Tuesday, July 25 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 RSVP on Facebook Capitalism could not survive if it weren’t able to convince most people—through its control of education and cultural institutions—to accept it. But when that fails, […]

July 25: Lenin and the Revolutionary Party


Tuesday, July 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 devoting some time to discussing our national and local perspectives for building the ISO and other activist […]

July 18: Seattle ISO Working Meeting


Tuesday, July 11 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 reporting back from the Socialism 2017 conference in Chicago, discussing the July edition of Socialist Worker newspaper, and breaking out […]

July 11: Seattle ISO Working Meeting



From SocialistWorker.org: Amad Ross reports on a deadly visit by the Seattle Police Department that left Charleena Lyles’ four kids without a mother–and the protests that followed. June 22, 2017 TWO SEATTLE police officers shot and killed a pregnant 30-year-old mother of four, Charleena Lyles, on June 18, in the front […]

Shot while her kids listened


Tuesday, June 27 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 Socialism 2017 conference happening in Chicago next week, our work on the UW campus, and […]

June 27: Seattle ISO Working Meeting


From SocialistWorker.org: The debates about caste and class in India go back many decades, but they remain relevant today, writes Steve Leigh in a review of a new book by Arundhati Roy. June 19, 2017 IN THE Doctor and the Saint, writer and political activist Arundhati Roy invites readers to […]

The question of caste



  Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of four, was murdered by Seattle cops on Sunday. Her children witnessed the cops kill their mother and then had to leave the apartment by being carried over her body. Community members from across the city will be taking action this week to demand […]

Justice for Charleena Lyles!


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


Activist and artist Nikkita Oliver of the People's Party in Seattle
The International Soicalist Organization is proud to say that we are endorsing Nikkita Oliver for Mayor of Seattle!  Find out more about the campaign at the Seattle People’s Party website and volunteer to help the campaign or make a donation.     From SocialistWorker.org: Challenging Seattle’s broken system June 15, […]

Vote Nikkita Oliver for Mayor of Seattle!



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?