Hollande-Valls: Lift the State of Emergency! We, the 1,500 participants in the Rally held in Paris on January 23, 2016, at the initiative of the Call of the 333 to demand the lifting of the State of Emergency; Having met in the aftermath of the provocative announcement by [French President François] Hollande that he will […]
On January 30th in San Francisco, about three hundred people rallied at downtown’s Union Square to march for justice for the heinous police shooting of 26-year-old Mario Woods on the 2nd of December. Their target destination: Super Bowl City video village in the Embarcadero. No Justice, No Super Bowl In an attempt to have their […]
The City of Flint, Michigan, already ravaged more than 15 years ago by the closing of local General Motors auto assembly plants, has been devastated once more by the poisoning of residents with tainted drinking water. In April, 2014, in an effort to save money, State-appointed “Emergency Financial Managers,” with the support of local government […]
The struggle at Goodyear Eight former Goodyear workers in Amiens, France have been sentenced to 9 months in prison in a so-called “boss-napping” during the occupation of the Goodyear-Nord tire plant in January 2014. The sentences were originally set at 24 months, but a portion of the terms were suspended. Philippe Martinez, a leader of […]
January 2016 Introduction The question of a working class party has been raised by the revolutionary left many times over the years. This is a particularly urgent matter in 2016, when so many workers, and even a section of the left, find themselves in support of the campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders for President of […]
Senator Bernie Sanders has taken the lead over Hillary Clinton in both Iowa and New Hampshire. Polls show Sanders with a commanding 27-point lead in the Granite State and with an 8-point lead over Clinton in Iowa at 51% to her 43%. Another opinion poll shows that 43% of Iowa Democratic voters identify as “socialist” […]
James Tyree Hamilton, a member of Socialist Organizer (SO) for almost 25 years, died of congestive heart failure on November 26, 2015. He was 72 and had suffered from heart problems since having an almost fatal heart attack in his 40s. Jim was born in Kansas City, Missouri, grew up on a farm in Southern […]
A statement from KCTU President Han Sang-gyun issued on 10 December, 2015. Introduction: Han Sang-gyun President of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) has been charged with 10 counts, ranging from obstruction of justice to damaging public property, and may face 10 years in prison for his defense of South Korean workers. Prosecutors have […]
On Friday, December 11th, a walkout call by organizers in the high schools of San Francisco resulted in a march of three to four-hundred students in the streets of San Francisco. Multiple high schools were represented at the walkout, including Lincoln, Balboa, O’Connell, San Francisco Community, and June Jordan. Students met at 16th and Mission […]
[Photo: Bayview Reporter] As the situation of housing in San Francisco worsens and rates of eviction continue to increase, the most recent city election results – in which mild controls upon the rental market were rejected by the voters — would seem to have spelled disaster for the housing rights movement in the Bay Area. […]
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January 2016 Introduction The question of a working class party has been raised by the revolutionary left many times over the years. This is a particularly...
PRESENTATION [Updated May 2] [Photo by Washington Times] Published below you will find a statement issued on April 28 by the Socialist Organizer National...
Socialist Organizer endorses the May 2-3 Electoral Action Conference because we are committed to building a working-class political alternative to the twin...