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Tuesday, June 20 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 This week’s meeting will include a discussion about the ongoing crisis in the Trump administration and how the left should respond to it.  We will also discuss the […]

June 20: Crisis in the Trump Administration


From SocialistWorker.org: In the latest installment of our User’s Guide to Marxism series, Leela Yellesetty explains why exploitation is the secret behind the inequality built into capitalism. June 14, 2017 RECENT ARTICLES in the New York Times and elsewhere have highlighted the spread of so-called “noncompete clauses” in employment contracts. […]

How free is “free” labor?


Originally published at Socialist Worker: Leela Yellesetty reports on a recent emergency at the Hanford Nuclear Site and the history of malign neglect that endangers every worker in the area. May 15, 2017 THE HANFORD Nuclear Site in eastern Washington–once called “the most toxic place in America”–declared an emergency after […]

Paying for Hanford’s toxic legacy



Tuesday, May 16 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 This week’s meeting will be a working meeting.  We’ll be discussing the May issue of Socialist Worker newspaper and also our work with Seattle Clinic Defense.  We’ll also […]

May 16: Seattle ISO Working Meeting


Tuesday, April 18 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 This week’s meeting will be a working meeting.  We’ll be discussing the April issue of Socialist Worker newspaper and also breaking out into working groups to organize various […]

April 18: Seattle ISO Working Meeting


https://socialistworker.org/2017/03/29/why-the-ngos-wont-lead-the-revolution The criticisms that socialists make about the organizing model of NGOs are connected to our understanding of socialism and how change is made, writes Leela Yellesetty. March 29, 2017 FOR MANY who are outraged and want to do something about the human suffering and environmental devastation wrought by capitalism, […]

Why the NGOs won’t lead the revolution