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    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...

    When Liverpool took on Thatcher

    40th anniversary of the election of Liverpool’s Militant-led Labour Council Interview with ISA member Laurence Coates, who was a full-time organizer for Militant in Liverpool in the 1980s It is 40 years since the legendary Militant-led ci...

    ISA 13th World Congress: Preparing for new twists and turns in the ‘age of disorder’

    Report from International Socialist Alternative’s World Congress Danny Byrne, ISA International Executive (This article was first published on 15 February 2023) Between 30 January and 5 February, over 100 delegates and visitors participated in Intern...

    2023 World Perspectives(1): Epoch of Multiple Crises — We Have a World to Win!

    During the World Congress of ISA held from 30 January to 5 February delegates and visitors held intense discussions on ‘World Perspectives’. As a consequence, the document “Epoch of multiple crises — we have a world to win” was passed. We publish her...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    Revolutionary history: Sweden 1905 – Workers’ struggle and the socialists secured peace with N...

    Down with the weapons! With this slogan, the socialist youth movement in Sweden ran a mass campaign that secured peace with Norway in 1905. The socialist youth movement called for a general strike to prevent a war. Per Olsson, Rättvisepartiet Social...

    Why socialists oppose Western military intervention?

    Andy Moxley, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) ISA condemns the bloody Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has already displaced millions and killed or wounded thousands, and demands the withdrawal of Russian troops immediately. This...

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    Xi-Biden talks: No thaw in Cold War

    Both U.S. and China make fake show of “progress” at San Francisco summit Editorial from Socialist 《社會主義者》magazine, journal of ISA in China, Hong Kong...

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