Theory & History

Venezuela: Imperialist offensive sharpens following Assembly elections

Venezuela: Imperialist offensive sharpens following Assembly elections

On 30 July elections were held to elect members of the “National Constituent Assembly” (ANC). In the days prior to the election, US imperialism and the MUD (the coalition which unites the right and far-right in Venezuela) backed a campaign of threats and violence to stop them taking place.

Election analysis: Socialism or sectarian reaction

Election analysis: Socialism or sectarian reaction

The stunning electoral upset delivered by Jeremy Corbyn on the basis of a radical, left platform has had an electrifying impact and is potentially a historic turning point. He has engaged a new generation of youth in politics and smashed the lie that socialist policies are unpopular.

International Women’s Day 2017: A century on from the Russian Revolution

Statement from the Committee for a Workers International International Women’s Day (8th March) is being celebrated with special enthusiasm this year by members of the parties and organisations affiliated to the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI). It is a hundred years since women workers of Petrograd chose this day […]

How Could Socialism Work?

How Could Socialism Work?

Socialism is on the rise once again internationally as a new generation looks for an alternative to the inequality and injustice of capitalism. While Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn have popularised an idea of socialism in the 21st century, many questions arise as to what socialism actually is. Here Eddie […]

100th anniversary of the execution of James Connolly

Today (12 May) marks the 100th anniversary of the execution of James Connolly, by a British army firing squad, for his key role in the 1916 Easter rising in Dublin. James Connolly was a Marxist, a revolutionary socialist and an internationalist. His life was one of unremitting struggle to advance the interests of […]