Imperialism is terrorism on a massive scale

Imperialism is terrorism on a massive scale

With 12 nations bombing Syria Brian O’ Boyle investigates the brutal history of Imperialism and explains that war is terrorism on a massive scale. Western Imperialism is the world’s biggest terror outfit. It involves using capitalist state power and military superiority to oppress foreign populations, occupy their land and exploit their assets. Over the course […]

Hollande’s war- a report from a socialist in Paris

Three days after the dreadful mass murders in Paris and Saint Denis, people are struggling to understand, and are expressing their solidarity by donating blood or leaving candles and flowers in the streets, while authorities and mainstream parties are scrambling for legitimacy and positioning.

Hollande’s war- a report from a socialist in Paris

Three days after the dreadful mass murders in Paris and Saint Denis, people are struggling to understand, and are expressing their solidarity by donating blood or leaving candles and flowers in the streets, while authorities and mainstream parties are scrambling for legitimacy and positioning. As the names of the victims become public, we all see […]

Refugee Crisis – EU Crisis

First things first: the EU governments have officially lost the plot on the refugee crisis.

Refugee Crisis – EU Crisis

First things first: the EU governments have officially lost the plot on the refugee crisis. Yesterday, on September 14, the EU justice ministers met in Brussels. The outcome of the meeting was a failure. They failed to agree on anything including their own proposal for a relocation scheme (quota) for 160,000 refugees. They also couldn’t […]

Refugees: Myths and Facts

Refugees: Myths and Facts

MYTH: Ireland is overcrowded and “full up” REALITY: Ireland is not densely populated. The Republic of Ireland has a population of 4.5 million (Plus 1.5 million in the North) In the 1820’s before the famine it had 8 million. The Population density of Ireland is 65 people per sq km compared to 260 per sq […]

Is Europe ‘threatened by migrants’?

Throughout the summer of 2015 politicians and media across the continent have pushed a narrative of Europe being threatened by ‘swarms ‘ of ‘marauding’ migrants – people who at all costs must be kept out lest they ‘overwhelm’ our meagre resources.

Is Europe ‘threatened by migrants’?

Throughout the summer of 2015  politicians and media across the continent have pushed a narrative of Europe being threatened by ‘swarms ‘ of ‘marauding’ migrants – people who at all costs must be kept out lest they ‘overwhelm’ our meagre resources. The result has been horror from thousands drowning in the Mediterranean, to dreadful scenes […]

Greece, Popular Unity & the lessons of Chile

Socialists welcome the left split from Syriza and the possibility of a united front of all forces opposed to austerity but within this movement we must debate the question of the left and capitalist State power. Miguel Silva, a comrade from Chile, sent us this report.

Greece, Popular Unity & the lessons of Chile

Socialists welcome the left split from Syriza and the possibility of a united front of all forces opposed to austerity but within this movement we must debate the question of the left and capitalist State power. Miguel Silva, a comrade from Chile, sent us this report. The 25 Syriza MPs who split this week have […]

The two separate Europes

There are two separate and irreconcilable Europes that can’t live together.

The two separate Europes

There are two separate and irreconcilable Europes that can’t live together. Their capital cities are not divided by rivers only… One has a bloody history, full of lies; the other is the history of confronting these… One has been making war, killing hundreds of thousands of innocent people, the other is saying “No to war!” […]

Tonight we celebrate: tomorrow the struggle continues!

Tonight working people and everyone with any genuine political awareness across Europe and internationally will be celebrating the magnificent referendum result in Greece. OXI! OXI! OXI! And by a large majority!

Tonight we celebrate: tomorrow the struggle continues!

Tonight we celebrate: tomorrow the struggle continues! John Molyneux, Socialist Worker editor. Tonight working people and everyone with any genuine political awareness across Europe and internationally will be celebrating the magnificent referendum result in Greece.  OXI! OXI! OXI! And by a large majority! The Greek people, especially the Greek working class and the young people […]