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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 ...

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2017: Upheaval and fightback will continue

  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 ...

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CWI: International Executive Committee meeting underlines huge potential

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. ...

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Spain: Students’ union beats PP government

Statement by Sindicato de Estudiantes (Students Union), Spain Just days after the last general strike that was called by the Sindicato de Estudiantes against the “Revalidas Fanquistas” (introduction of matriculation), we have been proved correct in what we always said ...

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Spain: Student strike gives first mass response to new government

Interview with Ana Garcia, General Secretary of the Sindicato de Estudiantes (Spanish Students’ Union) The socialist world.net website published an initial report of the historic Spanish general student strike on 26 October, called and organised by the Sindicato de Estudiantes (SE). ...

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We need mass resistance to Trump and a new party of the 99%

By Philip Locker and Tom Crean of Socialist Alternative People in the US and around the world awoke today to one of the most shocking political upsets in living memory with the election of Donald Trump as president. It was ...

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Build the resistance against Trump

By US Socialist Alternative   No Deportations! Black Lives Matter! Defend Worker’s and Women’s Rights! The victory of Donald Trump is being met with shock, fear, and anger. Especially for immigrants, muslims, people of color, women, and other oppressed people ...

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Solidarity with striking students in Spain

We publish below a call for solidarity from the Spanish Students’ Union (Sindicato de Estudiantes) who have called a general strike of students for 26 October, which has already won the support of parents’ associations and teachers’ unions. The CWI ...

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Israel: Shimon Peres and the ‘peace dove’ myth

Shahar Benhorin and Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel-Palestine) With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government facing increasing international isolation, representatives from 70 countries and international organizations came to participate at the funeral of the former president Shimon Peres. ...

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