Below is a report from the Virtual Marxist University hosted by International Socialist Alternative (ISA). The Socialist Party is the Irish section of ISA. Report by Anna Barnett from Socialist Alternative, our sister organisation in the US. Over 1,500 ISA members and supporters from 39 countries attended the second ever Virtual Marxist University (VMU) last weekend. The event focused on ...Read More »
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The new wave of revolts and mass movements of 2019 continued in 2020 — despite the severe restrictions due to the pandemic and economic depression. From Thailand to Bolivia and Nigeria to Belarus, mass movements and protests have taken to the streets, challenging the ruling elites. What are lessons from these movements and what are the effects on consciousness? Read ...Read More »
Article by a member of Socialist Alternative, our sister organisation in the US, about attempts by big business and the right wing to remove our Seattle City Council member, Kshama Sawant, from office. This is a serious attack on the left both in the US and globally, Kshama and Socialist Alternative have led major battles that have resulted in important ...Read More »
By Dean O’Donnell Stability, prosperity and progress: Some of the common catchwords capitalism’s most staunch defenders have used to justify a system that places private profit before all else. Yes there are flaws, but, so the story goes, the positives outweigh the negatives and, really, no other organisation of society is feasible. Barely halfway through 2020 and such illusions have ...Read More »
Five Reasons To Fight for a Socialist World in 2020Read More »
World Congress of International Socialist Alternative: Capitalism has failed, fight for a socialist future!
By Ann Orr (Irish delegate) The Twelfth World Congress of the international organisation to which the Socialist Party is affiliated took place in January 2020. It was attended by delegates and visitors from 27 countries. The Congress followed the splitting away of a minority who demonstrated a staid, conservative and dogmatic approach to tackling the challenges and seizing the opportunities ...Read More »