Government’s emissions targets — another Green sell-out dressed up as progress

By Aedan Hamrock  In late July the government announced what they claimed was an ‘ambitious’ set of commitments to seriously...
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War and its consequences: Five months after the invasion of Ukraine

Editorial statement from issue 8 of Socialist World, the theoretical journal of the International Socialist Alternative War in Ukraine is...
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Planet burns in record heatwave: Capitalist rulers throw fuel on the fire

By Jonathan Diebold Droughts, wildfires, 40-degree temperatures and thousands of directly related deaths: this is not the apocalyptic warning of...
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Follow the RMT example: Unions must take action to defend living standards

By Mick Barry TD The inflation crisis has sharply posed the question: how can the living standards of working-class people,...
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Sri Lanka: Gotabaya Rajapaksa forced out of power

By Serge Jordan, International Socialist Alternative Fast-paced events in crisis-ridden Sri Lanka have taken yet a new turn today, Saturday...
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Trans Pride 2022: How can we win liberation & bodily autonomy?

Trans and Intersex Pride this year is happening in the context of an escalation of transphobia globally, including in Ireland. ...
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Capitalist cost of living crisis – Build a movement to demand action

By Conor Payne The cost-of-living crisis is having a devastating effect on the lives of working-class people. Official inflation is...
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North: From ‘historic election’ to new crisis at Stormont

By Kevin Henry  This year’s Assembly election was historic, with Sinn Féin emerging as the largest party, the first non-Unionist...
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‘War Against Bolshevism’: The Irish Civil War, 1922-23

This week marks 100 years since the outbreak of the Irish Civil War. The British prime minister threatened ‘terrible war’...
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Rail strike in Britain: Working-class power in action

By Finghín Kelly The power held by working-class people when acting collectively was strongly shown this week in Britain with...
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A big win for abortion rights in Kansas

By Keely Mullen, Socialist Alternative (our sister organisation in the United States) In kicking abortion rights back to the states, the right hoped that they’d see a clear path to near-total abortion bans across the country. Well, the results this week in Kansas should serve as a kick in the teeth. In a landslide victory, and with record voter turnout, Kansans overwhelmingly rejected a…

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