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7 September 2016
Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff was removed from office on 31 August, having been found guilty of manipulating government accounts. The impeachment amounts to a constitutional coup by the capitalist class gathered around Michel Temer - whose party PMDB, like Rousseff's PT, is also mired in corruption.
24 August 2016
The Tories have handed the contract for the government's Equality Advisory and Support Service discrimination helpline to notorious privatisers G4S.
24 August 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. SDP splitters, no to nukes, Brexit's bullying bosses, mammoth pay, PLP panic.
27 July 2016
On 22 July Sheffield's first Black Lives Matter demo took place
6 July 2016
A terrorist attack, presumed to have been carried out by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis), killed at least 43 people and injured 239 others at the Istanbul Atatürk airport on 28 June.
29 June 2016
The appalling racist abuse and physical attacks reported since the EU referendum must be condemned and opposed.
15 June 2016
The Socialist Inbox: Letters to the Socialist's editors. European Union membership referendum special.
15 June 2016
Individual abusers must be dealt with. But recent incidents also show systemic failures that the increasingly under-resourced and privatised criminal justice system is incapable of addressing.
27 May 2016
Protesters from Campaign Kazakhstan and the Socialist Party delivered a letter to the Kazakhstan embassy in London condemning the actions of the Nazarbeyev regime
25 May 2016
Hundreds and thousands of people - young and old - set out to join countrywide protests on 21 May against Kazakhstan's vicious Nazarbayev regime. They were met with an enormous police operation to prevent them reaching the squares for the demonstrations. But, "the people have awoken!" as one campaigner put it.
11 May 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. End Labour witch hunts; Khan bus-ted; lessons Leicester FC's victory; Israel fail; Brum bailiffs.
11 May 2016
Blacklisted workers have won millions of pounds in compensation after a long-running legal battle finally ended in victory. The total figure for compensation paid out by the blacklisting firms is estimated at £50 million with an additional £200 million worth of legal costs.
29 April 2016
The recent verdict of the inquests into the Hillsborough football stadium disaster of 1989, which killed 96 people vindicates the 27-year campaign for the truth, which battled against establishment lies and slurs on the victims. Tony Mulhearn, who was an anti-cuts, socialist city councillor in Liverpool from 1984 to 1987, responds.
20 April 2016
Lawyers acting for police have argued that significant parts of an inquiry into infiltration by undercover police of political groups since 1968 should be held in secret.
16 March 2016
After reading Amalia's article on mental illness (see socialistparty.org.uk, 'Mental health: my battle for the help I needed'), I tried really hard to put my own story down on paper, writes James Collett, Gloucestershire Socialist Party.
9 March 2016
The movie Trumbo tells the story of the 151 US film industry stars who were blacklisted for alleged communist sympathies. Specifically the 'Hollywood Ten' whose fame and wealth didn't stop them being jailed by the House Un-American Activities Committee.
2 March 2016
A horror is being perpetrated on Kurdish people in south east Turkey. Since summer 2015, the Turkish government has declared curfews in seven provinces, enforced by tanks and heavy artillery. There have been hundreds of deaths and arrests, and a massacre in the town of Cizre.
17 February 2016
The Tories plan to prevent councils - and possibly student unions - democratically boycotting human rights abusers
10 February 2016
Justice Secretary Michael Gove has made a complete u-turn on cuts to legal aid at the end of January.
27 January 2016
The editorial of the Socialist: Increasingly the government's 'Prevent' strategy is facing protest. It is just one example of the Tory's government's accelerating racism and attacks on civil liberties.
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