Protests in 25 cities around the world on May 4 against attacks on democratic rights
The third round of local elections since Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the Labour Party took place on 3 May 2018. In their wake, inevitably, capitalist politicians of every hue are attempting to use them to attack Corbyn and the Labour leadership.
After days of huge opposition protests, Armenia’s Prime Minister Serzh Sargysyan was forced to resign on 23 April. His resignation has been followed by a fierce contest among parliamentary blocs to elect a new prime minister.
Socialistworld.net spoke to Eddie Abrahamian, a British socialist of Armenian descent. Eddie, who speaks and...
For the first time since independence from British rule, the Sri Lankan government had ruled that there would be no national holiday on 1st May because it was too close to a Buddhist religious festival. It was postponed to 7th May and many see this as a move to gradually abolish the traditional way of recognising the struggle of workers and...
International workers' day – May Day - was marked by rallies and demonstrations around the world. Below is a selection of photos featuring members and sections of the CWI participating in May Day events, helping to rebuild the fighting and socialist traditions of this important day.
‘Long Hair’, Leung Kwok-hung, has long been a thorn in the side of Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing establishment. Since the authoritarian offensive began in earnest in 2016, ‘Long Hair’ and his League of Social Democrats (LSD) have been regarded as “public enemy number one” by the government.