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28 September 2016
A damning study by the Yong Women's Trust has found that 18 to 30 year olds are living in a "suspended adulthood" due to a combination of lack of work and low pay.
24 September 2016
The IMF now calls for state intervention to stimulate the ailing global economy. And many on the left also propose Keynesian-style policies. So, would the IMF welcome a Corbyn-led government in Britain?
24 August 2016
There has been a lost decade for wage growth. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show the income of working households is down £400 a year on pre-2008 levels.
10 August 2016
The banksters are at it again. Despite huge public anger at their role in the financial crisis of 2007-8 it seems no lessons have been learned. A new report warns that "we're sailing blindly into a second global financial crisis."
27 July 2016
Europe - Britain in particular - is now at the forefront of political developments. Because of the 'weight' of British capitalism, Brexit represents a giant boulder dropped into a lake.
13 July 2016
George Osborne successfully pressured US prosecutors not to press criminal charges against London-based bank HSBC in 2012. A US Congress committee report on 11 July made the revelation
15 June 2016
As we approach voting day for the EU referendum, panic has set in for the establishment and 'project fear' has been stepped up. The official campaigns on both sides have bandied about arguments full of lies and misrepresentations. We answer three key questions: Does the EU build international solidarity? Does the EU defend workers' rights? Does the EU keep the peace?
15 June 2016
Unions have joined forces with bosses at telecom firm BT to influence workers to vote Remain. Unions lining up with the very people they exist to combat only weakens them, whatever their position on the EU.
18 May 2016
Remain or Leave, workers must fight for socialist change: 'Every household will lose £4,300 a year,' proclaim Cameron and Osborne to spread fear and increase the chance of a Remain vote in the EU referendum
20 April 2016
Nationalisation is back on the agenda. The crisis surrounding Tata steel has demonstrated that the market cannot secure the future of the industries vital for the economy. Nor can it provide the jobs that that communities rely upon.
30 March 2016
Tax avoidance has been in the headlines lately, provoking renewed calls to tax the rich and big business
23 March 2016
A serious, thoughtful, optimistic and lively national congress of the Socialist Party took place on 19-21 March.
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.
17 March 2016
Tax gifts for the rich; new economic crisis looming. Few will have expected much from the government in Wednesday's budget to benefit them. Coordinated action can turn this around.
16 March 2016
Tory Chancellor George Osborne is introducing yet more severe spending cuts. Osborne justifies this new savagery because of a faltering economy.
9 March 2016
The majority of trade unions support the idea of a so-called 'social Europe', but have often opposed, at least on paper, the reality of EU policies
2 March 2016
Tory Chancellor George Osborne is planning more cuts to achieve a budget surplus after admitting that the UK economy is faltering
24 February 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Bookies make millions from gambling addicts; bankster gamblers still unpunished.
17 February 2016
The Socialist Party in Ireland is participating as part of the Anti Austerity Alliance in the general election to be held on 26 February
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