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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.
1 January 2017
In 2016 the pent-up anger of the masses worldwide finally spilled over in a series of political earthquakes - a delayed reaction to the devastating economic crisis of 2007-08
14 December 2016
Teacher trade unionists have been engaged in a bitter struggle to defend education. As socialists, though, we don't simply see our role as a defensive one, but to offer a way out of the chaos: a socialist education programme.
26 November 2016
With the news of the death of Cuban 1959 revolutionary Castro, we post here two articles from the archives of the Socialist Party and CWI
19 October 2016
Sixty years ago Egyptian president Colonel Nasser's proclamation of the nationalisation of the Suez Canal was an electrifying rallying call for the country's working class and poor and throughout the Middle East
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.
27 September 2016
Review by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe of "The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky", published in the latest issue of Socialism Today.
24 September 2016
Jeremy has been re-elected by a huge margin, 61.8% of the vote, even wider than in his initial victory. Turnout was high - more than half a million people voted, and Jeremy won clear majorities in every category
21 September 2016
There was nothing for the Libyan people to celebrate in the damning report by a Commons parliamentary committee into the British government's role in the West's contribution to overthrowing the brutal Gaddafi regime in 2011. This was an intervention which helped lead to the almost complete collapse of the country.
21 September 2016
Non-fiction - 'Petticoat Heroes': This is not only a modern, class analysis of the 19th century 'Rebecca riots' - but also looks at the subjects of gender and culture in relation to the riots for the first time, providing fascinating interpretations alongside meticulous research.
7 September 2016
Film review - Every Cook Can Govern: This new documentary takes us on the journey of a fighter who became a black liberation icon. But ultimately it is an incomplete look at the life and impact of socialist revolutionary CLR James.
11 August 2016
Trotskyism has been in the news since Tom Watson, deputy leader of the Labour Party, accused some new members of the Labour Party of being supporters of Trotsky.
29 June 2016
US presidential election: Despite left-wing presidential candidate Bernie Sanders saying he will work with his rival Hillary Clinton to "stop Trump" and "transform the Democratic Party", millions of his supporters are looking for a way to continue the "political revolution".
28 June 2016
The degeneration of the Soviet Union into a brutal dictatorship - albeit one based on a distorted form of planned economy - has been used to argue that socialism is doomed to failure...
28 June 2016
The capitalists try to claim that socialists could only come to power by force. This is a red herring. The popularity of the anti-austerity programmes of Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders in the US...
8 June 2016
50 years ago the 'Cultural Revolution' began in China. Here we carry an edited version of article written by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe for Militant (predecessor of the Socialist) in February 1967.
25 May 2016
Counter-revolution gaining ground: Venezuela is being battered by a social and economic catastrophe. Reactionary right-wing forces have capitalised on the situation as support for president Maduro's government has crashed.
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
23 March 2016
A serious, thoughtful, optimistic and lively national congress of the Socialist Party took place on 19-21 March.
16 March 2016
The anti-big business and pro-worker message of Democratic Party 'socialist' candidate Bernie Sanders continues to resonate strongly among voters in the presidential primaries
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