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19 April 2017
Donald Trump's cruise missile attack on a Syrian airbase on 6 April, during a round of "beautiful chocolate cake" with China's president Xi Jinping, marks a reckless and dangerous escalation of tensions
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
The Socialist Party's national congress 2017 took was attended by delegates and visitors from Socialist Party branches all over England and Wales, as well as international guests
13 July 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world including the fight for abortion rights in Ireland, solidarity with striking Walmart workers in China and a CWI member contesting a council seat in Brazil.
8 June 2016
50 years ago the 'Cultural Revolution' began in China. Here we carry an edited version of article written by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe for Militant (predecessor of the Socialist) in February 1967.
13 April 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal.
6 April 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Panama Papers versus workers' wages; brokers' binge versus self-employment poverty,
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.
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.
3 February 2016
Building of working class left opposition urgent: Shinzo Abe recently became the longest serving Japanese prime minister in nearly four decades. His Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) government has regained its lead position in the opinion polls.
20 January 2016
Global financial markets started 2016 with a bang! A reprise of last summer's chaotic falls on China's stock markets triggered panic selling of shares, commodities and currencies around the world
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
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...
14 October 2015
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Tories want us to 'work like Chinese', Royals have flight paths redirected away from their home, yuppie cafe mocks the poor.
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
25 August 2015
More than $5 trillion has been wiped off global stock markets in the two weeks since the Chinese devaluation
5 August 2015
Can a future nuclear conflict be avoided?: Seventy years ago, on 6 August 1945, a single bomb dropped by a US bomber on the Japanese city of Hiroshima killed between 90,000 and 166,000 men, women and children.
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