The media is doing all in its power to back up the claim of the government that There Is No Alternative to their plan to slash €4 billion in cuts in December's Budget.Read More »
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Socialist Party MEP, Joe Higgins has opposed attempts by Ulster Bank to impose new inferior contracts and pensions on staff.Read More »
90,000 people took part in the national day of action on Friday 6 November in opposition to the plans the government to cut €4 billion in pay, services and jobs in their December budget. The day of action consisted of eight regional demonstrations.Read More »
The Socialist Party (SP) welcomes the contribution of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) to the debate on left co-operation and the building of a new mass party of the working class.Read More »
The strike by workers in Dublin port against their bosses in Marine Terminal Limited (MTL) has come to an end after 110 days of industrial action.Read More »
Eight million people watched BNP leader Nick Griffin on Question Time, the biggest audience for the programme in its thirty year history.Read More »
In the new programme for government, the Green Party ruled out the reintroduction of college fees – but this is in reality a thin cover for the absolutely rotten deal for students, workers and young people that the craven and power-hungry Greens have signed up to.Read More »
Scant attention has been paid to the 80th anniversary of the October 1929 Wall Street Crash. Preoccupied with their own present devastating global crisis, the moneybags, the capitalists, can hardly repeat their theme of yesterday – “it can never happen again” – when dealing with 1929. How much of it really has happened again? And what are the underlying causes of today’s crisis?Read More »
The Socialist Party spoke to a member of the Building and Allied Trade Union who works at The Abbey Theatre where there is a dispute brewing over the outsourcing of jobs.Read More »
Tommy Sheridan is standing in the Glasgow North East by-election on 12 November. Standing as a "Workers' MP on a Worker's Wage" for Solidarity - Scotland's Socialist Movement - Tommy contrasts strongly with the disgraced former incumbent, Michael Martin (now Lord Martin of Springburn), whose resignation as Speaker and as an MP, triggered this by-election, in an area that has been represented by Labour since 1935.Read More »