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Theory & History
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Marxism is a philosophy and world view that seeks to materially analyse reality. Although it was not possible for Marx and Engels themselves to adequately address all questions of oppression, as well as other issues in their writings, they did specifically address women's oppression, racism linked to slavery and imperialism, and also the oppression of national groups, such as the Irish.Read More »
By any reasonable standards capitalism in the 21st century is a disaster. Poverty, war and environmental destruction – all stemming from the profit system – as isolated issues would be testament to that fact, but the combination is lethal.Read More »
The 1912 strike in the textile mills in Lawrence, Massachusetts, known as the Bread and Roses strike, was one of the most important industrial struggles of the 20th century.Read More »
Twenty years ago, nearly a million people were massacred in Rwanda. At the time, it went largely unreported. But it was a direct legacy of a century of colonial rule – the French state, under ‘socialist’ president, François Mitterrand, complicit in the genocide.Read More »
China’s dictatorship is haunted by the prospect of a new mass revolt.Read More »
40th anniversary of the founding of the CWI.Read More »
The litany of allegations from whistle blower Maurice McCabe have exposed the rotten nature of the Gardai and the state generally. They illustrate a culture of corruption, cover ups and falsification of evidence and in turn demonstrate that there is little interest in the concept of justice by those who run this country.Read More »
For more than a century, 8 March has been known as International Women’s Day - the day to commemorate and celebrate the struggles of working and poor women against exploitation at work, in society and at home. Over the years, however, its meaning has been distorted.Read More »
Imagine a world of seven billion people in which 85 of the richest individuals own more wealth than the bottom half of humanity combined. Such a world is where we liveRead More »