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19 September 2018
For a socialist Catalan republic of the working class and youth! Barcelona's Avenida Diagonal thoroughfare overflowed with around two million people in an unprecedented mass mobilisation
29 August 2018
Each year, the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) - the international organisation to which the Socialist Party is affiliated - hosts a summer school bringing together its members based throughout Europe and the world. Here, we carry a report written by Kevin Parslow, outlining the opening discussion on the worldwide crisis of capitalism and the development of the workers' and socialist movement internationally
18 April 2018
Over a million people came out onto the streets of Barcelona on 15 April to demand Catalan self-determination and show solidarity with Catalonia's imprisoned pro-independence parliamentary deputies
31 January 2018
For mass resistance!: Last month the Turkish state began a fresh military assault on Kurdish areas in Syria. Kurds and supporters demonstrated against the war in London on 27 January
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
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