Historic election marks new era of crisis for ‘peace process’

By Kevin Henry This year’s Assembly election was historic with Sinn Féin emerging as the largest party, the first non-Unionist party to do so in the 101-year history of the...
Read More

On Earth Day: We need system change, not climate change

By Eva Martin The world’s climate and natural systems are at a breaking point. A recent IPCC report stated that 3.6 billion people are highly vulnerable to the effects of...
Read More

As rents sore we need emergency action on
housing

By Roise McCann THE cost of surviving is heightening before our eyes while wages remain stagnant. The cost of fuel, gas,electric and food prices have shot up and rent costs...
Read More

Solidarity with LGBTQ community against homophobic & transphobic violence

The horrific murders of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee in Sligo this week — crimes that appear to be motivated by an insidious hatred of LGBTQ people — have provoked...
Read More

Assembly elections: We need a socialist alternative to sectarian division

By Daniel Waldron THE OVERARCHING nature of the Assembly election on 5th May will, unfortunately, be deeply sectarian. Sinn Féin will appeal to Catholic voters to return them as the...
Read More

Cost of living crisis: workers not to blame for inflation

Here we carry the editorial from Socialist Alternative our sister organisation in England, Wales and Scotland Prices are rocketing, in the shops, in our energy bills, at the petrol pumps,...
Read More

Southern establishment voices demand ditching of formal commitment to neutrality

By Finghín Kelly The last month has seen a concerted effort from large sections of the political establishment – in particular those in Fine Gael and several prominent journalists –...
Read More

Current Stage of the War — View from Russian anti-war socialists

It is now a month since the start of military operations in Ukraine. The original aims of the Kremlin — which included the speedy seizure of cities such as Mariupol,...
Read More

A Socialist World Is Possible: What is Socialism, and How Could We Win It?

By Alicia Salvadeo & Tony Wilsdon, Socialist Alternative America Record inequality, crippling debt, a devastating pandemic, unfulling and unsafe jobs, discrimination and abuse, environmental and weather disasters, skyrocketing costs of...
Read More

“The cost of living is increasing very rapidly, and our wages are not keeping up!” Interview with a striking council worker

Council workers took strike action in Northern Ireland this week against a real-term pay-cut amidst a rising cost of living. The Socialist spoke to Cassie, an admin worker at Belfast City Hall organised in Unite the Union, about why she decided to take strike action.
Read More

World News


Current Stage of the War — View from Russian anti-war socialists

It is now a month since the start of military operations in Ukraine. The original aims of the Kremlin…
Socialist Alternative
The Socialist

Environmental News