How International Women’s Day began

This year on the 8th March we are being called upon to #BeBoldForChange and to #StrikeForRepeal. Every year, for over a…

The world against Trump

John Molyneux There has never been a US Presidential inauguration like it. In 670 cities across the world – from Melbourne…


Still Waiting Health Campaign

Still Waiting Health Campaign

Cyril Brennan Despite crocodile tears from successive governments, the cold reality…

The North

Save Foyle Haven

Save Foyle Haven

A rescue package was organised last year after Big Lottery funding ended, but fears have been expressed over the Haven’s​ long-term future. Haven workers​ were put on protective notice and…

Why Stormont Fails

Why Stormont Fails

  Shaun Harkin  Northern Ireland’s devolved government, the Stormont Assembly, has entered into another crisis. The RHI debacle is the largest in a series of financial scandals –…

Northern teachers fight back

Northern teachers fight back

Teachers have every right to be furious as consecutive education ministers, first Sinn Fein’s John O’Dowd and now the DUP’s Peter Weir, have treated them with a lack…

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Getting it in Proportion

Numbers in billions are hard to get your head round. Socialist Worker makes some comparisons:  €1.6 billion –…

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When workers felled the Tsar

On the 23 February 1917, International Women’s Day, a group of women textile workers in the Vyborg district of Petrograd went on strike in…






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