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15 August 2014
The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought the issue of the 'national question' once more forcefully onto the political agenda. How can we open a road to begin to solve seemingly age-old intractable issues? Peter Taaffe writes.
6 August 2014
Working class must and will play decisive role: Extracts from a keynote speech at the 2014 CWI summer school by Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party, on world relations and the perspectives for capitalism and the world workers' struggle
30 July 2014
The CWI has condemned a vicious physical attack on the 'Socialist Peace March against Racism and Communalism' last Saturday, 26 July, in Sri Lanka, as it attempted to proceed along the road past the Stupa and Buddhist temple at Kalutara
29 July 2014
Whole families burnt alive. Parents with children. Over 1,100 Palestinians' lives have ended since 8 July, as ruthless inferno has rained down on this besieged, impoverished, and highly populated strip of land during the Muslim Ramadan.
2 July 2014
Tamil Solidarity joined others in protest against recent attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka. At least four people were killed and 100 injured as mobs ran riot in the southern coastal town of Aluthgama
2 July 2014
The Workers' and Socialist Party (WASP) hails the resolution of the five-month-long strike in the South African platinum sector as a victory not only for the mineworkers and their union Amcu, but for all workers and poor people
25 June 2014
Protest in Tel Aviv against military raids: On 21 June dozens of protesters - Jews and Arabs, including Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM) activists - held a demonstration in front of the defence ministry in Tel Aviv
25 June 2014
The pro-Beijing newspaper, Ta Kung Pao, recently ran a front-page attack on pro-democracy legislator Leung Kwok-hung (known as 'Long Hair') and Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong).
11 June 2014
Syriza, the left party in Greece, is now the first party - 3.9 % ahead of right-wing capitalist party New Democracy in the European elections
7 May 2014
But Kshama Sawant says "Our work is far from done": Under intense pressure from the movement for a $15 an hour minimum wage, Seattle's establishment was forced to come forward with a proposal to significantly increase the wages for 100,000 low-paid workers
30 April 2014
The first of May is traditionally a day of international workers' solidarity, celebrated by working class fighters around the world
30 April 2014
United workers' action needed to prevent war: The crisis in Ukraine deepened following clashes between pro-Russian separatists and armed forces despatched to the east of the country by the new Kiev regime, writes Niall Mulholland.
16 April 2014
Socialism and internationalism: Since the beginning of the 20th century every decade has witnessed revolutions as the working and poor masses attempt to end the oppression and exploitation they suffer under capitalism
9 April 2014
The untold story of France's role in Rwandan genocide: It is 20 years since the Rwanda massacre in which one million Tutsis and non-sectarian Hutus were murdered by extremist Hutu militias in 100 days
26 February 2014
This Christmas, one of my presents was the book Marxism in Today's World by Peter Taaffe. This is an extended interview originally given in 2003 to an Italian Marxist, on the politics of the Socialist Party
4 December 2013
Black Friday and beyond: In the US, low-wage workers, from fastfood to retail, have protested, picketed, and gone on strike multiple times this year to demand higher wages and rights on the job
27 November 2013
Despite capitalist 'experts' predicting that the world economy would by now be experiencing 'escape velocity', capitalism is still in deep crisis. And Europe is most acutely affected, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
6 November 2013
A new edition of Marxism in Today's World, about the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), the international organisation which the Socialist Party is affiliated to, was released this year, writes Tom Baldwin.
30 October 2013
It has been a terrible week for social protection in Ireland. This Social Welfare Bill and the budget make swinging economic attacks
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