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Socialism? You mean like they have in Sweden?

Two writers examine the model that Bernie Sanders looks to--and conclude that socialism needs to be much more radical.

The legacy of 1917

The conclusion to Socialist Worker's series on the 1917 Russian Revolution discusses the lessons for revolutionaries today.

Another victim in ICE's war

The detention of a Bronx man after a bogus arrest shows ICE is continuing its draconian enforcement, despite Obama's promises.

A state of endless war

In response to the Paris attacks, the French government is pursuing the same courses of action that helped spawn terrorism.

On the death of a neighbor

We are going to see how strong the fabric of Takoma Park is--whether we can stand in the name of what Anita Datar believed.

We stand with Steven Salaita

The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel declares its solidarity with the wrongly fired professor.

¡En vivo, desde NY: Un racista!

Cientos de activistas protestaron la aparición de Donald Trump como anfitrión invitado en Saturday Night Live.

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On the road for justice

The eruption of protest over a police murder in Minneapolis continues following a highway blockade led to over 50 arrests.

Students stand with Mizzou

Students across the country organized protests to end racism at the University of Missouri--and on their own campuses.

The athlete-activists of the '60s

The strike against racism by Mizzou football players was brave, historic and profoundly significant--but it wasn't unprecedented.

The price for their "free" trade

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is moving closer to passage--and workers on both sides of the Pacific will pay a heavy price if it goes into effect.

Voting for political revolution?

To make good on what Bernie Sanders says he would deliver, we'll need to do more than simply turn out lots of new voters in 2016.

On hunger strike in Texas

Dozens of immigrant women in an infamous detention center in Texas are going without food to protest inhumane conditions.

I'll always condemn injustice

Personal remedy is meaningless if the conditions that caused my firing remain intact at the University of Illinois and elsewhere.

Why are the cops camera shy?

Filming police in Ferguson

The heads of the FBI and DEA are the latest officials to claim that police can't do their jobs because of the "Ferguson effect"--fear of public scrutiny.

High-stakes battle in Chicago

Chicago teachers are mobilizing for a new contract against threats of layoffs and budget cuts that would devastate public schools.

Labor's "big bang"?

The struggle for a $15-an-hour minimum wage could be the opportunity to finally revitalize the U.S. labor movement.

Nurses fight for union security

The Washington State Nurses Association picketed a Seattle hospital over demands for a fair contract and "fair share" representation.

Battling Broad's charter attack

UTLA members on the picket line against school privatization (UTLA)

United Teachers Los Angeles has a major battle--one with national implications--on its hands over the future of public schools.

You can't erase IDF crimes

Palestine solidarity activists at University of Texas at Austin disrupted a lecture designed to whitewash Israel's military history.

A witch-hunt victim's revenge

It's a welcome turn of events when a persecuted communist is the affable hero of a Hollywood movie against McCarthyism.

The working women's fight

Despite its shortcomings, Suffragette captivates with the story of a factory worker who joins the women's movement.

Terror, racismo y guerra

La Organización Socialista Internacional expresa su oposición el horrible ataque en París y a los llamados por más guerra y represión.

Taking on anti-refugee bigotry

More than 1,000 people raised their voices in Boston to defend Syrian refugees after Republican governors called for denying them entry.

Challenging war and racism

Muslims pay tribute to those lost in the deadly Paris attacks (Jordi Boixareu)

The International Socialist Organization expresses its opposition to the horrific attacks in Paris and to the drive for more war and repression.

Using fear for political gain

Amid the outpouring of solidarity after the Paris attacks, conservative politicians want to know: What do we get out of it?

Our rulers want a blank check

If we don't challenge the myths and lies of the "war on terror," political leaders have their pretext for spreading violence and shredding civil liberties.

Turning Paris' tragedy into war

Our horror at the carnage that was taking place around us in Paris was compounded by a recognition of what would come next.

Cynically exploiting a tragedy

We stand in solidarity with the victims of Paris--and, at the same time, against the rulers who seek to benefit from this horror.

We won't be manipulated

To "stay woke" after the Paris attacks is an act of conscious resistance against an ugly tide of Islamophobia and bigotry.

Their wars will only fuel terror

After the horrific attacks in Paris, the left must stand against Islamophobia--and demand that this tragedy not be used as an excuse for more war.

Your wars, our dead

After the terrorist attacks in Paris, a member of the New Anti-capitalist Party examines the causes of the violence and the response of political leaders.

The twin cruelties

The only proper response to terrorism and wars is the unity of working people, beyond national origin, race and religion.

Genocide ravages the Tamils

The violence against the Tamil population of Sri Lanka has been going on since the 1940s--and continues to this day.

Struggle in the streets of Seoul

South Korea's largest protests since 2008 sent a message of resistance against the government's conservative program.

Inferno in Indonesia

Vast areas in Indonesia have been set on fire in what has been called the greatest environmental disaster of the 21st century.

How a "pacifist" pushed war

Despite a recent "apology," Tony Blair and his advisers were committed to going to war in Iraq from the very beginning.

A working-class troubadour

One hundred years after his murder by the state, we're still celebrating the revolutionary activism and music of Wobbly Joe Hill.

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