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?



Marching for LGBTQ pride and equality in Seattle
From SocialistWorker.org: Steve Leigh reports from Seattle day of protests for LGBTQ pride and equality. June 13, 2017 MORE THAN 2,000 people gathered in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on June 11 and marched to the city center in support of LGBTQ pride and equality. The march was one of several […]

Pride and justice stand together


Tuesday, June 13 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 Not many know that the radical fight for sexual freedom is deeply rooted in a socialist tradition. Some of the earliest pioneers for gay […]

June 13: The Red in the Rainbow: Socialism and Queer ...


Tuesday, June 6 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 Our meeting this week will focus on the question of how Marxists should approach electoral politics.  For revolutionaries, there are a number of factors to consider when deciding […]

June 6: Marxists and Elections



Tuesday, May 30 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 Join us for a discussion about Sharon Smith’s article in the most recent issue of the International Socialist Review, “Fighting for reproductive rights in the […]

May 30: Fighting for Reproductive Rights in the Age of ...