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20 August 2014
The police killing of unarmed black youth, Michael Brown, in the Ferguson suburb of Missouri on 9 August, has led to a storm of protest across the USA
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.
31 July 2014
Worldwide, people have once again been shocked and appalled by the terrible images broadcast from Gaza.
16 July 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron is rushing a new 'snooper's charter' through parliament. Using the threat of terrorism as a pretext, the law contains wide-ranging surveillance powers
11 July 2014
Demonstrations have been taking place across Britain to condemn the horrific onslaught
25 June 2014
The death of Gerry Conlon in Belfast has been met with mass sympathy across the world as people are reminded of the British capitalist state's vile injustice against the Guildford Four and the Maguire Seven
14 May 2014
Each week members of the Socialist Party sell copies of the Socialist newspaper. Sellers are often questioned about socialist ideas. Here Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe Ďreportsí on one such discussion as it might take place
9 April 2014
'Heartbreak, tributes, tears' was the headline in the Liverpool Echo as the next chapter in the Hillsborough tragedy unfolded, writes Tony Mulhearn.
26 March 2014
Corruption and police violence exposed: In the run-up to Turkey's local elections on 30 March, tensions are rising. The way in which Prime Minister Erdogan is clinging on to power regardless of the cost is causing outrage
5 March 2014
Book review: Over the weekend of 1-2 March, 74 people were killed in a terror bombing by Boko Haram insurgents in Africa's most populous country, Nigeria
27 February 2014
The concept expressed by right wingers Messrs Alan Johnson and Clarke of political independence for the police is breathtakingly naÔve (Guardian Comment 14/2/14)
12 February 2014
The RMT strike on 6 February saw one of the most serious attacks by the state on trade union organisation in decades
15 January 2014
Austerity: 'We're not being feather-bedded' I am not often driven to put pen to paper but the following headline, "Someone needs to fight the selfish, short-sighted old", on a recent Guardian article by ex-MP, ex-prisoner Chris Huhne did nothing for my blood pressure
6 December 2013
300 students are demonstrating this afternoon around central London campuses in defiance of police repression
5 December 2013
Millionaire Osborne: 'The plan is working' - Working class people: 'Oh no it isnít!' 400,000 people are using foodbanks, hundreds of thousands have lost their jobs and households are struggling under historic levels of debt. Only the super-rich could seriously think things are improving
4 December 2013
Mary Finch reviews Catching Fire, part two of the popular Hunger Games trilogy
27 November 2013
Contrary to the misleading upbeat media reports, the United Nations climate change conference in Warsaw, which was meant to agree binding reductions in CO2 emissions, effectively ended in failure
20 November 2013
Andy Ford reviews The Dark Side of Lyndon Baines Johnson by Joachim Joesten.
30 October 2013
Widespread anger greeted the news that the US security services and those of its closest allies, particularly Britain, have been spying both on their supposed allies and tens of millions of ordinary people around the world.
31 July 2013
The Egyptian state's bloody crackdown against Muslim Brotherhood (MB) supporters continues, leaving hundreds dead and injured, writes Niall Mulholland.
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