Can capitalism make the whole world rich?

Capitalism seems to be an incredibly successful system. We have seen a massive growth in incomes in many countries. People live longer and better than in the past. But can capitalism make all the countries of the world as rich as the richest states?

Turkey’s endless war

Phil Buyum Jackson discusses the latest bombing in Ankara, Turkey's endless war against the Kurds, and the hypocrisy of the EU's refugee deal. There were few profiles on British social media that were deluged with Turkish...

South African students resume their fight – and face repression

The last few months have seen protests erupt in universities across South Africa. Ashley Fataar, from the South African organisation Keep Left, reports. In September students at universities across South Africa began demonstrating for the...

Thousands protest against Cameron’s War, solidarity needed with Assad’s victims

Nick Evans reports from last night's protest in London against the bombing of Syria Today, the House of Commons will be asked again to vote on bombing Syria. The UK is already bombing Iraq, and...

Left solidarity: supporting grassroots movements in Syria

Last weekend, Syrian activists and their supporters around the world held demonstrations to mark the second anniversary of the Sarin gas attack in Ghouta. Many Syrians feel that they have been at best ignored...

Israel after the Knesset elections: What hasn’t changed

Bill Crane analyses the results of the Israeli Knesset elections  In a result to the 2015 Israeli Knesset elections that has surprised very few, Benjamin Netanyahu, who recently announced there would be no Palestinian state...

Burkina Faso: African workers fighting neoliberalism

Andy Wynne, a British socialist working in sub-Saharan Africa, currently in Nigeria, looks at the background to the recent ousting of Burkina Faso's dictator Blaise Compaoré. This article was originally published on Pambazuka News. In...
Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome

Thrown into another world – experiencing Hiroshima

69 years ago today the US dropped a nuclear bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki. 40,000 people were killed instantly, and many others died soon after. Three days earlier they had also bombed...

Candles in the night: Vigil in Hong Kong commemorates Tiananmen Square

Sue Sparks reports on the vigil held in Hong Kong 25 years after Tiananmen Square.

Whatever happened to the indignados?

Luke Stobart has written the first column in a three part series tracking the radicalisation that has swept the Spanish state since the 15M protests of 2011.