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This student was murdered by the alt-right

Richard Collins would have graduated from college this month if not for a deadly attack that has everything to do with a rising climate of racism.

How can we stop the right?

The right wing has focused its strategy for provocations and mobilizations on Berkeley. We have to respond with a strategy for large mobilizations.

Greensboro needs solidarity

A May Day rally in North Carolina has sparked a debate over whether people need to prove their politics before they can protest.

The budget disaster for schools

The Trump budget proposal is filled with atrocities, but Betsy DeVos' plan to wreck the Education Department is especially cruel.

The duke of vote suppression

Donald Trump and Kansas Secretary of State Chris Kobach

Trump's choice to lead the Commission on Election Integrity, Kris Kobach, has years of experience—concocting and imposing racist voting rules.

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AT&T workers take a big step

Workers at AT&T Mobility picketed stores across the country during a three-day strike and learned fighting lessons for the future.

It's not a crime to need help

Police in Columbus, Ohio, responded with force, not assistance, in two cases where people were suffering mental-health issues.

DePaul has the money to pay

The scholarship fund for undocumented students is a great idea, but why should it be funded by increased student activities fees?

How anti-Semitism is used

Anti-Semitic attacks are rising in the Trump era, but false charges of anti-Semitism are also used to suppress Palestine solidarity.

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Trump's crisis and the feeble "opposition" party

Millions of people would love to see Donald Trump run out of office, and rightfully so. But the Democrats' cynical message is: Hey, not so fast.

Solidarity versus scapegoating

Political leaders and reactionaries will try to use the horror in Manchester to justify more repression and violence--unless the tide of solidarity prevails.

The Tories aren't invulnerable

If Britain’s Labour Party mounts an activist campaign, it could be possible to turn the Tory tide, but we cannot be uncritical.

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Brazil rocked by mass protest

A Brazilian socialist explains the sources of the mass protests that turned the tide against the right--and what they mean for the future.

Resistance to a crackdown

A U.S. author describes the state of fear she encountered on a visit to Turkey--and the continuing protests against the regime.

Are Zuma's days numbered?

Protests erupt in South Africa against President Jacob Zuma

The faltering popularity of South African President Jacob Zuma has provoked mass protests and growing talk of impeachment.

Stand with the hunger strikers

A U.S. solidarity organization joins workers across the world in standing with Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strike.

Looking to a fighting tradition

Denmark's impressive history of working class organization and struggle needs to be revived to fight austerity and xenophobia.

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The politics of the ISO

Where We Stand: The Politics of the ISO

In this extended series of articles on the politics of international socialism, Paul D'Amato, author of The Meaning of Marxism, looks in detail at the ISO's "Where We Stand" statement.

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International Socialist Review | ISReview.org

The current issue of the ISR features an interview with Samuel Farber on "Fidel Castro's legacy and Cuba's future." For that and more articles on socialist theory and practice, go to the International Socialist Review website.


Can Trumpty be put together?

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's presidency unraveled to a spectacular degree in a matter of one week, but what happens next can't be left to official Washington.

Taking on the right

The far right pollutes Boston

As many as 300 far-right goons rallied in Boston, waving the banner of "free speech" as a cover for spreading their vile message.

ICE knows we're with Carimer

Carimer Andujar, an undocumented student at Rutgers, remains free after hundreds joined a rally outside the ICE office she was summoned to.

They can't be left to fight alone

An activist in the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City talks about the struggle to stop deportations--including her husband's.

Grand theft workers' wages

A new report reveals widespread wage theft in the U.S., highlighting one of the many ways companies make profits off workers.

An abortion-free Kentucky?

The attempt by anti-abortion activists to shut down the only remaining clinic in Kentucky is a dark sign of the right’s confidence.

Parents get rid of school bully

Parents and teachers rally to save CPE1 in East Harlem

In a historic victory for parent and teacher activists, the abusive principal of Central Park East 1 in New York City has been forced out.

Solidarity with AT&T workers

Some 40,000 CWA members in 36 states could hit the picket lines Friday in a battle over wages, incentive pay and outsourcing.

Unifying to resist Trump

Some 350 people protested Donald Trump's recent commencement speech at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut.

Pushing back the NY frackers

We Are Seneca Lake campaigners won an important victory in their years-long fight against fossil fuel expansion in New York.

How we protected Jose

A determined campaign pressured a North Carolina city to drop charges against a teenager falsely accused of assaulting a police officer.

Justice for Miriam Rodríguez

Unionists, writers and academics protest the murder of a Mexican human rights activist and send solidarity to the ongoing struggle.

Venezuela at an impasse

While there is little debate that Venezuela has spiraled into a deep crisis, who's to blame is a far more controversial question.

Human rights leader murdered

Human rights activist Miriam Elizabeth Rodríguez (center foreground) speaks up for family members of the disappeared

The killing of a well-known opponent of state and drug-gang violence was designed to spread terror among those seeking justice.

How they saw Lenin

The author of Lenin and the Revolutionary Party surveys the many evaluations of the best-known leader of the 1917 Revolution.

A system that entraps the poor

When it comes to child welfare, the effects of a racist and unequal system are always reduced to perceived individual failings.

Read SW's series on the Russian Revolution, which began 100 years ago today.

Organizing workers' power

The workers' council system created in Russia in 1917 provided the platform for full democracy and liberation.

The revolt against the empire

How did the 1917 Russian Revolution affect the vast empire of oppressed nations that had been subjected to Tsarist rule?

Find a list of articles from the full Socialist Worker series on Russia 1917.

Making light of an epidemic

A new bar in Portland, Maine, is attempting to profit off of the opioid crisis with an "edgy" name and recycled Orientalism.

Justicia para Miriam

Sindicalistas, autores, y académicos oponen al asesinato a una organizadora para los derechos humanos y envian su solidaridad a la lucha en México.

¿Una nación de inmigrantes?

Estados Unidos tiene una relación contradictoria con sus inmigrantes porque sus empleadores necesitan para abaratar el costo laboral.

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