The Strike in West Virginia – An Example for us All

March 30, 2018

On Thursday, February 22, teachers in two of West Virginia’s fifty-five counties walked out. By Monday, March 1, schools shut down state-wide. Thousands of teachers and staff rallied in Charleston demanding raises and protesting increases in healthcare premiums. Eight days

Trump’s Budget Declares War at Home and Abroad

March 30, 2018

The Trump administration’s budget for 2019 is a declaration of war on poor and working people all over the world and in the U.S. The $4.4 trillion budget proposes a combination of further increases in military spending, more tax cuts

Martin Luther King Jr., April 1968 and Our Struggle Today

March 30, 2018

In early April 1968, fifty years ago this month, Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Memphis to support the sanitation workers’ strike. The workers – almost all of them African American – had been on strike since February 12, demanding

Baltimore Police: The System is Corrupt

March 30, 2018

The Gun Trace Task Force of the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) was a special unit organized officially to get guns off the streets and prevent violence. But eight of the nine members of the Task Force were charged with

Film Review: Black Panther

March 30, 2018

Black Panther is a big budget superhero film written and directed by Ryan Coogler and actor Michael B. Jordan. Black Panther is the story of the superhero king of Wakanda, an isolated but wealthy African nation that hides its existence.

The Future Is In Our Hands!

March 29, 2018

Today millions of people across this country have joined together to say “No more violence in our schools.” and “No more violence in our communities.” We are all here because students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,

Saturday, May 12, 7pm, Berkeley

March 27, 2018

Join us at our next Speak Out Now Forum: The Bay Area: For The 1% or for Us? For decades the San Francisco Bay Area was a home for working class families, radicals, musicians, poets and artists of all sorts.

Friday, May 4, 7pm Berkeley, CA

March 26, 2018

Archive That, Comrade! The Legacy of 1968 and the Politics of Remembrance A Talk by Phil Cohen How is the past remembered? How do archives and commemorations of historical events rewrite history? How is historical revisionism and false memory used

A Society Based On Violence!

March 24, 2018

We are right to question the violence of our society, where mass shooting and brutality have become accepted as normal. The system of capitalism values human life and the planet only as resources to be exploited and profited from, creating

This is just a start!

March 22, 2018

With the arrogance of an ex-business banker, Macron has led attack after attack against workers since his election. He now attacks railway workers head-on, hoping to break their fighting spirit and demoralise the whole working class, like Thatcher did with

All on strike on March 22nd, to begin a general fight

March 19, 2018

There were a lot of retirees out on March 15th. Tens of thousands of them in the country took to the streets, to protest against decreased pensions, together with retirement home employees. They have been called “privileged” persons by Macron,

There Is Hope When We Stand Up For Ourselves

March 19, 2018

In response to the brutal murders of 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, the whole community responded in shock and outrage. The students took the lead, saying that they were going to make sure that such a

The Russian Revolution of 1917

March 16, 2018

download an illustrated pdf of this pamphlet Table of Contents Map of the Russian Empire in 1917  The Russian Revolution of 1917: The Beginning of the Liberation of Humanity The Bolshevik Party – A Party of the Revolutionary Working Class  Soviets:

Parkland Students – We Won’t Go Back to Normal!

March 3, 2018

Students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida returned to school two weeks after a 19-year old former-student gunned down 17 people there. Most of the students said they were ready to return, but promised they would not

March 2018 (SON Monthly)

March 1, 2018

Voting for the Democrats is a Dead End! Supreme Court: Ready to Undermine Unions Baltimore Schools: Unfit for Our Children! NY/NJ Transit: A Real Trainwreck! Nabi Saleh, Palestine – An Example of Defiance Download March 2018 SON [11×17.pdf 4mb]