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Julia Salazar, DSA Member, Wins Democratic Primary Election for NY SenateWhat Does the Election Mean for DSA and the Left?
Julia Salazar, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America and candidate in the Democratic Party primary election for the New York State Senate, won her race by a decisive…
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29/09/2018
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New York troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. This school will be a great opportunity for union members, stewards, and activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. A light…

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“Adults in the Room”
Aren’t we all feeling so much safer knowing about the anonymous “Quiet Resistance Inside the Trump Administration,” revealed by the bombshell New York Times op-ed, assuring us “that many of…
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El Salvador:
FMLN Confronts Challenge from the Right
Salvadoran protester. The sign reads “The water is mine, not the oligarchy’s”Photo: CISPES In 2009, twenty years after the negotiated end to a brutal civil war, the Farabundo Marti National…
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Behind the News!

 
 
Rise for Climate, Jobs + Justice Takes Over the San Francisco Streets
This September 8 more than 900 climate actions took place on seven continents and in 95 countries as people worldwide demanded climate action from their local leaders. As noted on…
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Solidarity with the Shenzhen Jasic Technology Workers
Chinese workers strike far more often than workers in the U.S. do. The rapidly growing Chinese economy gives them leverage, despite fierce government repression. Censorship means that most of these…
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Where to Begin?
WITHOUT LOSING ANY of the outrage that the present situation demands — highlighted by the sheer sadistic brutality of the Trump regime’s crimes against humanity perpetrated on refugee families — it’s also necessary to analyze it carefully.
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Solidarity with the Rohingya People
Rohingya refugees protest, August 25, 2018 EPA On August 25 demonstrations by Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh celebrated the one-year anniversary of raids by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) on…
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Quote of Note
I am not a Labor Leader; I do not want you to follow me or anyone else; if you are looking for a Moses to lead you out of this capitalist wilderness, you will stay right where you are. I would not lead you into the promised land if I could, because if I led you in, some one else would lead you out. You must use your heads as well as your hands, and get yourself out of your present condition; as it is now the capitalists use your heads and your hands.

As quoted in "Life of Eugene V. Debs" by Stephen Marion Reynolds, in Debs : His Life, Writings and Speeches (1908) edited by Bruce Rogers and Stephen Marion Reynolds, p. 71z
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From Against the Current

 
Syria's Disaster, and What's Next
MORE THAN SEVEN years after the beginning of the Syrian popular uprising, which was gradually transformed into a deadly war with an international character, the situation in the country is catastrophic at all levels. The popular classes are the most affected with continuous suffering.

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Marx, Engels and the National Question
WITH THE RETREAT of the workers’ movement in the 1990s, the collapse of the Soviet Union and the ebbing of national liberation struggles, sections of the left concluded that classes and nation-states were no longer relevant to an understanding of the global order. Hence, Marxism was no longer relevant, or at least less so.

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‘If We Don’t Understand Class Struggle, We Don’t Understand Anything’

Tuesday 18 September 2018, by Ken Loach


The long march of the feminists

Wednesday 19 September 2018, by Ahlem Belhadji



International Viewpoint is the  monthly English-language magazine of the Fourth International.  Solidarity is a sympathizing organization of the Fourth International.

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