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    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 Legen...

    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 Revo...

    25 years since the June 4 Tiananmen massacre

    Can the Chinese dictatorship survive another quarter of a century?  Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info June 4th marks the 25th anniversary of the bloody massacre in Beijing that ended the mass student-led democracy movement which came close to topp...

    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 En...

    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...

    Review: Lenin’s revolutionary legacy

    ‘Lenin’ by Lars T Lih Peter Taaffe, from Socialism Today (No.175, February 2014) In an attempt to answer the description of Lenin by capitalist historians as a brutal dictator, some on the left turn to Lars T Lih. He has tried to reinvent the...

    South Africa: Mandela’s legacy

    Heroically leading ANC to power but struggle tragically into dead end Weizmann Hamilton and Thamsanqa Dumezweni, DSM (CWI South Africa) The Democratic Socialist Movement offers condolences to the Mandela family and all those in South Africa and...

    Anniversary: Fourth International launched 75 years ago

    3 September, 1938, marked the start of the Fourth International’s founding conference socialistworld.net Marxists in the 1930s were compelled to draw far-reaching political conclusions following huge defeats of the working class. For example, i...

    Film Review: Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln

    The massive social struggles around the civil war bring up important issues that are played out in the continuing battles today to end racial, class, sexual and gender exploitation under U.S. and global capitalism. Patrick Ayers and Eljeer Haw...

    World Perspectives: Age of austerity preparing seismic convulsions

    We are living through one of the most dramatic periods in history Document adopted by the December 2012 meeting of the International Executive Committee of the CWIIntroduction We are living through one of the most dramatic periods in history....

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    Brazil: Partido Socialismo e Liberdade (PSOL) faces its greatest historical test

    Partido Socialismo e Liberdade (PSOL) in Brazil has just completed its Seventh National Congress. Liberdade, Socialismo e Revolução (LSR) — the Brazilian section of ISA participated.

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