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7 April 2021
Ravaged by the Covid-19 pandemic, Brazil's far-right government has been plunged into a deeper, far-reaching political crisis
28 August 2019
The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is battling massive forest fires. They are so extensive they can be seen from space.
13 March 2019
Only two months since coming to power, President Jair Bolsonaro has confirmed all the worst expectations in relation to his government. During the recent annual Brazil Carnival many revellers protested against his right-wing agenda.
30 January 2019
60 people have so far been killed and 292 are still missing after a dam operated by mining company Vale collapsed, releasing a wave of iron ore waste. Nobody has been found alive since 26 January
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.
31 October 2018
Jair Bolsonaro's victory in Brazil's presidential election is a setback for the Brazilian working class and opens a new chapter
10 October 2018
Brazil's most polarised and unpredictable election campaign in recent history has ushered in a new era for the country, with the far-right candidate coming within inches of victory
12 September 2018
Since April this year, Nicaragua has become a bloodbath, with over 400 dead and thousands injured, arrested and disappeared.
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
22 August 2018
On 8 August, Argentina's Senate voted by 38 to 31 against legalising abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
11 April 2018
A bill banning abortion in cases of foetal malformation has been suddenly enacted by the right-wing PiS - Law and Justice Party - dominated Sejm (parliament)
21 March 2018
There can be no doubt that this murder is related to her struggle against the corruption, violence and racism of the Rio military police and their links to death squads
14 February 2018
Unity in struggle against Temer's attacks - build a new socialist alternative: The objective of this second conviction of Lula - frontrunner in all opinion polls - is to eliminate him from the 2018 presidential elections
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.
6 December 2017
Interviews with socialist women from Mexico, Belgium, Ireland and Brazil
14 June 2017
CWI broadcasts new channel - SocialistWorld: Over 350 members of Socialist Alternative from across the USA met recently for its first ever national summer school
17 May 2017
On 28 April, the Brazilian working class gave a clear sign of its strength and ability to mobilise
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.
14 December 2016
90 CWI members and co-thinkers from over 35 countries attended an inspiring meeting
7 September 2016
Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff was removed from office on 31 August, having been found guilty of manipulating government accounts. The impeachment amounts to a constitutional coup by the capitalist class gathered around Michel Temer - whose party PMDB, like Rousseff's PT, is also mired in corruption.
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