2023 has opened with a sharp and substantial upsurge of activity by far-right and even some fascist forces in the South of Ireland. These forces are seeking to capitalise on the seething anger over the […]
“Liz Truss resigns after failed budget and market turmoil”; “more than 40% of mortgages withdrawn as market reels after mini-budget”; “Sunak says higher taxes and spending cuts needed to satisfy markets”. For a period of […]
Tory Prime Minster Rishi Sunak’s new year message included finally declaring his intention to bring in yet more anti-union laws. A bill was introduced to Parliament on 10 January. This must be seen by the […]
Brazil: ‘Bolsonaristas’ storm Congress – For mass counter mobilisations and build a socialist alternative!
Just a few days after Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was sworn in as Brazil’s new president, following his narrow victory over the far-right incumbent, Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil has been plunged into a continued political […]
2023 is beginning as 2022 ended, with significant nationwide strike action in Britain, this time of railway workers in RMT and Aslef. Postal workers continue their fight against Royal Mail bosses and are gearing up for a […]
The African National Congress December conference re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as party leader for a second five-year term. He will therefore almost certainly lead the ANC into national elections in 2024. Although Ramaphosa remains ‘the most […]
The Scottish Green Party operates a de facto coalition with the Scottish National Party (SNP) at Holyrood. There was much made about the historic agreement that, in August 2021, saw Greens take up government roles […]