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Dale Farm eviction – the racism that shames Britain

The shocking police violence around the eviction of travellers at Dale Farm exposed the racism at the heart of British society, write Natalie Silverstein and Luke Cooper…

The Jarrow March – for jobs and dignity

The Socialist Party organised Jarrow March ended in London in early November, inspired by the 1936 Jarrow crusade, Joy Macready and Dave Stockton look at the historical lessons and what…

Syria: Assad’s concessions are a fraud

Despite president Bashar al-Assad’s promises not to shoot protesters, his regime has continued to kill civilians, most recently in Damascus and Homs. The Arab League’s week-long talks to produce a…

“Split talk” amongst the Nepalese Maoists

Rajesh Thapa reports from Kathmandu on the growing divisions in the Maoists over the post civil war settlements…

#Occupy Movement hits Pakistan

The Occupy Lahore Camp started on 22 October at noon in Nasir Bagh park, a regular site for political rallies. More than 500 participated, largely peasant women, factory workers, students…

Strike against electricity privatisation in Pakistan

Electricity supply workers took to the streets in Lahore on 1 November to protest at government plans to dissolve the Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO), the privatisation of power distribution…

US threatens war against Iran

With the publication of the International Atomic Energy Agency report on the Iranian nuclear programme this week, it is no surprise we are seeing images of Israeli soldiers preparing for…

7 billion people – don’t panic, organise!

Humanity has passed the 7 billion mark, according to the UN, and the usual concerns about ‘over population’ filled the media. But, as Kady Tait argues, the problem is not…

Review: Ides of March

The Ides of March could not come at a more politically appropriate time, for this is a story about the credibility of politics and the struggle between principled idealists and…

Occupy: We are the 99%!

The Occupy Wall Street Movement (OWS) has spread like wildfire to hundreds of cities across the USA. Its acknowledged inspirations were Cairo’s Tahrir Square, Madrid’s Puerta del Sol, Barcelona’s Plaça…

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