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Updates this week: Nov 13, 2017

Letter to the ISO Membership

The International Socialist Organization’s Steering Committee sent this letter to members about a deep crisis in the ISO. We are sharing it publicly here. We have edited it slightly to be published on a public website and have added updated information. . . . . . . . . . ...
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Join us in protesting Brazil’s neofascist President Jair Bolsonaro and honoring the legacy of Marielle Franco!

March 14 is the one-year anniversary of the political execution of Marielle Franco, a Black, lesbian city councilwoman and Party for Socialism and Liberty member in Rio de Janeiro who represented the poor community of Favela da Maré.  The United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in ...
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Join us at Socialism 2019! Register today!

Join more than 2,000 authors, activists, organizers, and others like you from around the country this July in Chicago for a weekend of political education, debate, entertainment and camaraderie. This is the place to explore socialist ideas, participate in crucial debates for the Left, and become inspired by struggles from ...
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Black Lives Matter at School – support the week of action!

The 2019 Black Lives Matter at School week of action is happening this week from February 4th through Friday February 8th!  The motivation for this week of action couldn’t seem more obvious. New racist outrages in our school system continue to take place every week. In Binghamton, NY four Black ...
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Stop This Cruelty Toward Asylum Seekers – Joint Statement

Over the last few days, lawyers with Al Otro Lado, an organization that has been giving legal support to members of the migrant caravan trying to gain asylum in the U.S., have been denied entry into Mexico from the U.S. The immigrant rights working groups of the Democratic Socialists of America and ...
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The Venezuelan People Must Decide, Not Trump – Statement of the ISO

Right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself interim president of Venezuela against sitting President Nicolás Maduro, and he was immediately recognized by the U.S. government and a range of authoritarian leaders in Latin America. Here, the International Socialist Organization states its opposition to this new assault against the sovereignty of the ...
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We Won A Historic Victory For LA Schools

On January 22, United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) president Alex Caputo-Pearl announced that a “vast supermajority” of union members had voted to approve the settlement reached earlier that day with the Los Angeles United School District (LAUSD) following a dynamic one-week strike that won overwhelming support across the city. As ...
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The LA Teachers’ Strike Shows Us How to Win

Chapters of the International Socialist Organization and Democratic Socialists of America in Los Angeles issued a joint statement of support for the strike by the 33,000-plus members of United Teachers Los Angeles and the struggle for education justice. AS SOCIALISTS we believe that class struggle is the best weapon working people have against capitalism’s ...
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Join us at Women’s Marches on January 19

On the first day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, people took the streets for Women’s Marches in what became the largest day of protest in U.S. history to speak out against the sexist, racist, anti-LGBTQ and Islamophobic new president. Since then, Women’s Marches have become an annual show of resistance. This ...
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LA Teachers Will Strike on January 14th – Our Solidarity Will Help Them Win!

10 months after West Virginia educators launched the #redstaterebellion and on the heels of the historic victory of the Chicago Teachers Union at the Acero charter network, the modern educators revolt has put down even deeper roots, spreading to the richest state in the country.The stakes couldn’t be higher. According ...
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