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What Way Forward for Rail Workers? (1/27/2023) - by Nicholas Wurst (SMART-TD Local 1473, personal capacity) On December 2, 2022 the Independent Socialist Group (ISG) published a statement opposing the decision by Congress and President Biden to impose a concessionary contract on rail workers who struggled for over 3 years for a new agreement.  “The Independent Socialist Group opposes the decision by BidenContinue reading "What Way Forward for Rail Workers?"
January 6th and the Future of Trumpism (1/24/2023) - by the Executive Committee of the Independent Socialist Group “The executive of the modern state is but a committee for managing the common affairs of the whole bourgeoisie.” Marx and Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party January 6, 2023 marked two years since the right-wing political riot at the Capitol. The riot shocked the politicalContinue reading "January 6th and the Future of Trumpism"
Happy New Year From The Independent Socialist Group! (1/12/2023) - Friends and supporters, Independent Socialist Group (ISG) would like to thank everyone who has supported us in our work in 2022. In the past year we launched our newspaper, Socialism Today. Issue #9, which we just completed, is our first issue for 2023, our second year of publication. We organized and participated in actions aroundContinue reading "Happy New Year From The Independent Socialist Group!"
What is Marxism? (12/12/2022) - By Judy Beishon The following introduction to marxism has been republished from the Socialist Party of England and Wales – a section of the Committee for a Workers’ International, the international organization which ISG stands in political solidarity with. Information about the Introduction to Marxism pamphlets referenced can be found at the Socialist Party’s website,Continue reading "What is Marxism?"
Railroad Workers, Socialists, Union Members and Other Activists Protest Strikebreaker-in-Chief! (12/8/2022) - On Friday December 2nd, 2022 Independent Socialist Group (ISG), Railroad Workers United, and Democratic Socialists of America worked together to protest a visit by Biden to Boston. The protest happened shortly after Biden signed legislation from Congress that imposed a contract that was rejected by the majority of Class 1 freight railroad workers. See ourContinue reading "Railroad Workers, Socialists, Union Members and Other Activists Protest Strikebreaker-in-Chief!"
Meet a Socialist (12/5/2022) - By CJ White I think the first political issue I became passionate about was gay rights, back in high school. Then, I was briefly a “very passionate ally,” before coming out (to myself and my immediate family) as bisexual, but to my classmates remained just an ally. I grew up in a small, fairly conservativeContinue reading "Meet a Socialist"
Democrats Lead Bipartisan Assault on Right to Strike (12/2/2022) - Congress imposes rotten contract on railroad workers by the Executive Committee of the Independent Socialist Group and Nicholas Wurst (CSX Conductor, member of SMART-TD personal capacity) The Independent Socialist Group opposes the decision by Biden and Congress to force an unfair, unsafe, and unlivable contract on railroad workers who have already voted to reject it!Continue reading "Democrats Lead Bipartisan Assault on Right to Strike"

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