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19 January 2011
Local groups, trade unionists and anti-cuts campaigns who want to stand candidates in the forthcoming local elections, elections to the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly under the TUSC banner are invited to a conference on 22 January, 3.30pm-6.00pm...
12 January 2011
Local groups, trade unionists and anti-cuts campaigns who want to stand candidates in the forthcoming local elections, elections to the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly under the TUSC banner are invited to a conference on 22 January...
15 December 2010
ON 20 October I phoned my daughter to nudge her to participate in the London comprehensive spending review protests, writes a local government worker.
10 December 2010
9th December 2010: what the students said
3 December 2010
Press release from the National Shop Stewards Network Inspired by the tremendous struggle of young people, and recognising that the vote in parliament could be a watershed, the National Shop Stewards Network banner will be on the mass demo on 9th December...
22 September 2010
EIGHTH SEPTEMBER 2010 will be marked as a 'Black Day' in the history of the capitalist democratic system in Sri Lanka, writes Siritunga Jayasuriya, United Socialist Party (CWI, Sri Lanka).
17 March 2010
Interview with Skúli Jón Kristinsson, CWI Iceland We have seen recently some angry protests and demonstrations on the streets of Reykjavik. What is this "parliament of the street"?...
10 March 2010
AROUND 400 protesters gathered for a counter-demonstration to the far-right English Defence League's (EDL) march from the Tate Britain to Parliament Square, London, on 5 March, writes Paul Callanan.
5 March 2010
Updated 3.41pm: Peaceful anti-racist protestors and passers-by arrested outside parliament: Twenty people were arrested by the police outside the houses of parliament. They were detained in St James Gardens by the police for no reason, in a clampdown on democratic rights, but have now been released.
17 February 2010
CANADA HAS been without a working parliament since 25 January, after the Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper, prorogued (suspended) parliament until 3 March, writes Clare Hudson, Socialist Alternative, British Columbia, Canada.
9 December 2009
THE SCOTTISH National Party (SNP) government in Scotland marked St Andrew's day - 30 November - by presenting a 'white paper' which sets out its case for a fully independent Scotland, writes Philip Stott, International Socialists, CWI Scotland.
5 December 2009
AFTER THE 1997 election Tony Blair told new Labour MPs still basking in the glory of victory that they were in parliament to carry out the people's will, not to acquire the "trappings of power"...
28 October 2009
Feature: ON 4 November 1839, 170 years ago, the 'Chartist Rising' in Newport, south Wales, ended in bloodshed. DAVE REID explains the background to one of the first workers' insurrections in history.
22 September 2009
Speaking in the European Parliament, Irish Socialist Party MEP Joe Higgins opposed the nomination of Jose Manuel Barroso for re-election as President of the EU commission and discussed the debate on the Lisbon Treaty in Ireland...
9 September 2009
Youth Fight for Jobs action
Protest against latest unemployment figures, 11am Wed 16 Sept, Churchill statue, Parliament Square, London
24 June 2009
ON 1 July 1999, a Scottish parliament was convened for the first time since its controversial dissolution in 1707, writes Philip Stott, International Socialists, Scotland.
9 June 2009
Last week's European elections gave a snapshot, albeit often distorted by low turnouts, of the continent's anxious mood and the distrust, if not hostility, to most governments...
8 June 2009
Socialist Party candidate wins
5 June 2009
ANALYSIS AND comment on the local and European election results will be carried in next week's issue of The Socialist...
5 June 2009
Comment: The feverish debate raging about the parliamentary pig-fest is having a curious effect on the chattering classes, writes Tony Mulhearn, Merseyside.
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