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17 April 2013
On 13 March, seven young men were executed in Saudi Arabia by firing squad. They were reportedly arrested in January 2006 and charged with organising a criminal group, armed robbery and breaking into jewellery...
7 December 2011
Goodbye Barcelona: The idea of a musical commemorating the epic Spanish civil war (1936-39), and inspired by the heroism of the International Brigades may appear incongruous, writes Tony Saunois.
2 November 2011
TV review: This documentary dealt with the nuclear arms race between the USA and the Stalinist USSR from the late 1940s, culminating in the USSR detonating the world's largest nuclear device in 1961, writes Andy Ford.
31 August 2011
Mea Culpa: US investor Warren Buffett has ruffled the feathers of his fellow billionaires by demanding they pay more taxes...
20 April 2011
Arms manufacturers are excited by the Libyan conflict as it will lead to increased sales and profits.
20 September 2010
A long-term programme of investment in renewable energy sources must be a priority, leading to the progressive replacement of oil, gas, coal-fired and nuclear power stations...
20 September 2010
Environmental intensity is the key factor in trying to deal with the environmental effects of increased consumption, and there are three ways a reduction in its value can be achieved...
9 September 2010
THE OUTGOING Blair/Brown New Labour government won parliamentary support for the modernisation of the Trident system with support from the Tories, writes Ronnie Stevenson, Socialist Party Scotland.
24 August 2010
The outgoing Blair/Brown New Labour government won parliamentary support for the modernisation of the Trident system with support from the Tories...
7 October 2009
AS SRI Lanka's Tamil population fled from the bloody and bitter fighting after the recent civil war, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband promised Britain would send aid, writes Ben Norman.
4 March 2009
Students set up Cardiff University Against the War when we discovered that the university had around £209,000 invested in arms companies such as BAE Systems and General Electric...
18 February 2009
Students at Queen Mary university in London marched into occupation on 27 January in response to Israel's attacks on Gaza, writes Madeleine Levy, QM Socialist Students.
25 June 2008
BRITISH CAPITALISM produces far fewer manufactured goods than in the past, but in one sphere it's a world leader. Last year, it was the world's largest exporter of arms...
14 June 2007
Saudi arms contract: THE FINANCIAL Times called it 'An arms deal that stinks of hypocrisy'. The FT does not normally rail against commercial deals that make super-profits...
16 February 2006
Campaign ends Exeter's 'unethical investment': A SOCIALIST Students member at Exeter University, JIM THOMPSON, recently started a campaign against the University's investment in the arms trade...
13 October 2005
THE ALGERIAN regime claimed an overwhelming (and totally unbelievable) 97% 'yes' vote and 80% turnout in its referendum on a 'peace and reconciliation charter', held on 29 September...
6 October 2005
Lessons of Northern Ireland: AFTER THE recent report confirming that the IRA has 'decommissioned' its arms, NIALL MULHOLLAND looks at the approach taken by socialists to the IRA's campaign after the 'Troubles' re-emerged in the late 1960s...
16 June 2005
The campaign to bring young people from England and Wales to our ISR camp in July is steaming ahead...
20 September 2003
LAST WEEK International Socialist Resistance (ISR) members took part in the protests against Britain's biggest arms fair, the Defense and Systems and Equipment International (DSEi), which is funded by the Ministry of Defence, writes Sarah Sachs-Eldridge.
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