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When the Jobstown community heard that Joan Burton, Labour Party leader and Deputy Prime Minister, was attending a graduation ceremony on November 15, 2014, a protest was quickly organized and word spread. The community was...

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President Lukashenko must go! Daniil Raskolnikov (translation of article from the Russian CWI site www.socialist.news) Former U.S. Secretary of State, Condalezza Rice, first dubbed Belarus the, “last dictatorship in Europe,” over ten years ago, and...

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Oppose Wilders and the “Mainstream” Right – Build a Mass Workers’ Party that Struggles for Socialism The most important feature of the national elections in the Netherlands is the colossal defeat for the outgoing austerity coalition...

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Workers Need Strong Socialist Alternative at Ballot Box and in Unions The snap Northern Ireland Assembly election took place in the aftermath of the ‘cash for ash’ scandal which emerged in December, the most recent...

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Brazil Jane Barros It is no exaggeration to say that the commemorations of March 8 in Brazil were the biggest in the recent period. This reflects the growth of resistance against the illegitimate government of...

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Around the world there is increasing interest in the idea of a universal basic income, that is, a regular payment made to everyone by the state, regardless of income or employment. The discussion is in...

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Up to 250,000 March in National Protest, Organized from Below For hours they poured off coaches and out of Euston and other stations as over 100,000 people – some estimates were as high as 250,000...

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A Century on From the Russian Revolution Demonstrations Worldwide Swelled by Anti-Trump Anger International Women’s Day (March 8) is being celebrated with special enthusiasm this year by members of the parties and organizations affiliated to...

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At the end of January, members of Socialist Alternative joined over 200 socialists from Brazil, Venezuela, Chile, Sweden and Spain for a week-long school dedicated to discussing the political situation in Latin America and the...

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What is behind Trump’s attack? Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden) “You see what happened last night in Sweden.? Sweden!…Who could believe it? Sweden.” Those comments in typical Trump style, made in a speech in...

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