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26 June 2019
Neither imperialism nor regional powers offer a way forward for Middle East workers and poor
6 February 2019
Forty years ago a great revolution against a dictatorial monarchy was in progress in Iran. Recalling those days still inspires us: scenes of comradeship despite the shortages due to long days of nationwide strikes, initiatives by ordinary people to run their communities and workplaces
27 December 2018
Tories torn apart, French workers and youth in revolt, 'populism' on the rise... revolution in the air? Capitalist parties across the world are split in the teeth of mounting mass opposition.
5 December 2018
Thousands of sugar cane workers at Haft Tapeh in Khuzestan province, south Iran, have been on strike since 5 November
28 November 2018
The Iranian economy is in freefall, and the Iranian working class is the main target of this slump. Prices of staples are increasing day by day.
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
30 May 2018
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15 May 2018
Around the world people have watched in horror at Trump's rejection of the deal with Iran and the unfolding violence perpetrated by the Israeli state forces against Palestinian protesters in Gaza - 60 were killed there on Monday 14th May alone, during protests against the moving of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
7 March 2018
Eastern Goutha, outside Damascus, is "hell on earth", according to United Nations (UN) chief Antonio Guterres.
25 January 2018
Mass revolts across Iran in protest at price increases and government corruption raised demands for the end of the regime, writes Room 1101 at the Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, Southampton SO17 1BF.
10 January 2018
Sudden large scale nationwide protests have shaken Iran. Sections of the population have shown utter defiance of the regime. Young people in particular, facing unemployment estimated at between 25% and 40%, have been to the fore.
13 December 2017
Committee for a Workers' International document: The world crisis of capitalism - despite the surface impression of 'recovery' - has only got worse since the meeting of last year's IEC.
12 April 2017
Trump orders missile strikes against Shayrat air base: US president Donald Trump's decision to launch missile attacks against the Shayrat air base in Syria ratcheted up the long running conflict there and dangerously fuelled tensions between the US and Russia and Iran.
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.
6 July 2016
After seven and a half years, and costing millions of pounds, the Chilcot inquiry into the Blair government's pre-invasion, invasion and occupation of Iraq is due to be published as the Socialist goes to press.
10 June 2016
The United Nations' International Labour Organisation has declared 12 June as World Day Against Child Labour
23 March 2016
A serious, thoughtful, optimistic and lively national congress of the Socialist Party took place on 19-21 March.
13 January 2016
Tories back despots: The recent execution of 47 prisoners by Saudi Arabia's rulers has been widely condemned as barbaric.
25 November 2015
While Cameron's plan to bombard Isis can weaken it, it cannot remove it completely; and extending Britain's military action from Iraq to Syria will make terrorist attacks on British targets more likely.
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
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