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25 October 2017
The new musical 'Fidel' about the life of Cuban leader Castro will premiere in Covent Garden on 16 November
4 October 2017
Many people identify with the legacy left by Che as a symbol of struggle, defiance, internationalism and a socialist world.
13 September 2017
Memoir: Che, My Brother: "The world has not become a better place from when Che was alive. It has become worse. We must fight to make things better."
18 January 2017
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Capitalist economist admits defeat; Fenton festivities; Brexit bind; Castro cant.
26 November 2016
With the news of the death of Cuban 1959 revolutionary Castro, we post here two articles from the archives of the Socialist Party and CWI
9 September 2015
The gains of the revolution of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro are under threat.
30 April 2015
Viva Cuba?: Rent control to stop excessive rents being charged by rip-off private landlords is very popular
4 February 2015
Diplomatic relations with USA restored, embargo eased: As 2014 drew to a close, 2015 was ushered in by US President Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro announcing a series of historic agreements
14 November 2012
Ernesto 'Che' Guevara is perhaps the most recognisable revolutionary icon, his image having graced countless posters and t-shirts, writes Tom Baldwin, South West Socialist Party.
1 November 2011
A recent trip to Cuba reminded me that it is a land of contrasts, writes Tony Mulhearn. Magnificent beaches, luxurious resorts and hotels, contrasted by poor wages, poor housing and, particularly in Havana, evidence of neglect and poverty
12 August 2009
DESPITE MOUNTING evidence that Britain's spy agencies colluded with foreign governments in the torture of terrorist suspects, the Labour government and MI5 continue to deny any involvement...
14 January 2009
Che Guevara in military fatigues, 2 June 1959
TONY SAUNOIS, secretary of the Committee for a Workers' International, looks at how the film deals with the important political questions raised.
11 June 2008
AFTER THE final state primaries, Barack Obama has effectively secured the Democratic nomination for the presidential election in November. The fact that the contest was between an African-American and a woman symbolises deep social changes in the US...
27 February 2008
Fidel Castro in his days as a guerrila
13 December 2007
LAST WEEK it was disclosed that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had destroyed video tape evidence of prisoners ("detainees") being tortured at the US-run Guantanamo Bay concentration camp in Cuba... By Dave Carr
4 October 2007
Forty years after his death, flags, banners, portraits and the slogans of Che Guevara are carried on the mass demonstrations in the new revolt that is sweeping Latin America...
28 September 2006
PETER TAAFFE reviews The Mafia in Havana by Enriqe Cerules, which details the gangster capitalism of the era of the dictator Fulgencio Batista before the 1959 revolution, and Fidel Castro by Volker Skierka, an analysis of the revolution itself and the future for the regime...
27 July 2006
Ted Grant 1913-2006: TED GRANT, one of the founders of Militant, the forerunner of the Socialist Party, has died at the age of 93 in London, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
18 October 2002
On The Brink Of Nuclear War: EARLIER THIS year Pakistan and India came to the brink of war over their occupation of Kashmir. The possibility of nuclear weapons being used, killing millions, loomed large.
4 October 2002
THIRTY-FIVE years ago the Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara was murdered in the Bolivian jungle by his CIA interrogators
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