Cillian Gillespie, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) This weekend marks the centenary of the Easter 1916 Rising against British rule in Ireland. For many working class people in Ireland this event is regarded as a key defining event in Irish ...Read More »
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales deputy general secretary With monotonous predictabili...
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...
Robin Clapp, Socialist Party England and Wales national committee The Daily Mail reacted with predic...
Judy Beishon, Socialist Party executive committee Massive demonstrations involving nearly a million ...
By Bryan Koulouris - Socialist Alternative Bernie Sanders’ campaign has excited millions and brought a discussion about socialism into the mainstream of U.S. society. In addition to getting record donations from working-class people, Sanders has unprecedented support among youth. This ...Read More »
One of the leaders of the 1980’s Liverpool council struggle, Tony Mulhearn, will be speaking in Glasgow on Thursday at a public meeting on how to combat the austerity onslaught. (see below for details) From 1983 to 1987 Liverpool City ...Read More »
By Robert Bechert, CWI, who was living in Berlin in 1989 While, for millions, the 1989 opening of the Berlin Wall was rightly celebrated as a great victory for democratic rights, the official celebrations to mark its 25th anniversary have ...Read More »
By Alan Jones and Ty Moore – Socialist Alternative (US section of the Committee for a Workers’ International) This year marks the 80th anniversary of one of the greatest labor revolts in U.S. history: the strikes of the Minneapolis Teamsters ...Read More »
Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary When we started publishing Militant, the Socialist’s predecessor, in October 1964, few of our political opponents expected that we would not only continue publication for 50 years, but become an important factor in subsequent ...Read More »
From Socialism Today No.181, September 2014 by Peter Taaffe, General Secretary of Socialist Party (England and Wales), CWI International Secretariat The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought the issue of the ‘national question’ ...Read More »
Tony Saunois, article originally published in special WWI edition of Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) The first world war began 100 years ago, unleashing slaughter on an unprecedented scale. This anniversary has featured ...Read More »
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales The poorest fifth of Britain’s households are among the most economically deprived in Western Europe with living standards on a par with Slovenia and the Czech Republic. Meanwhile, the richest 1% in the ...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 »