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14 November 2012
Prepare to fight the bipartisan policies of the '1%': Tens of millions of people breathed an enormous sigh of relief upon hearing that Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan wouldn't be entering the White House
7 November 2012
End the era of 'disaster capitalism': The gigantic 'Frankenstorm' hurricane Sandy has put thousands out of their homes, left millions without power, and claimed more than 100 lives across north eastern USA...
17 October 2012
October has seen a tightening of the US presidential race. The Republican candidate Mitt Romney has gained support by exploiting the deep disappointment with Barack Obama
16 May 2012
More attacks on workers and their rights: This year's Queen's Speech has been dismissed by press commentators as 'lacking in substance'. But that doesn't mean it doesn't contain some more poison for workers.
16 November 2011
Riot police in the USA attacked, arrested and evicted people from the anti-capitalist camps in New York, Portland and in Oakland, California...
12 October 2011
We are fighting back! Bryan Koulouris of Socialist Alternative, CWI in the US, spoke to the Socialist about the Occupy Wall Street movement which has been spreading across hundreds of towns and cities in the US
3 August 2011
The price of capitalist failure: Governments in Europe and the US are making working class people pay for the crisis caused by the bankers and the capitalist system.
The Greek bailout, welcomed by the European ruling classes, will do nothing for the Greek masses
24 March 2011
The arrival of Barack Obama in Brazil was marked by the political arrest of 13 Brazilians who were protesting against his presence in the country...
9 February 2011
NHS cuts: The Con-Dem government's latest disastrous reforms to the National Health Service come on top of at least £20 billion of 'efficiency savings' ie cuts, that health managers have been told to implement by 2014...
11 November 2010
THE US 2010 mid-term elections revealed the deepening instability of the two-party system and capitalism, writes Philip Locker, Socialist Alternative, USA.
3 November 2010
As The Socialist goes to print, US electors will be voting in their mid-term congressional elections...
30 June 2010
What we think: The G20 meeting in Toronto of the leaders of the main capitalist governments of the world demonstrated a complete incapacity to solve the huge problems that confront us, particularly those hardest-hit - the poor and the working class - by the economic crisis...
23 June 2010
JUST HOURS after agreeing a $20 billion compensation deal with US President Obama over the oil spill, oil giant BP again had to apologise, this time for BP chairman Svanberg's claim that the $240 billion multinational cares about "the small people", writes Hugh Caffrey.
Birds killed as a result of oil from the Exxon Valdez spill, photo Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.
16 June 2010
AN ESTIMATED 40,000 barrels (1.7 million gallons) of oil a day may have been gushing out from the BP leased Deepwater Horizon oil rig since it blew up and sank in the Gulf of Mexico on 20 April - a doubling of earlier estimates...
9 June 2010
IT IS still difficult to assess the scale of the disaster that followed the explosion on the BP oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on 22 April, which killed eleven workers, writes Pete Dickenson.
9 June 2010
THE DEEPWATER Horizon disaster provoked condemnation from Barack Obama who accused it of "nickel and diming" Louisiana residents while paying out billions of dollars to BP shareholders, writes Ken Douglas.
2 June 2010
Israel/Palestine: "An act of piracy in international waters": www.socialistworld.net, website of the committee for a workers' international, CWI 01/06/2010...
7 April 2010
Lacking reserve: 'DRILL BABY, drill' was the clarion call of oil hungry Republicans during the last US presidential election...
24 March 2010
AFTER MUCH horse trading Barack Obama's heavily diluted healthcare bill was passed by the US House of Rep-resentatives by 219 to 212 votes...
27 January 2010
Editorial: "If these folks want a fight, it's a fight I'm ready to have," were the stirring words of US president Barack Obama when he announced plans to curb the major US banks...
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