Corruption, nepotism, and other crimes of ruling party exposed. 
The current crisis within the ruling party in Tamil Nadu, India,  AIADMK (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) is adding to the enormous mass discontent that exists on the ground against all the establishment parties in India. Following the...


What approach should socialists take? 
The idea of welfare benefits being replaced by a ‘universal basic income’ (UBI) has resurfaced in recent years - a welcome discussion because it raises the fundamental right of everyone to have an income that meets their basic needs. Exact proposals vary but they are all based on the...


Security workers demand wages and arrest of colleagues’ killers. 
Yesterday, Monday 6 February, around one hundred workers demonstrated in front of the parliament buildings, in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen. They were demanding unpaid wages and seeking justice for their murdered colleagues. Their original...


Space opening up to left of Socialist Party.
The situation in the run-up to the presidential elections in France at the end of April is extremely volatile. Over the past week-end three candidates held election rallies in the city of Lyon. Marine Le Pen launched her campaign - ‘In the name of the people’...


What position should the left take?
Mass street protests erupted at the end of January in several Romanian cities over the plans of the new social-democratic government to pass two executive orders that would weaken the anti-corruption legislation. The protests reached their peak this week, on Wednesday, with...


New movements for change will need to arm themselves with the lessons of the Syrian tragedy.
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. But is...


Imperialism’s 15-year adventure a bloody catastrophe for millions. 
Fifteen years ago George W Bush and his fellow neo-cons were triumphant when their war on Afghanistan led to the collapse of the Taliban regime after just two months. But what followed was years of ‘mission creep’ which, along with...


Establishment deeply divided as mass resistance explodes. 
One of the most reactionary, bigoted and predatory Administrations in modern history has officially taken office. The incoming Trump Presidency, from the vicious tweets to the bizarre press conferences to the reactionary cabinet picks and executive orders,...


For unified struggle for women’s rights and against capitalism. 
Socialist alternative, the Russian section of the CWI, took part in an “individual picket” outside the State Duma (Parliament) on 17th January to protest against the first reading to remove from the criminal code the article making...


Reports from mass women's marches against Trump. 
Below we post the editorial from this week's issue of the Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) following the mass anti-Trump demonstrations last weekend, followed by reports from some of the mass protests in the US by Socialist...


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