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11 October 2017
TV drama: The State: The brutal finale of the Channel 4 drama about Isis, 'The State', came as no surprise
5 October 2016
A mass movement is developing in Poland against the Law and Justice-led government's reactionary bill which bans abortions. This has included demonstarions of hundreds of thousands and a women's strike on 3 October.
31 August 2016
International outrage has resulted from the decision of over 20 town mayors in the south of France to ban from beaches the wearing of 'burkini' swimsuits, on the grounds of 'inciting terrorism' and 'threatening public safety'. Despite a court decree rejecting the ban as unconstitutional, the mayors say they will ignore the ruling. Judy Beishon reports on how the issue has become the focus of an ugly backlash to the recent terrorist attacks in France.
29 June 2016
The appalling racist abuse and physical attacks reported since the EU referendum must be condemned and opposed.
15 June 2016
Homophobia and transphobia do not come from one section of society. LGBT rights have recently been under attack in the US. This is not an 'Islam problem', it is a problem within capitalist society as a whole.
27 January 2016
The editorial of the Socialist: Increasingly the government's 'Prevent' strategy is facing protest. It is just one example of the Tory's government's accelerating racism and attacks on civil liberties.
14 January 2015
Don't let us be divided! Fight against racism!: This statement was written (on 8 January) by Gauche Revolutionnaire (the sister organisation of the Socialist Party in France) in response to the attack on Charlie Hebdo
10 January 2015
The shocking, cold blooded slaughter of journalists and others in the Paris office of satirical journal Charlie Hebdo, and more killings in subsequent days, has been met with mass outrage
11 June 2014
Birmingham schools: For the last two months, news headlines have been dominated by the so-called 'Trojan Horse' story
21 October 2009
Reviews: This year included the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth and, in November, the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species...
16 September 2009
Review: NIALL MULHOLLAND reviews A New World: A Life of Thomas Paine by Trevor Griffiths, at Shakespeare's Globe, South Bank, London until 9 October...
18 January 2007
THE VEIL controversy sparked by the comments of British ex-Foreign Minister and leader of House of Commons, Jack Straw, is not confined to the West but also affects countries with a majority Muslim population...
26 January 2006
Review: The Root of all evil, Channel 4: Richard Dawkins' two-part programme on religion on Channel 4, The Root of All Evil has provoked a massive over-reaction from the religious right. They show no sign of turning the other cheek and forgiving him!...
3 November 2005
400 years ago, on 5 November, Parliament met briefly where it was recorded that:...
7 March 2003
TO CELEBRATE International Women's Day (8 March), the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) - the socialist International which the Socialist Party in England and Wales is affiliated to - is organising a speaking tour by Titi Rasheed of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) in Nigeria.
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