Audio: Peter Taaffe speaking on Socialism 2009

Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales) General Secretary and member of the International Secretariat of the CWI, on the current world situation and the tasks for socialists, at Socialism 2009, a weekend of discussions and debate organised by the Socialist Party in November 2009. […]


Video: Joe Higgins criticises hypocrisy of capitalist countries towards human rights

Joe Higgins MEP (17/12/2009) lambasts the hypocrisy shown by capitalist rulers when they criticise human rights abuses abroad while ignoring human rights abuses at home. Few criticisms have been made of the Danish state, which arrested hundreds of peaceful protestors in "preventative arrests", during the recent Copenhagen Summit, despite Denmark being a member state of the European Union. […]

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: The vested interests behind the Sri Lankan regime

We are sickeningly familiar with the arrogant, cruel statements of Sri Lankan prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, and his cronies. They dismiss any criticism of their brutal war against Tamil-speaking people and the horrific aftermath of mass internment camps, militarised zones and a clampdown on media freedoms and democratic rights. But how can Rajapaksa & Company get away with it? […]