The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) is convulsing in its death throes as the once mighty federation’s long drawn out death agony nears its conclusion.Read More »
By Kailyn Nicholson- member of Socialist Alternati...
Millions across the world watch the Eurovision eve...
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“I’m a capitalist, and even I think ca...
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Deep economic crisis, savage austerity and social upheaval have polarised Greek society.Read More »
After weeks of violent clashes, powerful oligarchs intervene.Read More »
2013 ended and 2014 began with a number of significant struggles of the working class around the world. These workers are reaching conclusions that they will have to take to the streets and fight for a future for themselves and their families. They are aware that in the drive to increase profits the market system will drive down their wages and living standards for them and their familiesRead More »
The butcher of Sabra and Shatila has died. Ariel Sharon, once known as the "father of Israeli settlements", died after eight years in a semi-coma, following a stroke while still prime minister in January 2006.Read More »
On 20 December last, the Spanish government gave the green light to a new law on abortion that is amongst the most restrictive in Europe. The Minister of Justice Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón has pushed Spain back 30 years, with a system even more restrictive that that in place between 1985 and 2010. The Minister showed us the true ideology that is ...Read More »
In Britain much of the right-wing media whipped up hostility and alarm in the run up to the 1 January end of restrictions on entry to Britain for people from Romania and BulgariaRead More »
Below we publish the text of today’s speech by Kshama Sawant, newly elected Seattle city councillor from Socialist Alternative (CWI in USA). A video of the speech can be see here (starting 29 minutes in).Read More »
Peter Taaffe, General Secretary of the Socialist Party of England and Wales reviews the developments and events of 2013 worldwide, and discusses further struggles in 2014 and the development of the workers’ movement.Read More »
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is rightly revered worldwide as a statesman ranking along great figures of history like Martin Luther King. He is recognised for his role in the defeat of one of the most reviled regimes on the planet and one the most odious systems of oppression and exploitation in history.Read More »