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3 January 2018
Movement mobilises once more for the Catalan republic: The Catalan election on 21 December was a massive defeat for the Spanish nationalist 'bloc of article 155' - the imposition of direct rule in Catalonia - and an even bigger blow to this bloc's main force, the right-wing People's Party (PP) of prime minister Mariano Rajoy.
25 October 2017
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors
25 October 2017
For a united socialist struggle for self-determination: In just a few weeks the situation for Kurdish people in Iraqi Kurdistan has gone from euphoria to anger and fear
24 October 2017
The dramatic events that have shaken Catalonia and the Spanish state have national and international implications, writes Socialists must back Catalan struggle for self-determination.
4 October 2017
Shocking scenes of brutal police repression in Catalonia reverberated around the world on 1 October
2 October 2017
Catalonia on 1st October saw scenes of a territory under military occupation. Thousands of police and civil guards - sent by the PP government - used savage repression
27 September 2017
The Spanish state's minority government has ruthlessly enforced a ban on the Catalan independence referendum due to be held on 1 October
20 September 2017
Celebrated dissident Aung San Suu Kyi collaborates with military junta: She has long danced to the tune of western capitalism's interests, but may now be more influenced by the rise of China
26 July 2017
A congress at the end of the CWI summer school - held in Barcelona - confirmed the unification of the CWI with Izquierda Revolucionaria (IR)
8 February 2017
The military victory in Aleppo by Assad's regime and its foreign backers was a turning point in the war in Syria. It has put the Syrian government once more in formal control of the country's main urban centres. Serge Jordan of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) examines if this is the prelude to a broader peace settlement that could end the horrors inflicted on the Syrian people.
11 May 2016
Come to 4 June Solidarity Day: Unfortunately, the establishment Tamil organisations seem to have lost sight of the need to build a strong, grassroots movement.
2 March 2016
A horror is being perpetrated on Kurdish people in south east Turkey. Since summer 2015, the Turkish government has declared curfews in seven provinces, enforced by tanks and heavy artillery. There have been hundreds of deaths and arrests, and a massacre in the town of Cizre.
6 January 2016
Spain - elections mark shift to left: The elections on 20 December registered a fundamental change in the political situation and composition of the parliament. This change was also reflected in the local elections in May.
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
7 October 2015
Catalan elections on 27 September revealed a society virtually split down the middle on the question of independence from the Spanish state.
8 October 2014
Fight for democratic workers' defence and Kurdish self-determination: The plight of Kurds and others in Kobane in Syria, besieged by the Islamic State, fills people with horror
23 September 2014
The referendum has turned British politics upside down - even though the No vote won. The Yes campaign became a mass mobilisation of working-class communities: against austerity and rotten establishment politics, and for a positive future. This turning point raises key issues for socialists, writes Peter Taaffe.
15 August 2014
The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought the issue of the 'national question' once more forcefully onto the political agenda. How can we open a road to begin to solve seemingly age-old intractable issues? Peter Taaffe writes.
17 March 2014
John McInally, vice-president of the PCS union, argues (in a personal capacity) that socialists should campaign for a Yes vote in the Scottish independence referendum but on the basis of a distinct, independent, working class position
8 May 2013
As Israeli governments have progressively increased the number of Jewish settlers in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, eating into the Palestinian territories, more and more people are questioning whether a viable Palestinian state next to Israel is now possible
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