Revisiting Animal Farm

Revisiting Animal Farm

Allegory of the terrible betrayal of the Russian revolution Andy Ford reviews George Orwell’s influential story, 70 years since it was first published in 1945

Socialism: Past or future?

Socialism: Past or future?

Review of ‘PostCapitalism: a guide to our future’ by Paul Mason

’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. […]