Troubled Times republished – a Marxist guide to the national question
As the centenary of partition sparks heightened discussion on the future of the Northern Ireland state, Herald Books – the publishing house of the Socialist Party – has republished Troubled Times as a vital guide for those engaged in the struggle for socialism today.
Peter Hadden – a life of struggle for workers’ unity & socialism
On the tenth anniversary of his death, we re-publish the following obituary of Peter Hadden, a leading member of the Socialist Party and our International, who played a key role in developing a Marxist understanding of the national question in Ireland.
Socialist classic ‘Divide and Rule’ republished
This year, the Socialist Party intends to re-print some of Peter Hadden's key works, which we think will be an assist for a new generation looking towards socialist ideas as an alternative to sectarian division. Our first re-print will be of Divide and Rule, written in 1980, in which Peter analyses the period leading up to the partition of Ireland. Below is the introduction to the new edition.
10 years after the Visteon Occupation – lessons for struggle today
This month is the tenth anniversary since the historic occupation in the Visteon plant after Ford announced they were closing the plant. Below is a Socialist Party Bulletin produced at the time.