that no matter the scale of the soc...

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