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3 April 2013
Niall Mulholland spoke with Athina Kariati from New Internationalist Left (CWI in Cyprus) about Cyprus's deal with the Troika, what it will mean for working people and what is the socialist solution to the crisis
27 February 2013
The Italian election on 24 and 25 February was long-expected to end in a stalemate, but the closeness of the votes and the possibility of a temporary coalition and another election soon have caused big falls on stock markets around the world...
20 September 2012
For an article on Mario Draghi's announcement that the European Central Bank will embark on the unlimited buying of eurozone bonds to support debtor governments like Spain and Italy, and other recent developments
20 June 2012
Clear socialist programme for struggle needed: The outcome of the elections in Greece has left the majority of the population with mixed feelings. On the one hand, there is the victory of the right-wing New Democracy...
13 June 2012
As on a rickety rollercoaster, the euro train could shoot off the rails at any moment. Will it be triggered by the soaring loop of the Spanish banking crisis? Or the crazy corkscrew of the Greek crisis...
23 May 2012
In Britain, as in every country of Europe, millions of working people are following events in Greece with baited breath, inspired by the defiance of the Greek population
16 May 2012
Voters - not only in Greece but also in the recent French presidential elections, the German regional elections, in Italy's local elections and indeed in the UK - have punished the ruling parties for making the working and middle classes pay for the failure of the capitalist profit system
9 May 2012
Rejection of austerity in Eurozone's second biggest economy: Sarkozy's downfall, alongside the crushing defeat of the pro-austerity parties in Greece, was a real turning point, writes Robert Bechert, Committee for a Workers' International (CWI).
1 February 2012
As the capitalist politicians arrived in Brussels for the 30 January EU summit they were met with a clear and determined message from the Belgian working class - a magnificent 24 hour general strike - the first in the country for nearly 20 years - in defiance of the summit's austerity agenda...
4 January 2012
In this special new year feature, Peter Taaffe looks back at 2011, a year of crisis, struggle and revolution. This article is based on a statement prepared for the Committee for a Workers' International, the world socialist organisation to which the Socialist Party is affiliated.
7 December 2011
Socialist Party editorial As we go to press crisis meetings are taking place across Europe - the countdown to "save" the euro and possibly even the European Union...
23 November 2011
Europe in turmoil, a socialist analysis, 18 June 2005: The capitalist leaders of the European Union are incapable of resolving the ever deepening sovereign debt crisis afflicting many countries in Europe today...
26 October 2011
The leaders of the European Union (EU) are desperate for a way out of the crisis in the eurozone. Political quarrels between different capitalist politicians have caused a decision on the eurozone's next...
12 October 2011
Banks continue to demand government bailouts; an ever-deepening sovereign debt crisis in Europe and the USA; mass unemployment and cuts in services on a level not seen since the 1930s; a widening gulf between rich and poor....
22 June 2011
Workers resist Pasok's savage cuts and privatisation programme: Greece's deepening sovereign debt crisis is threatening to destroy the eurozone and trigger a worldwide banking collapse, according to the International Monetary Fund...
9 September 2010
ON 7 August, Russian CWI activist, Igor Yasin, and two other CWI members, were brutally attacked by thugs following a peaceful protest in Moscow over the proposed construction of a major new road through Khimkinsky forest, part of Moscow's green belt, writes Igor Yasin, Moscow.
16 June 2010
Feature On a visit to Greece at the start of June, Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, attended a meeting of the central committee of Xekinima, the Greek section of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI)...
26 May 2010
Editorial: The Tory/Lib Dem government's first £6.2 billion of cuts, piles on top of £12 billion of the previous Labour government's cuts that are being implemented this year...
12 May 2010
ON THURSDAY 5 May, workers across Greece took part in a huge general strike in angry opposition to a new austerity cuts package. Press statement issued by Xekinima (the Socialist Party's counterpart in Greece)...
27 April 2010
PUBLIC SECTOR workers in Greece staged another strike last Friday against the savage austerity measures being imposed on workers by the beleaguered Pasok government...
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