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8 May 2013
CWI members, often in difficult circumstances, organised and participated in May Day events around the world. Here are a few short reports..
1 May 2013
Millions of workers around the world will be marking May Day today (1st May) and over the next few days
30 April 2013
Transport union RMT will be turning the spotlight on rail cuts this May Day
24 April 2013
International Workers' Day marks the first US-wide general strike that took place on 1 May 1886 and commemorates the Haymarket Martyrs killed in Chicago by the police...
3 April 2013
The deadline for sending May Day greeting messages to the Socialist - 10 April - is approaching fast, writes Bob Severn.
20 March 2013
As the Socialist goes to press the details of the new press regulator are coming to light, writes Bob Severn.
6 February 2013
Hacked off by the capitalist press?: On 22 January, less than two months after the Leveson Report was published, billionaire media magnate Rupert Murdoch welcomed Chancellor George (née Gideon) Osborne and London Mayor Boris Johnson into his Mayfair apartment, writes Bob Severn.
30 April 2012
A May Day march in Swansea on Saturday reflected the changeable weather South Wales has suffered recently; however, it was representative of some important struggles taking place
15 March 2012
Celebrate International Workers' Day by supporting the paper that fights all cuts with a May Day greeting in the Socialist...
15 March 2012
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against the case of the protesters who were kettled by police at Oxford Circus in London on May Day 2001. However, there were three dissenting judges...
7 March 2012
Torquay NHS campaign: Over 40 activists from Bracknell, Reading, Ascot and Windsor attended a Bracknell public meeting on 29 February organised by Defend Our Community Services to save Heatherwood Hospital from closure, writes Terry Pearce
29 February 2012
Support the paper that fights all cuts with a 2012 May Day (international workers' day) greeting in the Socialist...
14 September 2011
A Socialist Party member's case against the police tactic of 'kettling', containing protesters inside a police cordon, was taken to the European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday 14 September...
4 May 2011
On May Day bank holiday Exeter played host to a vibrant and up-beat anti-cuts demonstration. The demonstration was the biggest Exeter has seen since the anti-war movement
4 May 2011
The ruling parties in the former Soviet countries usually use May Day, international workers' day, in a cynical manner, organising official events to which people are expected to turn up to wave balloons and listen to speeches and pop music...
3 May 2011
Saturday 30 April saw the biggest May Day demonstration for some time in Leeds with around 500 participating, including contingents from the GMB, Unite, Unison, PCS, as well as anti-cuts campaigns across the city and from nearby towns and cities
3 May 2011
Socialist Party members and supporters in south west Wales are exhausted but enthusiastic after the Bank Holiday weekend, writes Alec Thraves, Swansea Socialist Party
2 May 2011
Having been prevented from organising their own May Day event, activists of the socialist "Kazakhstan 2012" movement and Socialist Resistance Kazakhstan (the CWI in Kazakhstan) decided to participate in the official event...
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