Author: Socialist Party

40 years since the end of Hunger Strikes: How state repression could be fought

The hunger strikes of 1980-81 and the events preceding them, was one of the many horrific chapters in the Troubles, and arguably helped create a new spiral of conflict and violence lasting for more than a decade. The Thatcher government’s decision to allow ten prisoners to slowly starve themselves to […]

Ten Years Later – The Importance of Occupy Wall Street

September saw the 10th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, the movement which opened a new chapter in the history of social struggle in the U.S. A decade later, we can appreciate the importance of Occupy as the first step in developing a new left, anticapitalist struggles, impacting electoral politics, and […]

Sponsor a ticket to COP26 Climate Summit!

COP26 must be a target for those who wish to avert climate catastrophe. Mass protests at this conference and alternative conferences to discuss what is actually needed are being organised by the environmental movement. The Socialist Party and Socialist Youth are joining with our sister organisations in International Socialist Alternative […]

Pandora papers reveal a new wave of fraud

Once again it has been revealed that the rich are hiding money in tax havens. The third release of the Pandora Papers published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists reveals a multi-billion dollar fraud of hidden wealth, tax avoidance and money laundering by some of the world’s richest. They exploit a […]