Reports and Campaigns
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12 April 2017
Trump orders missile strikes against Shayrat air base: US president Donald Trump's decision to launch missile attacks against the Shayrat air base in Syria ratcheted up the long running conflict there and dangerously fuelled tensions between the US and Russia and Iran.
15 March 2017
Trump's vile racist ban on people travelling to the US from six Muslim-majority countries and his ban on refugees has been met with a mighty movement of opposition from US workers and young people.
8 March 2017
I first heard about socialism from my mum when I was about 7 or 8. I remember being in the car and she had a Billy Bragg album playing. The Red Flag was on it and I asked her what it was about and what it meant and she sort of explained what socialism was.
1 March 2017
Film review: Hidden Figures: Space rockets and the struggle against racism and sexism might seem an odd combination but Hidden Figures definitely pulls it off
15 February 2017
Paris has been rocked by days of protests following the horrific assault by police on a black youth worker from the poor northern suburb of Aulnay-sous-Bois
8 February 2017
A victory was won by the international movement when a judge in Seattle temporarily halted the travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries and Trump's suspension of the US refugee programme.
1 February 2017
In December 2016 it was reported that India had surpassed Britain to become the sixth largest economy in the world. However, India is one of the most unequal countries with the richest 1% holding 58% of overall wealth. For the poorest and those suffering oppression, life in India is brutal.
1 February 2017
Donald Trump's outrageous travel ban on people from seven Muslim countries and halting the US's refugee programme, has unleashed a huge wave of protest both in the US and internationally
30 January 2017
No Ban, No Wall Trump's vile racist ban on the rights of millions of people from seven Muslim-majority countries to travel to the US has been met with a mighty movement of US workers and young people. Demonstrations at the airports have been combined with strike action by taxi drivers
25 January 2017
Fight for community control of police policy and hiring: Unbelievably, the victim was charged with assaulting a police officer despite video evidence showing the opposite.
18 January 2017
I find it frightening that NHS trusts are unable to guarantee patient safety. I find it shocking that the Red Cross, an organisation normally associated with international aid, has found it necessary to declare a "humanitarian crisis" in the fifth largest economy in the world.
14 December 2016
According to this year's 'veracity' survey from polling agency Ipsos Mori, faith in British politicians to tell the truth is lower than ever before.
7 December 2016
In January 2014, on the day that Matteo Renzi took office, Contro Corrente wrote that it was the beginning of the end for him
30 November 2016
Hunger strikes and suicides have increased dramatically in British detention centres. A Freedom of Information request showed that out of an estimated 7,500 detainees over three months, 218 were on hunger strike. 109 had attempted suicide, with 649 on suicide watch.
23 November 2016
"Within hours of Donald Trump winning the US election we were able to get 40,000 people on the streets and put socialist ideas out there, at the time when we had the biggest audience", said Darletta Scruggs when talking to over 60 people, mostly from the local black community.
16 November 2016
Struggle, internationalism and socialism, these ideas - and how powerful they can be in action - electrified the magnificent rallies and workshops at Socialism 2016
16 November 2016
Working people, minorities and women must fight back: Following Donald Trump's presidential victory we publish an analysis by Socialist Alternative (SA), our co-thinkers in the US, written by Philip Locker and Tom Crean.
9 November 2016
The Socialist Party's Black and Asian Group has produced a new pamphlet called 'Fight racism, fight for socialism'. It is a collection of articles from the Socialist and looks at some of these key questions of why racism exists and how to fight it.
2 November 2016
"I was encouraged to work - for £1 an hour" Tamil Solidarity activist Nandan, who recently spent several weeks in a Home Office detention centre, spoke to the Socialist about his experience of organising against the exploitation of inmates and the campaign to fight for refugee rights.
26 October 2016
Non-fiction: Pitch Black: Raph Parkinson's letter in the Socialist issue 920 on racism in football highlights an issue which has sadly been long present in the game. A recent book by Emy Onuora - 'Pitch Black: the story of black British footballers' - looks at the history of racism in football, and the effect this has had on the footballers themselves.
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