Much of the German media is understandably discussing the “historical event” that took place last weekend - last Sunday’s regional elections in Bavaria. The decline of both the CSU (Bavarian counterpart of Merkel’s Christian-Democrat CDU) and SPD (social democrats) has indeed historic dimensions and will have repercussions for...
If a variant of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Chequers proposal eventually becomes a Brexit deal, it will mean Britain remaining subject to much of the EU’s austerity-promoting and privatising neoliberalism.
On the other hand, if the Tories who want a ‘hard’ break from the EU win out, it will also be against workers’...
The Tories are afraid. They are afraid of what lies immediately ahead in the Brexit negotiations. They are afraid that their party will be torn apart by the process. They are afraid of a general election and the potential for another surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn that could bring him to power.
Following the elections on 7 October, Brazil is in great danger from the point of view of millions of workers, peasants, youth, women, black and indigenous people, LGBT people and all the exploited and oppressed.
Despite the rain, nine regional demonstrations in Belgium on 2 October mobilised 65,000 in protest against the right-wing Michel government. Although the previous attacks on our pensions and living standards have not yet been digested, the government already launched new general attacks this summer.
Japan’s Heisei Era – which began on January 8th, 1989, in line with Emperor Akihito’s ascension to the throne – will end next April with his abdication. This will be a purely symbolic ‘end of an era’, however, as for many millions of ordinary Japanese working-class people, the misery of capitalism will continue unabated.
Below we post a video of Socialist Alternative members speaking at protests against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme court in different cities around the country, many of which were initiated or co-organised by Socialist Alternative, CWI co-thinkers in the USA.
'Socialism: Utopian and Scientific' should be read and studied by socialists, worker-activists and young people interested in socialist ideas, as it greatly adds to our understanding of the roots of socialism and the tasks the working class need to conquer to fundamentally change society. This short pamphlet by Friedrich...
The last days of one of the most turbulent election campaigns in recent Brazilian history are clearly showing the political polarisation in the country.