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27 November 2013
Despite capitalist 'experts' predicting that the world economy would by now be experiencing 'escape velocity', capitalism is still in deep crisis. And Europe is most acutely affected, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
30 October 2013
Widespread anger greeted the news that the US security services and those of its closest allies, particularly Britain, have been spying both on their supposed allies and tens of millions of ordinary people around the world.
14 January 2013
Despite the constant intoning of support for the 'united front' tactic, the Socialist Workers Party has misapplied this idea and burnt its fingers...
29 February 2012
Thousands of young people across Europe have joined protests against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), writes Sebastian Kugler, SLP (CWI in Austria) and Michael KoschitzkiSAV (CWI Germany).
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...
30 November 2011
Striking health facility workers in Berlin, Germany, have sent the following solidarity message to public sector trade unionists in Britain
13 September 2011
Charité Facility Management (CFM) workers in Germany's capital Berlin started a strike on Monday 12th September. Their main demand is to win a collective bargaining agreement...
1 May 2011
Members of the Committee for a Workers International (CWI) in SAV - Sozialistische Alternative - are supporting a struggle by workers at the largest university teaching hospital in Berlin - Charité...
30 March 2011
Pay squeeze Average take home pay is lower today than in 2004, according the BBC's Panorama TV programme - The Big Squeeze - shown on 28 March. It reckoned that the average worker takes home £1,088 a year less than two years ago after adjusted for inflation.
15 December 2010
The tenth world congress of the socialist international to which the Socialist Party is affiliated, the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), took place in Belgium between 1 and 9 December...
4 August 2010
ON 24 July, 21 people died in the horrific stampede at the Love Parade festival in the German city of Duisburg...
21 April 2010
Attic Theatre Co: ROUND THE corner from the London 2012 Olympics site, the play "1936" opened at the Arcola Theatre, Dalston...
11 November 2009
THOUSANDS OF General Motors (GM) car workers walked out across Germany on 5 November after the company pulled out of the sale of Opel/Vauxhall to Magna-Sberbank, the Austrian/Canadian/Russian consortium, writes Stephan Kimmerle, Committee for a Workers' International (CWI).
30 September 2009
The general election in Germany on 27 September has seen the end of the conservative 'grand coalition' of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Social Democrat Party (SDP), writes Sascha Stanicic SAV (CWI in Germany) Berlin.
29 July 2009
Committee for a Workers' International: The annual summer school of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) took place in Belgium during the week 12 to 17 July. Over 350 CWI members - many of them young people - came together from CWI sections worldwide to discuss the world economic crisis, the political situation in many countries, and workers' struggles across the globe.
9 June 2009
Last week's European elections gave a snapshot, albeit often distorted by low turnouts, of the continent's anxious mood and the distrust, if not hostility, to most governments...
5 June 2009
THE NORTH Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) marked 60 years of its existence at the start of April in Strasbourg, France...
6 May 2009
May Day in Germany saw more than 400 local trade union rallies but also a number of big anti-fascist mobilisations against Nazi marches, and some far left 'revolutionary' demonstrations, writes Sascha Stanicic.
28 January 2009
Historical feature: NINETY YEARS ago this month the German workers rose in the 'Spartacist uprising' - a turning point in the German revolution of 1917-1923 which led to the tragic deaths of revolutionary socialist leaders Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht...
28 January 2009
Film review: This thought-provoking film is about teenage passion meeting with Germany's Nazi past. It centres on Michael Berg, a successful lawyer, whose life becomes involved with a brutal SS concentration camp...
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