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  • The worst ever explosion in Lebanon’s history, on Tuesday in Beirut’s port, caused horrific devastation of both life and infrastructure. Over 157 people were killed, many are missing and around 5,000 injured. The whole port […] The post Revolutionary mood in Lebanon following horrific explosion  appeared first on .
  • The Singapore general election took place on 11 July with eleven parties contesting for 93 Parliamentary seats. The People’s Action Party (PAP), which has ruled for 57 years since 1965 (after Singapore separated from Malaysia), […] The post Singapore: As economy declines, governing People’s Action Party losses support  appeared first on .
  • Seventy-five years ago, as World War Two was drawing to a close, United States forces dropped two atomic bombs above the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This is still one of the most deadly […] The post 75th anniversary of US atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki appeared first on .
  • Today, 5 August 2020, marks 125 years since the death of Friedrich Engels (28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895). To mark this anniversary, we republish a book review of Engels – A Revolutionary Life, […] The post “What a torch of reason ceased to burn, What a heart has ceased to beat!” – 125 […]
  • Back in March, when the spread of the coronavirus pandemic was accelerating globally, the Socialist newspaper explained that “a newly-spreading virus is a danger that can befall any society. The question facing the world today, […] The post From first wave to second? Boris Johnson’s covid failures appeared first on .

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