André Ferrari, LSR (CWI in Brazil) In the context of a wave of struggle and protests in the run-up to the World Cup, the Sao Paolo metro workers began a powerful strike on 5 June. This struggle, which goes beyond ...Read More »
Statement from Izquierda Revolucionaria (Revolutionary Left in the Spanish State) Release Jordi Sánc...
The pro-business, pro-war policies of the last 20 years decimated Labour Party support in Scotland. ...
BBC radio four is broadcasting, this week, a dramatised version of John Reed’s classic book about th...
Fifty years after his death, the image of Che Guevara is familiar to most people. A fashion statemen...
Statement from Esquerra Revolucionaria (CWI in Catalunya) On 1 October, Catalonia looked like a terr...
by Philip Stott “Austerity is just another word for an unremitting class war carried out by the elite and the bankers against the 99% in our society. Today, five people in the UK have more wealth than the poorest thirteen ...Read More »
China’s dictatorship is haunted by the prospect of a new mass revolt Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info June 4th marks the 25th anniversary of the bloody massacre in Beijing that ended the mass student-led democracy movement which came close to toppling the ...Read More »
Step up the socialist campaign for independence The formal campaigning period for the independence referendum, which takes place on September 18, begins today. With sixteen weeks to go both the Scottish and UK governments have produced their supposedly decisive economic cases ...Read More »
www.socialistalternative .org Seattle is the first major city to pass a $15/hr minimum wage. 100,000 workers will be lifted out of poverty, and millions will be inspired all over the country and around the world. On May 29th the city ...Read More »
By Philip Stott Ukip won it’s first elected representative in Scotland at last week’s European election. Ironically, and somewhat farcically, their successful candidate gave his official address as living in London. Without a councillor, MP, or MSP the national surge ...Read More »
Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party England and Wales general secretary The long-predicted ‘earthquake’ – the electoral “triumph” of the far right and their allies – took place in the European elections in some key countries. In Britain Ukip came first, pushing ...Read More »
Socialist wins Dublin election www.socialistworld.net The Socialist Party in Ireland has won a significant success with the election of Ruth Coppinger in a by-election to the Dáil, the Irish parliament. Ruth’s electoral district is Dublin West, where she has been ...Read More »
John McInally, PCS national vice-president, personal capacity Socialist Janice Godrich has been elected president of PCS for the 13th time and the Democracy Alliance candidates have been elected to the union’s national executive for a 12th. Socialist Party member Chris ...Read More »
From the Socialist – Paper of the Socialist Party England and Wales Leader of Ukip, Nigel Farage, has declared that Ukip is set to top the poll in the European elections. A Sky News poll this week indicated what lies ...Read More »