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26 July 2017
A congress at the end of the CWI summer school - held in Barcelona - confirmed the unification of the CWI with Izquierda Revolucionaria (IR)
1 February 2017
One of the most reactionary, bigoted and predatory administrations in modern history has taken office. The Trump presidency, from the vicious tweets to the bizarre press conferences to the reactionary cabinet picks and executive orders, has millions of people understandably feeling they are in an unfolding nightmare.
23 March 2016
A serious, thoughtful, optimistic and lively national congress of the Socialist Party took place on 19-21 March.
3 February 2016
Every year the global capitalist elite meet at the World Economic Forum held at Davos. This year, the prevailing mood was anxiety, the keynote pessimism. They fear the world economy is heading for a storm.
27 January 2016
At their annual semi-secret get together in Davos, Switzerland last week, 3,000 bankers, industry chiefs, media moguls and capitalist politicians met to deliberate the state of world affairs. These self-declared 'masters of the universe' were forced to conclude that their system isn't working properly.
21 October 2015
A stuttering world economy has jeopardised steel making in the UK. But workers do not have to accept the inevitability of closures and job losses
21 October 2015
Redcar steel plant to close after a century of production, raw material prices collapsing, China's economy slowing, the ongoing euro crisis...
2 September 2015
The contraction of the Chinese stock exchange has sparked justified fears that the world economy could be in for a repetition at a certain stage of a crisis with similar effects to the 2007/2008 catastrophe
15 April 2015
Socialist Party congress, 14-15 February 2015: This document was produced on 5th January 2015 and subsequently some amendments were incorporated during and following the 14th February congress discussion on Britain, writes Socialist Party executive committee, January 2015.
21 January 2015
World capitalism faces a gloomy future according to recent reports issued by the International Monetary Fund and World Bank
26 November 2014
David Cameron seems to have woken up to the problems facing the world economy when he said "red warning lights are once again flashing on the dashboard"
29 January 2014
Behind the headlines and speeches trumpeting 'economic recovery', inequality is so blatant that even the capitalist leaders cannot ignore it
26 October 2011
The sovereign debt and eurozone crises, the Great Recession, etc, have all focussed attention on the failings of the banking sector and the greedy giant capitalist corporations
28 September 2011
In a recent address to the Canadian parliament, David Cameron bluntly said: "Growth in Europe is stalled. Growth in America has stalled. The effects of the Japanese earthquake, high oil and food prices have created a drag on growth. We're not quite staring down the barrel, but the pattern is clear".
31 August 2011
Capitalist strategists are filled with gloom at the prospect of a new economic downturn. Fear of recession in the US, its credit rating downgrade and political dysfunction, not to mention the ongoing eurozone. Lynn Walsh reports.
17 August 2011
Capitalists unable to stop the turmoil: As their system continues to slide further into its worst crisis since the 1930s, the frantic efforts of world capitalist leaders to reverse the process are farcical, contradictory and ineffective, writes Clare Doyle
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...
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).
24 September 2010
To be fully effective, anti-cuts candidates will need to put forward socialist ideas. Socialists do not accept that cuts are necessary. Capitalism has created enormous wealth, science and technique. We...
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