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16 April 2014
To anyone outside the Westminster bubble it seems incredible that David Cameron believed he could save the career of Tory ex-cabinet minister Maria Miller by offering her 'warm support'
9 April 2014
Maria Miller resigns at last: With memories of duck-houses lingering in our minds, we didn't need another expenses scandal to remind us of the rottenness at the top of society, writes Dave Nellist
19 March 2014
Crimea's 16 March referendum saw an overwhelming majority vote in favour of joining Russia. According to the claimed official result, 96.77% voted 'for' integration and turnout was 83.1%
13 March 2014
It is rare, if it happens at all, that those of us on the left attend protests and demonstrations with Tory party grandees among the speakers...
26 February 2014
The latest developments in the Ukraine saw the dramatic overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovich and his flight from Kiev, writes Niall Mulholland.
4 September 2013
People broke into spontaneous applause as anti-war protesters marched into Trafalgar Square on Saturday, writes Paula Mitchell.
5 June 2013
Thirty years ago, on 9 June 1983, the gloom cast by Thatcher's re-election as Tory prime minister was partly offset by the election of two campaigning supporters of the Socialist's predecessor Militant, Dave Nellist and Terry Fields, as Labour MPs.
13 May 2013
Up to 300 security staff at the Houses of Parliament in the PCS union will strike on 14 May over imposed shift patterns...
11 July 2012
"The House of Lords is an unbelievably undemocratic institution" and an "appalling system of institutionalised corruption", writes Ken Douglas.
16 May 2012
On the day of the Queen's speech, I was on my way to a London demo of Remploy workers. But in Whitehall there was a phalanx of police officers armed with Heckler-Koch assault weapons.
2 May 2012
The Tamil Solidarity meeting - Way Forward for the Eelam Struggle: what's the Role of the Diaspora? - was a great success. The headline speaker was Paul Murphy, Socialist Party Ireland Member of the European...
19 January 2012
The POA are delighted that the European Court of Human Rights have accepted the Union's application for restoration of Trade Union Rights, writes Steve Gillan General Secretary of the POA stated:.
11 January 2012
Feast like an MP: When was the last time you had seared breast of pigeon with aubergine purée and spiced couscous? How about risotto of pea and broad bean with Golden Cross goat's cheese? Well that's the kind of cuisine...
7 December 2011
The squeamish should look away now. With 'Murdochgate' ongoing, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has exposed further rotten sleaze at the top of government with claims from Bell Pottinger, a 'lobbying'...
12 August 2011
Swansea West Labour MP, Geraint Davies commenting on the rioting in Croydon, an area he used to represent in parliament, stated: "...it is clear what we have seen is just opportunist criminality."...
30 June 2011
More reports added on 5 July (to top of list). "We need other unions, all the public sector, to come out together"
8 June 2011
Tamil representatives, solidarity and human rights campaigns and individual activists converged on the European parliament on Wednesday 1 June, writes Manny Thain, Tamil Solidarity national secretary.
9 March 2011
There was a predictably low turnout in the referendum for more law-making powers for the Welsh Assembly, but the result shows a significant support for devolution just as the cuts from Westminster come crashing into Wales, writes Dave Reid.
16 February 2011
Following the dramatic overthrow of both the Tunisian and Egyptian dictators, protest movements have spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa as the working and poor masses seek to remove repressive regimes...
26 January 2011
After the economic collapse of the so-called 'Celtic Tiger' economy, Ireland is spiralling into social and political disintegration. The Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) will stand candidates in the coming elections as a key part of the United Left Alliance (ULA).
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