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27 January 2016
'Arab Spring' five years on: Five years after the fall of the dictator Ben Ali, the demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied. And in recent days Tunisia has been swept by a new 'intifada' (uprising) from its impoverished youth, fed up with a life of misery and mass unemployment.
13 January 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Letwin's poll tax guinea pigs; poll tax agents provocateurs.
5 November 2015
The Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) in South Africa is appealing for letters of protest to be sent to the management of the University of Johannesburg (UJ)
29 October 2015
The power of protest was clear on 23 October. Angry students gave orders to a senior diplomat and prevented the arrest of a peaceful demonstrator.
14 October 2015
After four and a half long, bloody years of civil war in Syria - with over a quarter of a million dead and eleven million displaced - there is still no end in sight
30 September 2015
As the horrors facing millions of refugees multiply, the splits between the EU leaders demonstrate their inability to solve the crisis
16 September 2015
It is the ruling classes of the imperialist countries who bear the major responsibility for the current situation, writes Robert Bechert, Committee for a Workers' International (CWI).
5 August 2015
Can a future nuclear conflict be avoided?: Seventy years ago, on 6 August 1945, a single bomb dropped by a US bomber on the Japanese city of Hiroshima killed between 90,000 and 166,000 men, women and children.
15 July 2015
In August 2012, 34 striking miners were shot dead by South African police. Not unexpectedly, the newly released report completely exonerates the government.
8 July 2015
For the rich there are very few obstacles to migrating to Britain. It is altogether another story for the majority of those currently fleeing war, dictatorship and conflict in the Middle East and Africa.
1 July 2015
The cold-blooded slaughter of tourists in Tunisia was carried out in the run-up to the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 terrorist bombings in London.
30 April 2015
This year marks the 125th International Workers' Day, or 'May Day'. The original call for workers' demonstrations around the world on 1 May was made in July 1889 at the International Socialist Workers Congress in Paris
8 April 2015
Without doubt the 28 March presidential election was a major turning point for Nigeria. For the first time in the country's 55 year existence as an independent country, a ruling party was roundly defeated in an election
1 April 2015
CWI members took part in the demonstrations at the recent World Social Forum in Tunis where thousands of young people, women, unemployed people and activists came together
1 April 2015
On 16-17 April Numsa, South Africa's metalworkers union, the largest union on the African continent, will be convening a 'conference for socialism'
18 March 2015
Why I'm standing for TUSC: Tessa Warrington from Leicester Socialist Party interviews Mohamed Ahmed, 21, who is standing for TUSC in Wycliffe Ward in Leicester, writes Why have you decided to stand for TUSC?.
25 February 2015
21 February this year marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. As anti-racist protests continue across the US following last year's high profile police killings of two black men - Mike Brown and Eric Garner - the lessons of his life and struggle should be examined
19 November 2014
When Nigeria is mentioned in the British press it is usually to report the horrors of Boko Haram’s latest terrorist attack or the - at least for now - successful battle against Ebola. However, there is another side to Nigeria - the magnificent history of struggle by the working class
5 November 2014
After 27 years in power, Blaise Compaoré was planning to die in his presidential chair. But recent events have changed everything in Burkina Faso, one of the world's poorest countries
8 October 2014
The May general election in South Africa saw the ANC returned to power for the fifth consecutive time but there is widespread speculation that President Zuma will not see out his second term
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