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13 December 2017
Committee for a Workers' International document: The world crisis of capitalism - despite the surface impression of 'recovery' - has only got worse since the meeting of last year's IEC.
22 November 2017
The feared surge in global warming gases in 2016 has been confirmed - researchers found the highest atmospheric carbon dioxide levels in 800,000 years
6 September 2017
Is global warming worsening events such as the monsoon floods in Northern India and Bangladesh and Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf of Mexico?
9 August 2017
Is capitalism reproducing the same conditions that led to the 2007-08 financial crash? In two introductory articles, Ross Saunders looks at the rickety global financial order and Ian Groeber points to the recent Italian bank bailouts to show how the working class continues to pick up the tab for the capitalists' failures.
10 May 2017
Corbyn must campaign on emergency measures to phase out diesels: The May government's proposals are vague and toothless, just a cynical attempt to avoid the subject while the election campaign is going on
5 April 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including top bosses' wages, luxury goods and licence fees.
23 November 2016
Trump's opposition to the already-insufficient Paris Agreement will allow other major polluters like China even more room to ignore it.
25 May 2016
Capitalism equals environmental destruction: On the evening of 3 May the entire 94,000 population of Fort McMurray was ordered to leave as an out-of-control wildfire swept towards it.
20 April 2016
Panama papers: Poverty charity Oxfam has detailed yet more of the capitalists' obscene hypocrisy. Its latest report exposes the lie that capitalism is an effective system for allocating global resources.
13 April 2016
The last Fifa corruption revelations were hardly out of the headlines when a new scandal has struck the damaged organisation - this time from the Panama Papers.
23 March 2016
A serious, thoughtful, optimistic and lively national congress of the Socialist Party took place on 19-21 March.
3 February 2016
Every year the global capitalist elite meet at the World Economic Forum held at Davos. This year, the prevailing mood was anxiety, the keynote pessimism. They fear the world economy is heading for a storm.
20 January 2016
Global financial markets started 2016 with a bang! A reprise of last summer's chaotic falls on China's stock markets triggered panic selling of shares, commodities and currencies around the world
20 December 2015
An historic "turning point for the world". This is how US President Barack Obama and other top politicians referred to the 31-page climate agreement adopted by 196 governments in Paris.
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
9 December 2015
While the world's capitalist politicians in Paris prevaricate over measures to halt global warming, people from Carlisle in Cumbria to Chennai in India are suffering from extreme weather
25 November 2015
The climate summit in Paris meets as evidence continues to grow of the threat of global warming.
18 November 2015
In a dramatic move, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF - the world's governing sports body) has provisionally suspended the Russian athletics federation. This follows a damning report by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) accusing the Russians of "state-sponsored doping".
21 October 2015
Redcar steel plant to close after a century of production, raw material prices collapsing, China's economy slowing, the ongoing euro crisis...
25 August 2015
More than $5 trillion has been wiped off global stock markets in the two weeks since the Chinese devaluation
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