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Socialist plan or capitalist chaos

What sort of new society are we struggling for? Trade unionists, socialists, youth and activists will celebrating this year’s May Day all around the world. It is customary for speakers at May Day events to talk about the need to resist capitalism. But what sort of society are we struggling […]

Socialist Party Answers Attacks of Councillor Jim McVeigh

A Reply to Jim McVeigh In recent weeks Councillor Jim McVeigh, the leader of the Sinn Fein (SF) group on Belfast City Council, has made a series of attacks on the Socialist Party (SP) via social media. In a complete contrast to the otherwise intemperate tone of his comments he […]

"If you don't fight, you will always lose"

March 13th saw an important show of strength by workers in health, education, the civil service and public transport. Tens of thousands of workers showed they were prepared to fight the austerity agenda of Stormont and Westminster. In the weeks before the strike many workers and activists were concerned that […]