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The power of #MeToo

March against sexual assault

Leia Petty looks at what the #MeToo campaign has done to spotlight the discussion of sexual assault--and the opportunities for taking the struggle for justice forward .

IN THE past few weeks, more than 30 high-profile men have been accused of sexual harassment and are finally facing real consequences. In many cases, the allegations are of a decades-long pattern of abuse--abuse that was known and encouraged in their inner circles--often in exchange for promised career advancement for the women who worked for them.Read more

December issue of Socialist Worker out now

December 2017 front page

The December issue of Socialist Worker is out now and available from ISO branches around the country.

It's a holiday-inspired front page headline: “How the Rich Stole Everything,” plus your least-favorite Grinch lookalike. This cover leads off a special section on Trump and U.S. politics, with articles on "The stoppable Donald Trump?" "The tax-cut weapon in their class war" and "The deadly details of the Republican budget," plus an analysis of the Republican Party train wreck and the feeble Democratic opposition in the wake of the November election.

The back page...Read more

From breaking the silence to building the resistance

Simmering discontent with society is finding new ways to bubble to the surface--the take-a-knee protests in the NFL and the #MeToo upsurge against sexual assault are just two examples. The question is whether the eruptions will be connected with an ongoing resistance. Find out what Socialist Worker has to say in this editorial statement .Read more

November issue of Socialist Worker out now

The November issue of Socialist Worker is out now and available from ISO branches around the country.

The front cover headline is “We won't stand for injustice.” Featured inside is Jen Roesch's feature on "The silence is broken" about the #MeToo response to sexual assault, plus an SW roundtable of contributors on "Taking a knee to stand with the struggle, featuring Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Dave Zirin, Jesse Hagopian, Rory Fanning and Elizabeth Terzakis. This issue's themes are summed up with an editorial on "From breaking the silence to building the resistance...Read more

Join the ISO this fall at our Marxism Conferences in nine cities

2017 Marxism Conferences

In late October and early November, the International Socialist Organization will hold one-day conferences to bring together socialists and activists for discussions about the state of the resistance in the Trump era, the battles we face in the era of a rising far right, and history and traditions that should guide socialists in the struggles of the present.

Conferences will take place in Boston; New York City; Greensboro, N.C.; Columbus, Ohio; Chicago; Austin, Texas; Berkeley, California; Portland, Oregon; and San Diego.Read more

October issue of Socialist Worker out now

October 2017 front page

The October issue of Socialist Worker is out now and available from ISO branches around the country.

The front cover headline is “Capitalism is the disaster: Organize for a socialist future.” Featured inside is an interview with Naomi Klein on "Finding answers to capitalism's disasters," along with a feature by Larry Bradshaw and Lorrie Beth Slonsky on "Katrina's unlearned lessons," plus Elizabeth Schulte on "What if workers ran society?"

The other feature of this month's edition is a special section on "The Fight Against the Right." Read about "Confronting the...Read more

We can't let DREAMers be driven underground

Marching for immigrant rights

An editorial statement from Socialist Worker:

THOUSANDS OF young immigrants won the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program five years ago by courageously taking to the streets or sitting in in the corridors of power, putting themselves at risk of arrest and deportation.

This week, DACA was repealed by a disgraceful president too cowardly to even make the controversial announcement himself. Instead, it was Attorney General--...Read more

September issue of Socialist Worker out now

September 2017 front page

The September issue of Socialist Worker is out now and available from ISO branches around the country.

The front cover headline is “White (House) supremacists: Organize for a world free of their hate,” leading readers to a special section on uniting against the right, featuring a roundtable interview with ISO members titled "Witnesses to the violence in Charlottesville"; the ISO statement "This is the time to unite and fight far-right terror"; an editorial on "Our alternative to the right's politics of hate"; reports on mass mobilizations against the far right in Boston...Read more

Read the latest issue of the International Socialist Review

International Socialist Review issue 105 cover

Issue number 105 of the International Socialist Review is out now , with articles by Sharon Smith on Fighting for reproductive rights in the age of Trump , Ashley Smith on Trump and the crisis of the neoliberal world order , Lance Selfa on Trump's first 100 days , Phil Gasper on The Russian Revolution: A Brief Reading Guide and an interview with Justin Akers Chacón on...Read more

ISO statement: This is the time to unite and fight far-right terror

Oakland vigil for Charlottesville

After the violence and hate of Charlottesville, the International Socialist Organization appeals for mass protest and solidarity to defeat the rising far right. Click here to download a pdf of this statement .

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THE MASK has been ripped off the supposedly new "alt-right" movement to reveal the familiar and horrifying face of fascism that most people thought was a relic of history.Read more

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