Robbie Mahood, 75, a founding member and a leading light in Socialist Action/Ligue pour l’Action socialiste, our sister party in Canada, passed away in Montreal on December 26, 2021.
The Bureau of the Fourth International, to which Socialist Action is a fraternal organization, has issued this statement on the uprising in Kazakhstan.
By Jeff Mackler [Editor's Note: One year ago we published this article on the events and meaning of January 6. In the time since, its insistence that, "the ruling class as a whole understands quite well that a Biden presidency, minus Trump’s moronic bluster, will not differ in its fundamentals from the decisive bipartisan polices … Continue reading Socialist Action’s view on on January 6: Trump fanatics invade Capitol as his presidency disintegrates [Re-posted from one year ago]
By JEFF MACKLER Assange’s WikiLeaks revelations showed yet again that the U.S. government engages in war crimes of historic proportions on a daily basis around the world.
By JEFF MACKLER Imprisoned Wikileaks founder, journalist, free speech champion and world-renowned social critic Julian Assange today faces life imprisonment for telling the truth about U.S. war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and at the U.S. torture base in Guantanamo, Cuba.
By MARTY GOODMAN On Nov. 3, hunger striker and taxi worker leader, Bahravi Desai, shouted out to an exuberant crowd of taxi workers and supporters, “We won! We won!” as a deal was struck with the city to reduce loans on the artificially inflated cost of city-issued taxi medallions.
By JEFF MACKLER At the heart of the Rittenhouse case is the divide between the anti-racist masses and the smaller reactionary racist layers who seek to join in with the ruling class in opposing anti-racist and workers' struggles.
Statement from the Assange Defense Committee on the Dec. 10 decision by the UK court.
By MARTY GOODMAN Protesting Indian farmers were called “terrorists,” Sikh faith separatists, Maoists, and agents of Pakistan but their massive year-long mobilizations forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his far-right party to cancel its three pro-agribusiness laws first enacted in September 2020.
By JOE LOMBARDO Capitalism's inherent drive for profits is at the root of the vaccine hoarding by rich countries and rampant deforestation that have paved the way for the current crisis.
By MALIK MIAH The FBI covered up its role in Malcolm's assassination by framing two innocent men.
By CLIFF CONNOR Anti-vax agitation is dangerous and reprehensible because it threatens legitimate public health efforts to bring a pandemic under control that has already killed at least 750,000 people in the U.S. and five million worldwide.
By BARRY SHEPPARD Washington, with full bipartisan support, is making the people of Afghanistan pay for its humiliating defeat in the 20-year-old war.
By ALEXANDRA BRADBURY, Editor of Labor Notes A new administration will soon take the helm of the 1.3 million-member Teamsters union. The Teamsters United slate swept to victory in this week's vote count, beating out their rivals 2 to 1.
Socialist Action editor’s note: The statement below entitled "Fighting For Queer Liberation" was adopted by the Cincinnati Socialist Workers Organization, an independent organization of Cincinnati revolutionary socialists. The statement reflects the views of Socialist Action, whose National Committee concurred with the statement in October 2021. To contact CSWO, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to https://cincysocialistworkers.wordpress.com By Cincinnati Socialist Workers Organization Over the past few … Continue reading Fighting for Queer Liberation: Statement by Cincinnati Socialist Workers Organization
Editor: 18-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke on Nov. 8 at the rally of 100,000 in Glasgow organized by Fridays for Future, an international movement of students which grew out of her climate strike outside the Swedish parliament that began in 2018. By Greta Thunberg It is not a secret that COP26 is a … Continue reading Greta Thunberg Speaks at Cop26 Glasgow
By JEFF MACKLER Hours before President Joseph Biden arrived in Glasgow for the COP26 conference, he demanded that oil-exporting nations dramatically increase their fossil fuel production in order to reduce the price of gasoline in the U.S.
By JEFF MACKLER The idea was to blame the Republicans for society’s ills and pose the Democrats as the party of the people, especially as the mid-term elections loomed. The November elections have passed. Biden’s legislative efforts produced nothing. Democrats were punished by voters from coast to coast.
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By MALIK MIAH Thousands of workers are on strike right now in the United States, in what is being dubbed “Striketober”. In some cases, bosses are using “replacements” (scabs) to cross pic
By MARTY GOODMAN An October 5 strike of 155,000 steelworkers by the rebel NUMSA union and working-class riots in July have shaken South African capitalism.
By MARJORIE COHN The Biden administration is continuing Donald Trump’s persecution of WikiLeaks founder, publisher and journalist Julian Assange.
A Socialist Action Webinar As the ruling class continues the push to open the economy and remove COVID protections, the Delta variant is spreading across the U.S. Hear an exclusive interview with Rob Wallace, epidemiologist and author of Big Farms Make Big Flu, on the current state of the pandemic and the capitalist response. Hosted by Mark Ostapiak, … Continue reading Covid and Capitalism: An Interview With Rob Wallace
By Lisa Leonard Last year, on May 25, Memorial Day, the world watched in horror as George Floyd, an African-American man, was brutally murdered in broad daylight on a street corner in Minneapolis. A bystander filmed Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, kneeling on Mr. Floyd’s neck for over 8 minutes, while he pleaded for … Continue reading Security Ramps up for Derek Chauvin Murder Trial
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