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11 April 2016
The community occupation of Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London, ended proudly and defiantly on 9 April. Over a thousand local residents and workers marched in protest - including a rebel Labour councillor. But the fight to save this and three other libraries is not over.
4 April 2016
Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London, is under community occupation. The borough's Labour council closed it on 31 March to begin transforming it into yet another gym.
23 March 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Teachers strike again in Scotland, Lambeth library workers walk out against closures, 250 jobs to go at the Guardian newspaper.
25 November 2015
While Cameron's plan to bombard Isis can weaken it, it cannot remove it completely; and extending Britain's military action from Iraq to Syria will make terrorist attacks on British targets more likely.
25 November 2015
Library workers in Lambeth, south London, shocked Labour's cuts councillors with a lightning strike on 18 November.
18 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Secure hospital strike, sacked university rep reinstated, defend victimised CWU reps.
29 October 2015
This has been the deadliest month in the national conflict since the war on Gaza in summer 2014.
29 October 2015
Five years ago, Britain's streets erupted in mass student protests. Now, as thousands are again preparing to march in defence of education, the shadow of 2010 looms large.
14 October 2015
After four and a half long, bloody years of civil war in Syria - with over a quarter of a million dead and eleven million displaced - there is still no end in sight
19 August 2015
25 years since invasion of Kuwait: 25 years ago, Saddam Hussein's Iraq invaded neighbouring Kuwait. Western powers responded with a build-up of forces that led to the Gulf War the next year.
1 July 2015
Students graduating from university this year will be the first generation that faced £9,000 a year tuition fees over their three years. The Socialist Party campaigns for all fees to be scrapped.
13 May 2015
Students have twice occupied the Library of Birmingham to protest shortening opening hours and library closures across the city, writes James Brackley.
1 April 2015
Students across London have been occupying universities, demanding free education and improvements to services. Members of Socialist Students and the Socialist Party have been supporting the movement
3 December 2014
University of Manchester students have been in occupation after a free education march and rally attended by around 100 students, where Socialist Students activist Tom Simpson spoke from the platform, writes By a Socialist Students member at UoM.
19 November 2014
The July-August brutal war on Gaza resulted in the slaughter of 2,200 residents. Since then the Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank and annexed East Jerusalem have refused to return to 'normal' life under the occupation
12 November 2014
British combat troops were finally pulled out of Camp Bastion on 27 October
8 October 2014
As we go to press the official leaders of the mass movement in Hong Kong seem to have mistakenly called for the protests to end
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
2 June 2014
Community campaigners occupied Rhydyfelin library on 31 May in protest at its closure. Four of them chained themselves to the bookshelves
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