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6 September 2017
The European Single Market is a major barrier to any incoming socialist or anti-austerity government
9 November 2016
The decision of the High Court that the government must allow Parliament a say in the issue of Brexit is a bombshell with wide, and perhaps even unforeseen, effects. It could lead to a general election next year which in turn will widen even further the endemic splits within the Tory Party. As shown by the resignation of Tory MP Stephen Phillips over the government's handling of Brexit and of Zac Goldsmith over the third runway at Heathrow, these splits are already of Grand Canyon proportions!
25 April 2016
Most trade union and Labour leaders are saying that workers' rights would be more adversely affected by leaving the EU. The opposite is the case.
30 March 2016
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has written a formal letter to the Electoral Commission asking them not to give millions of pounds of public resources to Tory and Ukip EU campaigners in June's referendum
23 March 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Rape, women and victim blaming; McDonnell boosts Blairite mayor; healthcare insurance headache; errors of the pro-EU left; global economy gripes.
9 March 2016
It's official: TTIP is bad for your health. Recent legal advice commissioned by general union Unite confirms corporate interests could use the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to attack any government taking privatised parts of the NHS back into public ownership.
7 October 2009
A SIGNIFICANT two-to-one majority in the Irish republic, on a higher turnout, passed the Lisbon Treaty on 20 October, overturning the decision of the Irish electorate in June 2008, writes Kevin McLoughlin, Dublin.
22 September 2009
Speaking in the European Parliament, Irish Socialist Party MEP Joe Higgins opposed the nomination of Jose Manuel Barroso for re-election as President of the EU commission and discussed the debate on the Lisbon Treaty in Ireland...
17 June 2008
Socialist Party No vote campaign, photo Paul Mattsson
This is a major shock for the political and business Establishment in Ireland.
Kevin McLoughlin, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), writes from Dublin.
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