Donald Trump’s inauguration saw millions take to the streets of cities across the US and worldwide on Friday 20 January, and especially on Saturday 21st. Among the biggest mass marches in US history, the dozens of international ‘Women’s marches’ against Trump ...Read More »
Sam Morecroft, Sheffield UCU anti-casualisation officer (personal capacity) The Socialist Party and ...
By Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party (WASP), Johannesburg Inside two months following h...
By a Socialist Party Scotland reporter Dundee’s social care workers have inflicted a significa...
Dave Semple, PCS Scotland Chair (personal capacity) Last year saw the UK government forced to beat a...
By Gary Clark, Secretary CWU Scotland No.2 branch The CWU executive committee has agreed a national ...
Text of a Socialist Party Scotland leaflet 20th and 21st January, 2017, will see hundred of thousands of students walk out across the US. They will be joining millions who will take to the streets to protest Trump’s right-wing, billionaire ...Read More »
Elections to Northern Ireland Assembly – Build a socialist alternative to the ‘Orange’ versus ‘Green’ headcount
Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast Northern Ireland goes to the polls, for the second time within a year, in snap elections to decide the make-up of its Stormont Assembly on 2 March. James Brokenshire, Northern Ireland Secretary of ...Read More »
Peter Taaffe, from the February 2017 issue of Socialism Today (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales) When the Russian revolution began in February 1917, leading revolutionaries, including Leon Trotsky and Vladimir Lenin, were in exile. ...Read More »
Socialist Party members in Unison For years Unison activists have suspected that there has been illegitimate interference from unelected officials in the union elections in breach of the rules. As such the 2015 general secretary election was no different, except ...Read More »
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland Former football player Andy Woodward waived his right to anonymity on 16 November. His story of being sexually abused as a youth player by convicted paedophile Barry Bennell at Crewe Alexandra FC came out in ...Read More »
Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party England and Wales general secretary 2016 was the year when the pent-up anger of the masses worldwide finally spilled over in a series of political earthquakes – a delayed reaction to the devastating world economic ...Read More »
Editorial from Socialism Today, Dec/Jan 2017 edition (the magazine of the Socialist Party England and Wales) The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution. The 1917 revolution stands out as the greatest event in history – so ...Read More »
Philip Stott reports The Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2017/18, which was unveiled on Thursday, was yet another sorry chapter in the SNP’s capitulation to Tory austerity. Finance secretary Derek MacKay claimed that the budget would deliver “£240 million extra ...Read More »
Judy Beishon, article for the Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) An excellent and inspiring six-day meeting of the International Executive Committee (IEC) of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) ended on 3 December. ...Read More »