Spain: New epicentre of crisis in Europe

Spain: New epicentre of crisis in Europe

EU/IMF bank bailout only scrapes tip of iceberg Danny Byrne, CWI The crisis in Spain is such that developments come and go at lightning speed and are difficult to predict or anticipate exactly. What will happen next in Spain is intrinsically linked up with a whole number of factors, many […]

US: Socialist candidate challenges corporate politics in Washington state

US: Socialist candidate challenges corporate politics in Washington state

“During an election dominated by career politicians who are loyal to big business, I am running as a Socialist Alternative candidate to make sure there is at least one independent left-wing, pro-worker candidate in Washington State worth voting for.” Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US) I am […]

Venezuela: Where are Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution heading?

Venezuela: Where are Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution heading?

The Current Political Context Johan Rivas, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Venezuela) The Venezuelan Bolivarian Revolution has once again reached a crossroads in the forthcoming Presidential elections. For the first time in a long time there is a real electoral threat by the right wing. The growth of the right wing, […]

Ireland / China: Irish Prime Minister challenged over Chinese Vice-President’s visit

Ireland / China: Irish Prime Minister challenged over Chinese Vice-President’s visit

Human rights and workers’ rights little concern for Irish government representing profit interests Joe Higgins, TD (member of Irish Parliament), Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Scotland: ConDem government blunders independence referendum

Scotland: ConDem government blunders independence referendum

Scottish National Party’s version of independence a nightmare for workers Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotland) The following article by a Scottish CWI comrade gives a good example of how Marxists approach the national question. It has lessons for the situation in Taiwan, China and Hong Kong. Even […]