’No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance state’

’No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance state’

What the 1% will do to defend their class interests Reviewed by Tony Saunois, CWI This powerful, gripping and incisive book was first published on 13 May 2014.

Selma: A Film review

Selma: A Film review

Eljeer Hawkins, SocialistAlternative/USA “ …Somewhere in the dream we had an epiphany Now we right the wrongs in history No one can win the war individually It takes the wisdom of the elders and young people’s energy…” – Common and John Legend, “Glory” from the film Selma. The theatrical release […]

Hong Kong: How are political parties financed?

Hong Kong: How are political parties financed?

Socialist Action refuses money from business or government agencies – our support comes from ordinary people From Socialist Magazine, issue 30 The issue of funding for political parties and NGOs has become a big issue. During the ‘Umbrella Revolution’ the pro-government camp railed against “foreign meddling” in Hong Kong’s affairs. […]

How US imperialism helped to foster al Qaeda

How US imperialism helped to foster al Qaeda

Despite their recent propaganda it was US governments that helped to create the Frankenstein’s monster of right-wing islamism and al Qaeda We here republish a review article from 2004 by Laurence Coates in Socialism Today (journal of the CWI in England and Wales), of two books looking at conservative islamic fundamentalism and the origins […]

The Wolf of Wall Street – film review

The Wolf of Wall Street – film review

The Hollywood film The Wolf of Wall Street has generated a lot of controversy This film is based on the memoirs of Jordan Belfort, a finance shark who according to the US government still owes his victims US$100m in restitution. The film is banned in Nepal and Malaysia. Socialist Action is completely against […]