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19 November 2014
When Nigeria is mentioned in the British press it is usually to report the horrors of Boko Haram’s latest terrorist attack or the - at least for now - successful battle against Ebola. However, there is another side to Nigeria - the magnificent history of struggle by the working class
12 November 2014
British combat troops were finally pulled out of Camp Bastion on 27 October
8 October 2014
Fight for democratic workers' defence and Kurdish self-determination: The plight of Kurds and others in Kobane in Syria, besieged by the Islamic State, fills people with horror
1 October 2014
The brutal bombing onslaught led by US imperialism on 'Islamic State' held parts of Iraq and Syria is pouring more fuel on the fires of civil war. Abhorrence is felt by people across the globe at reports of Islamic State killings. But the air attacks will solve nothing
15 August 2014
Iraqis and Kurds must not trust imperialist 'helpers': Millions of working people around the world have been shocked at the rapid advance of the extreme religious fundamentalists of ISIS
31 July 2014
One hundred years ago World War One began, unleashing slaughter on an unprecedented scale. It was dubbed the 'Great War', the 'war to end wars'. For the ten million killed and more than ten million seriously injured it was certainly not great.
25 June 2014
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) continues making territorial gains, controlling much of western Iraq along the border with Syria and has captured Iraq's largest oil refinery
17 June 2014
At the time of Bush and Blair's catastrophic and criminal invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Socialist Party warned it could lead to the break-up of Iraq and terrible sectarian war that is now being played out in front of the eyes of the world
13 March 2014
House clearing recently, I found a will written by hand by my grandfather dated 28 June 1916, three days before the Battle of the Somme, writes Pete Watson.
6 December 2013
The worldwide tsunami of responses to Mandela's death reflects the almost universal disgust at the system of apartheid
11 September 2013
The bloody coup against the Popular Unity government - lessons for workers' struggles today: In Chile on 11 September 1973 a bloody coup, led by general Pinochet and backed by the US administration, overthrew Allende's government
3 September 2013
"I get it." Through gritted teeth Tory Prime Minister David Cameron acknowledged an historic defeat. MPs had just voted by a margin of 13 to oppose British participation in a military intervention in Syria
10 April 2013
The escalation of fear and tension on the Korean peninsula, and far beyond, is not without justification, writes Clare Doyle
20 March 2013
Imperialism's bloody legacy: Ten years ago, under the banner, 'Operation Iraqi Freedom', the US-led 'coalition of the willing' attacked Iraq
26 September 2012
The Afghanistan war has been a "pointless waste of lives and not worth the billions of pounds it has cost since it started eleven years ago" think 78% of the people in a new poll by the Mirror
29 August 2012
Editorial comment from Offensiv, weekly paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)...
8 August 2012
Syria's agony continues unabated. Across the country there are indiscriminate attacks by the Assad regime forces and their militias, bloody sectarian reprisals by the armed opposition, refugee floods and humanitarian disasters.
25 April 2012
Shrieks of protest have been unleashed against the partial nationalisation of YPF, the Argentinean subsidiary of the Spanish petrol multinational Repsol, writes Tony Saunois CWI.
1 November 2011
A recent trip to Cuba reminded me that it is a land of contrasts, writes Tony Mulhearn. Magnificent beaches, luxurious resorts and hotels, contrasted by poor wages, poor housing and, particularly in Havana, evidence of neglect and poverty
26 October 2011
Independent action by Libyan workers, youth and poor vital to prevent revolution's derailment: While the defeat of the last major forces defending Gaddafi's dictatorial and increasingly megalomaniac regime was widely welcomed, the way in which it fell means that clouds now hang over the future of the Libyan revolution, writes Robert Bechert.
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