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    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 ...

    ISA International Committee statement: War in Ukraine, the new era and the crisis of capitalism

    The statement below on the war in Ukraine and its implications for the manifold crises of global capitalism was discussed, debated, amended and approved unanimously at a meeting of the International Committee of ISA — our international leadership ele...

    Book review: A reality check from rural China

    Invisible China: How the Urban-Rural Divide Threatens China’s Rise by Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell reviewed by Vincent Kolo “Why would I talk to my baby?” a young mother in rural China giggled at the question. “She can’t talk back!” Scott Rozelle,...

    Review of 2021: Age of disorder, Year 2

    From beginning to end, 2021 was a year of perfect storm for world capitalism. This rotten and decadent system has rarely, if ever before, faced such deep simultaneous crises on so many fronts. It has never been more over-ripe for replacement, and the 2020s are only getting started

    Ruling class hypocrisy: Prince Andrew & the depraved culture of the ruling class

    Spoilt British ‘Royal’ Prince Andrew, who would scream and shout if his collection of teddy bears was disturbed, is now facing civil action in the US, after his friend, the socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, has been found guilty of soliciting and trafficking under-age girls.

    Book review: In the Camps by Darren Byler

    Per-Åke Westerlund, International Socialist Alternative Three hundred camps with more than a million Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang are probably the most brutal expressions of the CCP dictatorship in China. In Darren Byler’s new book, In the Camps: Chi...

    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...

    Review: Framing Britney Spears

    The documentary ‘Framing Britney Spears’, aired recently in the UK and Ireland. It documents the #FreeBritney movement and tracks Spears’ career, and the events that led up to the conservatorship that the 39-year-old performer and artist is currently...

    Keynesianism and the crisis of capitalism

    Is the problem neoliberalism or capitalism? George Martin Fell Brown and Tony Gong, Socialist Alternative (ISA USA) The current economic crisis may have been triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, but its roots lie in a deeper crisis of capital...

    Eighty years since Leon Trotsky’s assassination

    Arming a New Generation with Revolutionary Method. Lynn Walsh On 20 August, 1940, Trotsky was struck a fatal blow with an ice-pick by Ramon Mercader, an agent sent to Mexico by Stalin’s secret police, the GPU, to murder the exiled revolutionary, ...

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    Hong Kong: Counter-revolution gets a new face

    John Lee “elected” Chief Executive to continue in Carrie Lam’s bloody footsteps The so-called election of Hong Kong’s new Chief Executive ended witho...

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