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16 November 2016
Urgent need to transform Labour into a party of the working class: Trump's election as US president contains lessons for the left internationally.
9 November 2016
The decision of the High Court that the government must allow Parliament a say in the issue of Brexit is a bombshell with wide, and perhaps even unforeseen, effects. It could lead to a general election next year which in turn will widen even further the endemic splits within the Tory Party. As shown by the resignation of Tory MP Stephen Phillips over the government's handling of Brexit and of Zac Goldsmith over the third runway at Heathrow, these splits are already of Grand Canyon proportions!
26 October 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors including the Ched Evans case, Marmite brexit, NHS 'savings' and homelessness.
12 October 2016
Fight for a socialist, internationalist exit: The Brexit vote was a democratic uprising - a rejection by millions of working class people of the establishment.
28 September 2016
Many Corbyn supporters hope Labour can unify around an anti-austerity programme to defeat the Tories. It was soon clear, however, that the right won't accept the democratic will of Labour Party members.
15 August 2016
Jeremy Corbyn appears to be on course to be re-elected as Labour leader. But the bitter right-wing struggle against him shows there can be no compromise with the representatives of capitalism in Labour.
13 July 2016
The results of the 26 June re-run general elections in Spain were without doubt very disappointing for many activists, and for broad layers of workers and youth. All opinion polls pointed to the much-coveted 'sorpasso' - ie the alternative left overtaking the ex-social democratic PSOE as the main opposition to the right-wing PP (People's Party).
13 July 2016
The new Tory PM, Theresa May, was hastily chosen by only 0.0004% of the electorate on Monday 11 July.
6 July 2016
4,000 in Liverpool, 1,000 in Manchester, 800 in Leeds, thousands in London ... People have taken to the streets to support Jeremy Corbyn and express anger towards the MPs who are trying to force him to resign
22 June 2016
Whatever the referendum result, working and middle class people will still have to fight austerity cuts to our living standards and privatisation of our public services.
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.
1 June 2016
Disgruntled Labour right wingers are producing a new pamphlet trying to explain why they lost the 2015 general election.
1 June 2016
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, speaking on the Marr show on BBC television said that people on the left who argue for a Brexit by saying it will shatter the Tories are being 'petty'
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.
27 April 2016
Together we can defeat them! We are in a war against this Tory austerity government. The first task in a war is to assess the strength on both sides. On any account the Tories are weak - elected by less than one in four eligible voters.
27 April 2016
Why we need A new party of the 99%: The 'Battle of New York' has served only to further expose what millions of people in the US are becoming painfully aware of - the Democratic Party primary is rigged in favour of the establishment.
1 March 2016
Establishment parties in crisis, as a new Left rises: A deep class anger at the government's austerity, especially at the Labour Party's betrayal of working people, saw voters inflict a humiliating defeat on Fine Gael and the Labour Party
24 February 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. A Marxist view of Modi's Hindutva in India; Irish election final push; Taiwan socialist conference.
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
10 February 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. Irish general election, South Africa outsourcing victory and campaigning for workers' rights in Taiwan
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