Capitalism in Crisis: Socialist Solutions Needed

by Elisabeth Wichser This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! The signs of capitalist crisis are everywhere. Year two of the COVID-19 pandemic rages on. Your landlord wants toContinue reading “Capitalism in Crisis: Socialist Solutions Needed”

ISG In Action: Shut The Proud Boys Out of Portland, Maine

by Emery Adams (Saco Education Association, personal capacity) and Ruby Nguyen This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! Here in Portland, Maine, members of the Proud Boys—a white supremacistContinue reading “ISG In Action: Shut The Proud Boys Out of Portland, Maine”

Climate Disaster & Capitalism

by Milena Germon & Nikayla Sims This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! As people worldwide struggle with ecological and climate disasters, it is clear climate change is notContinue reading “Climate Disaster & Capitalism”

Who Will Pay for the COVID Crisis?

by T.R. Whitworth This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the contradictions of capitalism. Widespread death (over five million worldwide), unemployment, homelessness, andContinue reading “Who Will Pay for the COVID Crisis?”

Meet a Socialist

by Sam Skinner This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! For most young people, it’s impossible to pretend that capitalism works. From disastrous wars for profit to the climateContinue reading “Meet a Socialist”

After Teamsters Elections, Rank-and-File Must Continue to Organize for Change

by Evren Pallares Ó Laoghaire, Teamsters Local 170 (personal capacity) This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! This past November Teamsters Union members voted in new national leadership afterContinue reading “After Teamsters Elections, Rank-and-File Must Continue to Organize for Change”

Unions Fighting Back and the Need for Socialism

by Jeff Booth, AFSCME Local 3650 (personal capacity) This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! Union workers in 2021 were in at least 346 strikes across most sectors ofContinue reading “Unions Fighting Back and the Need for Socialism”

Subscribe Now to Socialism Today!

The Independent Socialist Group is proud to announce the first issue of our newspaper Socialism Today! The paper contains socialist analysis about current events and history, as well as proposals for how to build the workers’ movement and fight for socialism here in the US and internationally! Sign up here for a yearly subscription deliveredContinue reading “Subscribe Now to Socialism Today!”

St. Vincent Strike Ends in Victory! ISG Speaks at MNA Press Conference

On January 3rd, the St. Vincent nurses voted 487 to 9 to ratify their new agreement with Tenet. This brought an end to the just over 300-day strike, the longest nurses’ strike in state history. Worcester ISG has been working in solidarity with the nurses since pre-strike picketing, and we were invited to address theContinue reading “St. Vincent Strike Ends in Victory! ISG Speaks at MNA Press Conference”

The origins of Christmas and the class struggle

Norman Hall This article was originally published in Socialism Today, a publication of our sister section, the Socialist Party of England and Wales. To most socialists, it will come as no surprise to find that Christmas is the continuation of very ancient traditions of mid-winter festivals. However, it may be a surprise to learn justContinue reading “The origins of Christmas and the class struggle”