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9 August 2017
The Daily Mail reacted with predictable hysteria when, in May 2017, John McDonnell stated: "You can't understand the capitalist system without reading Marx's Das Kapital."
26 April 2017
2nd May, as well as being in the midst of preparations for the upcoming snap election, marks 20 years since another general election - the one in 1997 which brought Tony Blair and New Labour to power.
8 March 2017
It's only March and already 2017 has been dominated by protests. Millions of people have taken to the streets against the establishment and the status quo.
11 January 2017
Join international day of protest on 20 January: As Donald Trump is sworn in as US President, Socialist Alternative, our US co-thinkers, have put out a call for people to take to the streets in protest against his racist and sexist ideas.
16 November 2016
Struggle, internationalism and socialism, these ideas - and how powerful they can be in action - electrified the magnificent rallies and workshops at Socialism 2016
12 October 2016
Reader's comment: After reading 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X' I am left in awe. This book is essential reading for the black activist and any socialist. Never have I read words more radicalising, or that have changed my perception of the world around me so much.
5 October 2016
At Socialism 2016 over 1,000 people will be discussing the socialist alternative to capitalism. Come along to discuss kicking out the Tories, organising to defeat racism, defending Corbyn's anti-austerity message, the US presidential election, and much more.
23 March 2016
The victims, once again, are ordinary people. The workers’ movement needs a collective response to resist terrorism, racism, and government attempts to restrict strikes, demonstrations and political opposition.
9 March 2016
The majority of trade unions support the idea of a so-called 'social Europe', but have often opposed, at least on paper, the reality of EU policies
9 March 2016
In the EU referendum campaign the issue of migration has been put centre stage by the pro-big business campaigns on both sides of the debate
27 January 2016
At their annual semi-secret get together in Davos, Switzerland last week, 3,000 bankers, industry chiefs, media moguls and capitalist politicians met to deliberate the state of world affairs. These self-declared 'masters of the universe' were forced to conclude that their system isn't working properly.
18 November 2015
Only workers' unity can end terrorism, division and war: The atrocities committed by Isis in Paris last Friday have stunned and appalled people anew. Young people out enjoying themselves on a Friday night were particularly hit.
21 October 2015
We now live in a world where the richest 1% of the population owns more than half the wealth. And the poorest half owns less than 1% - according to the latest Credit Suisse Wealth Report.
8 July 2015
Wednesday 8 July will be remembered as a day of horror for millions of households across Britain. £12 billion welfare cuts will mean many families having thousands of pounds cut from their income every year.
8 July 2015
For the rich there are very few obstacles to migrating to Britain. It is altogether another story for the majority of those currently fleeing war, dictatorship and conflict in the Middle East and Africa.
10 September 2014
Infectious bodies rotting in the streets... health care facilities overwhelmed... health workers dying in shocking numbers. These horrific scenes are spreading across West Africa
16 April 2014
Socialism and internationalism: Since the beginning of the 20th century every decade has witnessed revolutions as the working and poor masses attempt to end the oppression and exploitation they suffer under capitalism
15 March 2012
Unless you are part of the richest 1% then life under austerity is getting increasingly difficult. Peter Taaffe looks at the nature of capitalism
19 March 2008
Dow Jones falls amid turbulence
23 January 2008
Stock markets crash
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