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30 May 2018
On 25 May, Irish citizens voted decisively to repeal the 8th Amendment, a resounding rejection of the abortion ban and misogynistic ideas about women and our bodies. The Yes vote won a landslide 66% and in all but one county.
24 January 2018
Letters to the editors of the Socialist including one NHS worker forced out of the health service and tower block health and safety concerns in Belfast
6 October 2017
A trade dispute is threatening thousands of Bombardier jobs in Northern Ireland.
5 July 2017
Thursday 29 June 2017 saw a significant step forward for women in Northern Ireland (NI). Funding to cover the financial costs for them to access abortions in England was pledged by the Tory minority government
25 January 2017
Short stories from other sections and co-thinkers of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), the global socialist organisation which the Socialist Party is affiliated to. CWI stands in Northern Ireland elections; socialists gather in Latin America; anti-sexism campaign launched in Belgium.
11 May 2016
The Northern Ireland Assembly election was a dull and uneventful affair. The result has brought little change. Yet there were significant signs that the growing alienation from sectarianism, austerity and backward social policies is beginning to find a positive expression.
20 April 2016
For many working class people in Ireland this rising against British rule is regarded as a key defining event in Irish history
20 January 2016
Campaign group Fight4Equality has described the prosecution of a young women for accessing abortion pills as "ludicrous"
9 December 2015
On 30 November, in a landmark case, Belfast High Court ruled that Northern Ireland's archaic abortion laws contravene human rights and that terminations should be permitted in cases of fatal foetal abnormality and where pregnancy is the result of sexual crime.
2 December 2015
Protesters around the country marched on 29 November, to demand action to tackle climate change. Organisers claim 50,000 demonstrated in central London with thousands more on the streets in Cardiff, Bristol, Edinburgh, Belfast, Southampton and more.
11 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. College and uni lecturers lead the fightback.
11 November 2015
The last six weeks have seen one of the most high profile trade union elections in Northern Ireland for decades. The election was for general secretary of public sector union Nipsa, the largest union in Northern Ireland.
14 October 2015
List of upcoming protests against changes to junior doctors' contracts.
16 September 2015
The devolved government administration in Northern Ireland is in danger of total collapse. A crisis erupted in the aftermath of the killing of ex-IRA member Kevin McGuigan in Belfast on 13 August
9 September 2015
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. Malaysia protests, Northern Ireland government crisis, India general strike.
24 June 2015
Rolling Stonemason: An Autobiography by Fred Bower - worker, socialist and artist - is a little pearl of a book.
18 March 2015
Friday 13 March saw tens of thousands of workers in education, health, civil services and, importantly, public transport, take part in coordinated strike action against a Stormont austerity agenda, writes Kevin Henry.
29 October 2014
This film, on general release, shows what it was like for a newly sent over British soldier during a few days in Belfast in 1971
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
9 April 2014
Hundreds of former employees of Visteon/Ford marched on 2 April from their union Unite's HQ in London to Parliament to demand pensions justice
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