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10 April 2013
The escalation of fear and tension on the Korean peninsula, and far beyond, is not without justification, writes Clare Doyle
14 January 2013
The SWP today finds its ideological roots in post-1945 British Trotskyism, which split into three main trends...
18 July 2012
Brazil, as part of the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), has in recent years been seen as a 'hope' for the global economy, writes Marcus Kollbrunner, Liberdade Socialismo e Revolução (CWI, Brazil).
16 May 2012
Tony Caldeira is a businessman in the textiles industry, manufacturing cushions in China and the UK. A two-part BBC documentary The Town Taking on China, follows Caldeira's plan to move jobs back from China
7 March 2012
For more than a century, 8 March has been the day to commemorate and celebrate the fight of working class and revolutionary women for a better deal and a socialist society, writes Remembering the struggles and victories of women workers.
13 February 2012
19 January 2012
Once again, a United Nations-sponsored climate change conference has completely failed to address the issue of global warming. The latest attempt pushed any hope of a deal back far too late for meaningful action, writes Pete Dickenson for the latest Socialism Today.
14 December 2011
When is an agreement not an agreement? When it's an agreement to reach an agreement in the future, writes Pete Mason, East London Socialist Party.
29 June 2011
Ahead of premier Wen Jiabao's visit to Europe, to cement more trade deals, the Chinese authorities released from jail prominent dissidents Ai Weiwei, the artist, and Hu Jia...
18 May 2011
5) The chorus of capitalist commentators to the effect that capitalism is on a recovery road to promised 'sunny economic uplands' is bogus...
11 May 2011
How can justice and democratic rights be secured?: A United Nations (UN) report published on 29 April on the final phase of Sri Lanka's civil war in 2009 reveals "credible allegations" of war crimes perpetrated by the ruling regime of president Mahinda Rajapaksa...
16 March 2011
Exclusive report from Japan:
Take over the power and building industries!
Millions around the world watched, read and listened in horror to the reports coming from Japan on 11 March and the days that followed...
1 December 2010
THE UNSTABLE military regime in North Korea has once again thrust itself into global headlines. On 23 November its artillery exchanged shellfire with South Korea on the island of Yeongpyeong, administered...
20 October 2010
THE WORLD economy grew by only 2.8% in 2008 and shrank, for the first time for over 65 years, by 0.6% in 2009, while the economies of the advanced capitalist countries shrank by 3.2% on average, writes Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden).
16 June 2010
Plugging the media: WHILE BP struggles to stem the flow of oil escaping into the Gulf of Mexico it has been more successful in restricting news media coverage of the unfolding catastrophe - assisted by various US government agencies...
9 June 2010
General strike: A GENERAL strike involving 2.5 million public sector workers hit Spain on 8 June. The trade unions involved in the mass walkout are opposed to the Zapatero government imposing a 5% cut in salaries, starting...
2 June 2010
TWELVE WORKERS have committed suicide so far this year at the factory that makes Apple iPads. Four others survived, gravely injured, and 20 were stopped from killing themselves by the company. All the...
19 May 2010
Review: The Chinese revolution of 1925-27 represented one of the most gigantic and splendid movements in human history. This book, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, evokes with great literary brush strokes the magnificent panorama of the heroism, self-sacrifice and determination to change the world of the terribly exploited Chinese workers and peasants...
27 January 2010
In a renewed 'scramble for Africa', the continent is again a competing arena for all the big powers globally - China, the US, the EU, Russia...
16 December 2009
Is the worst post-war economic downturn coming to an end? Are the green shoots of recovery really visible, as many politician would have us believe? Opinion is divided, with some commentators counting...
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