Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
15 August 2017
The vicious white nationalist violence in Charlottesville and across the US has acted as a collective wake-up call
9 August 2017
On 29 July Socialist Party members found out that remnants of the north east's divided far-right organisations were planning a demonstration in Newcastle city centre
6 June 2017
The far right was once again completely humiliated in Liverpool on 3 June
26 April 2017
French presidential election: Macron and Le Pen reach second round. Statement from Gauche Révolutionnaire, CWI in France.
12 April 2017
Old political elite discredited: In the forthcoming French presidential election Jean-Luc Mélenchon is closing the gap on the three frontrunners.
5 April 2017
Talk of Britain 'going to war' with Spain, EU politicians telling each other not to 'lose their cool' - can all seem surreal. The chaos shows that there is no cohesive approach to Brexit within the British or European ruling classes
5 April 2017
It was difficult to tell, peering through the massive police protection they require in order to show their faces in public. But it looked like a motley crew of not much more than 100 mustered for the 1 April Britain First/EDL march in central London.
29 March 2017
In the wake of the horrific Westminster terrorist attack, far-right groups are attempting to divide communities by stepping up their scapegoating of Muslims.
8 March 2017
I first heard about socialism from my mum when I was about 7 or 8. I remember being in the car and she had a Billy Bragg album playing. The Red Flag was on it and I asked her what it was about and what it meant and she sort of explained what socialism was.
1 March 2017
This event is an example of why it's always important to contest the presence of the far right: especially when they threaten to spread hate on university campuses
7 December 2016
Austria's far-right Freedom Party presidential candidate Norbert Hofer failed to win the re-run election against former Green leader Alexander Van der Bellen.
9 November 2016
A handful of fascists from nearby Bishop Auckland had invited Nazi groups from across the UK to march in Darlington on 5 November. They were confronted by 200 local people.
7 October 2016
Twelve Asian men are in court on charges relating to an incident during a far-right demonstration in 2015
28 September 2016
Socialist Party members from Tyneside defied an outrageous ban imposed by Newcastle Unites (NU) to join a counter-demo against the far-right English Defence league on 24 September. With our Socialist Party banner and placards held high we were the most distinct group on the march.
31 August 2016
International outrage has resulted from the decision of over 20 town mayors in the south of France to ban from beaches the wearing of 'burkini' swimsuits, on the grounds of 'inciting terrorism' and 'threatening public safety'. Despite a court decree rejecting the ban as unconstitutional, the mayors say they will ignore the ruling. Judy Beishon reports on how the issue has become the focus of an ugly backlash to the recent terrorist attacks in France.
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.
21 June 2016
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21 June 2016
Following the terrible and shocking murder of MP Jo Cox in West Yorkshire, questions have been asked about the role played by racist propaganda during the EU referendum campaign. Her attacker, Thomas Mair, when asked for his name in court, said "death to traitors, freedom for Britain".
16 June 2016
A Brexit vote, and Cameron's subsequent resignation, would lift the confidence of many workers who would rightly feel they had landed a serious blow on the opposition. At the same time it would be a serious defeat for the capitalist class.
25 May 2016
In the run-off second round election for Austria's presidency, Alexander Van der Bellen from the Green Party narrowly defeated Norbert Hofer, the candidate of the far-right Freedom Party.
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