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    US-China conflict: Unsolvable problem for Australian capitalists

    The Australian ruling class have no solution to the problem they face. If they cut out China, they face the loss of their most important trading partner. If they engage with China, they weaken the imperialist goals of the US, and strengthen those of ...

    China/Hong Kong: ISA launches new campaign

    Solidarity Against Repression in China & Hong Kong; Free ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung! ISA reporters Since the Hong Kong mass struggles in 2019, the situation has changed completely. The dictatorship of Xi Jinping and the misnamed Communist Pa...

    Scotland: Can the SNP deliver independence?

    The SNP’s commanding lead in the polls however does not reflect any real ability to do what it takes to win independence in the face of Tory obduracy, or to deliver on the issues which Scottish workers look to independence to resolve. Paul Moorhou...

    International Women’s Day: Covid and economic depression threaten women’s gains

    March 8 is International Women’s Day, when across the world the struggle for women’s rights is stepped up Joint statement by International Socialist Alternative and ROSA International While 2019 was a year of massive revolt, in which women and p...

    U.S. China conflict: Biden gets ready to wage a global “democracy offensive”

    We must oppose the poison of great power nationalism and chauvinism. This is used by the ruling class to distract and divide workersTom Crean, Socialist Alternative (ISA in US) The conflict between a rising Chinese state capitalism and waning U.S. c...

    Covid 19: Close the schools or keep them open – the worst of all worlds!

    Plugging the holes is not enough, it’s time for a revolution in education Sonja Grusch, Sozialistische LinksPartei — ISA Austria The question of whether to “keep schools open” or “to close schools” is a heated and polarized debate. Governments ha...

    UK: Education workers show trade union action gets results. We need real opposition.

    Boris Johnson’s announcement that schools will close until February half term is yet another U-turn from this shambolic Tory government — one which has been forced by the huge pressure from below by education workers. Socialist Alternative members...

    Belarus: Analysing the Belarusian revolution and the tasks of socialists

    The present stage and the tasks of socialists. Since 10 August 2020, heroic mass protests have shaken Belarus, refusing to succumb to the open terror used by the regime, police violence and mass arrests. What is now the way forward? Supratsiwlenin...

    Brexit: A deal without winners

    There is no euphoria among either big business or workers, but rather a relief that the long, tiresome process is over, and — coinciding with the Covid-19 crisis — a stronger-than-ever sense of Tory incompetence Sarah Wrack, Socialist Alternative ...

    Important Lessons from the Mass Democracy Struggle in Thailand in 2020

    This uprising requires an organized democratic structure, connect with working people, and build a new struggle-based left-wing party. Qiu Qing Socialist Action Regardless of subsequent developments, mass demonstrations in Thailand have forever chan...

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    150 years — Learning from Rosa Luxemburg

    Today, environmental degradation and economic crisis make it clear to many people that capitalism offers us no future, as many new mass movements show. What they lack is an organization and leadership that has internalized the hard lessons from Rosa Luxemburg’s struggles and many other past failed revolutions. This, plus the living experiences of new movements, are the basis for developing a revolutionary program to overcome capitalism in our time. We have made it our task to build such an organization with the ISA.

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