Theory & History

World economy – On the edge of a double dip?

The panic on stock markets since August – which saw a 6.45% decline in world stock markets – and the data emerging of declining growth in Europe, the US and China is further proof that the “solution” of austerity – sharp and painful cutting back on public spending – has failed.

10 years since the Holy Cross conflict

What socialists said

Below we re-post an article by Peter Hadden, the then regional secretary  of the Socialist Party, written at the time of the Holly Cross conflict that puts forward a clear anti-sectarian working class, socialist position.

40 years after internment


What socialists said

Below we re-post an article from Militant, the paper of the forerunner of the Socialist Party which puts a working class, socialist position on internment. 

Rosemary Nelson Inquiry fails to uncover the truth

The report into the killing of Lurgan solicitor Rosemary Nelson by the loyalist paramilitary group, the LVF leaves many questions unanswered. The inquiry team was charged with investigating if “any wrongful act or omission” by the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), British army or British intelligence services, and the Northern Ireland […]