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    Israel and Palestine: Stop the war – No peace without struggle against occupation, poverty and...

    End the occupation, no more denying the right for self-determination and national oppression of the Palestinians. For an independent socialist Palestine with its capital in East Jerusalem, for a socialist change in Israel and in the whole region

    International Workers’ Day 2021: Organize to fight for global socialism!

    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote in the 1848 Communist Manifesto published by the first international, socialist workers’ organization (the Communist League), whose message runs like a thread through 1 May : "The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workers of All Countries, Unite!"

    Suez Canal blockade: crisis in maritime shipping industry

    Memes and jokes have dominated social media using the image of the ship and the tiny digger — a metaphor for capitalism, lacking any genuine solutions to the ever widening range of crises it has created.

    “European Super League” — Stop the People’s Game becoming the Princes’ Game

    Even if the current proposal is shelved or some compromise is worked out, our game is still in mortal danger. It needs to be wrestled from the grubby hands of the capitalists. Fan-owned clubs, where the decisions of the club are made by those who support the club, is the only way football can be saved. That might seem like a pipe dream now, but the alternative is to watch our teams and our game be destroyed by people who will stop at nothing to make a profit.

    Covid-19: Vaccine nationalism threatens COVID recovery

    A move toward deglobalization has meant the narrow interests of national capitalist classes have taken precedence over a globally coordinated response to the pandemic...

    Iran-China deal: “New cold war” reshaping international relations

    A “Strategic partnership” deal was signed between China and Iran at the end of March. It marks a further move in the increasing tensions between Chinese and US imperialism.

    Biden and Xi escalate US-China conflict

    The task of ISA is to expose with hard facts and clear analysis both Cold War camps. We explain that it is only the working class, not any of the capitalist governments, that can lead a way out of humanity’s crisis, and this requires the workers’ movement to preserve its political independence, build its organisations, and combine across national borders around the program of international socialism.

    World Perspectives: Opportunities and Dangers in the “Age of Disorder”

    Here we publish the text of a document on World Perspectives discussed, amended and approved by ISA’s International Committee during a meeting from 23–26 February 2021 InternationalSocialist.net Introduction Almost four months have passed sinc...

    US-China conflict enters new phase under Biden

    The following article is based on a discussion at a meeting of the China/Hong Kong/Taiwan section of International Socialist Alternative on February 7. Tom Crean and Vincent Kolo The COVID pandemic has massively exposed the rot and decay of globa...

    Myanmar: How can the revolution win?

    General strikes show potential to defeat coup. Mass movement must start organising society Geert Cool    LSP/PSL (ISA in Belgium) More than a month after the military coup led by Min Aung Hlaing, the struggle between the people and...

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    Solidarity with Afghan women: Greatest possible solidarity on the side of the Afghan women and worke...

    Of all the setbacks for women and workers in the world over the past year, this is among the worst. Imperialism has ensured that one of the most oppre...

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