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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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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

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    China’s mass revolt – where now?

    Most significant protests since the 1989 Democracy Movement Li Yong and Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info At the time of writing police are massing in ...

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