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1 May 2013
Time for plan S: Changes to the benefit system and recent welfare reforms are forcing a growing number of people to use food banks...
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 March 2013
The eurozone crisis has dramatically intensified. Events in Cyprus have blown away the optimism of the European ruling classes in recent months that they had resolved 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...
30 January 2013
With the economy again sinking and likewise the Tories' hopes of returning to power in 2015, Prime Minister David Cameron has turned to the issue of Europe to try to take votes from UKIP and improve Tory fortunes
3 October 2012
Huge response to general strike in Greece: The Greek working class has put up an incredible struggle against the vicious austerity measures raining down on them...
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
25 July 2012
Workers' organisations must build for a 48-hour general strike: Like the wildfires that are ripping across the mountains of Catalonia, 'Spanic' is spreading around the world's financial markets, writes Hannah Sell
20 June 2012
The government is desperate. Its economic policies have failed, and worse than that, it is clear they are compounding the economic malaise. Austerity is destroying demand in the economy
20 June 2012
Wealthy rats are leaping from the sinking ships. As the eurozone lurches from crisis to crisis, the rich and the super-rich in Greece, Spain, Italy and even France and Germany are transferring their wealth...
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
9 May 2012
Following the recent elections in Greece, which saw two out of three voters vote against pro-austerity parties and a big swing to left parties, Niall Mulholland spoke to Andros Payiatsos, from Xekinima (CWI in Greece)
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...
28 November 2011
The Eurozone is at a tipping point. EU leaders are in disarray and have no clear strategy for resolving the crisis.
Fragmentation of the Eurozone could trigger another deep financial crisis and global economic downturn. Lynn Walsh, Editor, Socialism Today, monthly magazine of the Socialist Party, analyses the crisis.
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...
16 November 2011
The deepening eurozone crisis has claimed another government with the departure of Italy's prime minister Silvio Berlusconi...
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