Socialist Alternative (USA)

Electoral folly: no matter how good the candidate, business as usual rules elected office - Michael Reagan

An article by Michael Reagan that looks at the Kshama Sawant's time as a Seattle city councilperson and the compromises she's made.

Kshama Sawant and Capitalism's Shock Absorbers

Seattle skyline at night

An analysis from Black Orchid Collective on the recent election of Socialist Alternative candidate Kshama Sawant to Seattle City Council, and this election's relationship to the broader social movement forces and conditions of the city.

Occupy City Council!: Minneapolis and sewer socialism

A mostly finished writing on Ty Moore, Socialist Alternative, Occupy and SEIU in Minneapolis. For the 'sewer socialism' reference in the title, see this Great Moments in Leftism strip.

Socialism in Minneapolis: thinking about elections

An analyses of socialist electoralism in Minneapolis, by John O'Reilly.

Manifesto of the fast food worker - Socialist Alternative (U.S.)

The U.S. organization Socialist Alternative's text on the fast food industry, written in the wake of an organising drive at Pizza Hut in 2003. Though insightful, we disagree with the politics of the authors, Tony Wilsdon and Brent Gaspaire.

A review: socialist organizing attempts at Pizza Hut

A brief article by John O'Reilly on Socialist Alternative's efforts in fast food organizing.