The Green New Deal – A solution to environmental destruction?

This posting, originally from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) takes a critical look at the Green New Deals, which have been by adopted by various social democratic parties (most recently in Corbyn-led Labour’s 2019 general election manifesto). The article questions the economic viability of Keynesian inspired national New Deals, especially in a situation of an underlying capitalist…

End The Hostile Environment – Defend Asylum Seekers And Refugees

We are posting this article by Fred Laplat and Mike Picken, first posted by Socialist Resistance, about the Tories post-Brexit attacks on asylum seekers and refugees, harbingers of stepped up attacks on all migrant workers The recently revealed Tory plans to disperse asylum seekers thousands of miles away are another example of the racism of the UK…

Emancipation & Liberation – Irish Coverage from 2002

E&L is posting our Irish coverage from 2002 to promote a wider socialist republican ‘internationalism from below’ alliance 2022 Sinn Fein election victory‘ blunted as DUP blocks Assembly election – Socialist Democracy (Ireland) Socialist Democracy statement on the Stormont Assembly election – Socialist Democracy (Ireland) PROLOGUE TO DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION , part 2 – Allan Armstrong…

What Is Socialism? – Answer From A Humanist, Marxist Point Of View

This article written by Kevin B. Anderson of the International Marxist-Humanists asks what is Socialism. It provides a very different answer to what is understood by many self-described Socialist groups which tend to look to national statist roads to their version of socialism. In dialectical thought going back to Socrates, it has often been useful…

From Grey To Red Granite – Viewing the Left, the Scottish Question and the Nature of the UK State through the Lens of Neil Davidson’s Writings and Political Work

Below are the Contents and Introduction to Allan Armstrong’s article, From Grey Granite to Red Granite – Viewing the Left, the Scottish Question and the Nature of the UK state through the Lens of Neil Davidson’s Writings and Political Work. The full article can be read at:- https://allanarmstrong831930095.files.wordpress.com/2022/06/from-grey-to-red-granite.pdf   Contents

British Government Threatens To Break International Law – So What’s New?

We are posting this article from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) commenting on the widespread surprise over Boris Johnson’s preparedness to break UK agreements. This is something with a history that long precedes Johnson’s Right populists. For England, there is no alliance that holds, no treaty which is respected, no truth which matters. Charles de Gaulle in his…

Trade Unionists Rally For Richie Venton And Extend Action

We are posting this follow-up article to the posting from Mike Picken of Socialist Resistance to the earlier posting from the Reinstate Richie Venton Campaign Trade unionists across Britain and Ireland are rallying to support Richie Venton following his sacking at IKEA Glasgow.  Mike Picken reports from Glasgow. A veteran trade union and socialist activist, Richie is the…

Doctor Issam Hijawi – Prison Hunger Strike Victory

This is an update to the article from Working Class Club we posted on 20.9.20 about the hunger strike to protest at the imprisonment of Dr. Issam Hijawi a Palestinian activist in Maghaberry Jail. This latest article was first posted by Socialist Democracy (Ireland). One duty of socialists is to keep record of the ebb…

Constitutional action In unconstitutional times: independence and the legalism trap

E&L is posting this article by Seamus McGuigan of the Republican Socialist Platform highlighting the flaws in Chris McEleny and Angus McNeils’ Plan B legalistic route to Scottish independence. The latest existential drama to engulf the SNP saw a new development this week as the so called ‘Plan B’ motion received approval from the National Secretary to…

Julian Assange – Trial Of The Century

We are posting this appeal on behalf of Julian Assange, which was first sent out by Diem25. JULIAN ASSANGE – TRIAL OF THE CENTURY A murderous system is being created before our very eyes” – Nils Melzer, UN Special Reporter on Torture The trial of Julian Assange taking place right now at the Old Bailey…