International Socialist Alternative would like to extend May Day greetings to all socialists, trade unionists and fighters against oppression and capitalism around the world. After over a year of devastating global crisis in which the activity of the labour movement was restricted in many countries by the Covid-19 pandemic, 1 […]
Statement by the Socialist Party on the recent rioting Protests and rioting have taken place over recent days in Protestant working-class areas across Northern Ireland, last night escalating into clashes at the ‘peace wall’ on Lanark Way in Belfast. There is now a real danger of a significant increase in […]
Unite members at Queen’s University Belfast Students’ Union (QUBSU) are celebrating a major victory in their impressive, seven-week-long campaign for respect and pay justice. The campaign developed after workers on zero-hour, casual contracts were left without pay since August as a result of the refusal of university authorities to enroll them on the government Job Retention Scheme (JRS).
Black History Month within schools and in the media is almost completely tokenistic and doesn’t really delve into black history or the many struggles against slavery and oppression of black people. Yet, for those serious about defeating racism today, it is incredibly important to look back at some trailblazing struggles led by people of colour.