‘Pandora papers’ put capitalism on trial

This article, written by Tony Saunois, was originally published on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI). The explosive leaking of 6.4 million documents and 1.2 million emails, the ‘Pandora papers’, showing the grotesque activities of the super-rich, stashing billions of US$ in offshore accounts to avoid tax and to launderContinue reading “‘Pandora papers’ put capitalism on trial”

Withdrawal from Afghanistan Bruises U.S. Imperialism

by Elisabeth Wichser On August 10th, Biden announced that a Taliban takeover of Afghanistan was “not inevitable.” Five days later, Kabul fell to the Taliban. The images of people storming the U.S.-controlled airport, clinging to planes that were taking off, and filling cargo planes give a sense of the fear and chaos in Kabul. ThereContinue reading “Withdrawal from Afghanistan Bruises U.S. Imperialism”

Kabul falls: A devastating blow to the US and Western imperialism – Afghans’ suffering continues under Taliban

This article, written by Niall Mulholland, was originally published on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. On Sunday 15 August, the Taliban reached the capital of Kabul, forcing the US-backed government of Ashraf Ghani from power. Thousands of residents tried desperately to board planes to flee the hard-line Islamic force. AfterContinue reading “Kabul falls: A devastating blow to the US and Western imperialism – Afghans’ suffering continues under Taliban”

Will China’s Bubble Burst?

This article, written by Hannah Sell, was originally published in the June 2021 issue of Socialism Today, the monthly magazine published by our co-thinkers in the Socialist Party of England & Wales. The Independent Socialist Group stands in solidarity with the Socialist Party as part of the Committee for a Workers’ International. Unlike many otherContinue reading “Will China’s Bubble Burst?”

Israel-Palestine: A new stage in the struggle

This article is the cover story of the June 2021 issue of Socialism Today, the monthly magazine published by our co-thinkers in the Socialist Party of England & Wales. The Independent Socialist Group stands in solidarity with the Socialist Party as part of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon When a ceasefireContinue reading “Israel-Palestine: A new stage in the struggle”

Israel-Palestine conflict: How can workers end war and secure national and democratic rights for all?

Photo: Israeli military bombing of civilian neighborhoods in the Gaza Strip 2021 This article was originally posted on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon The turn to devastating bloodshed by the Israeli regime has followed weeks of brutal Israeli policing in and around Jerusalem’s old city, and aContinue reading “Israel-Palestine conflict: How can workers end war and secure national and democratic rights for all?”

Conflict in Jerusalem widens across Israeli cities and to war on Gaza

This article was originally posted on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon Weeks of repressive, brutal Israeli policing of Palestinian gatherings and protests in East Jerusalem have led to a new round of bloody conflict. Rather than just being confined to Jerusalem, this time the Israeli authorities areContinue reading “Conflict in Jerusalem widens across Israeli cities and to war on Gaza”

El colapso del metro en la Ciudad de México mata a 26 personas: se ignoraron las advertencias!

Por Ashley Rogers  Negligencia, corrupción y capitalismo El 3 de mayo se derrumbó en Ciudad de México un paso elevado por el que circulaba un tren del metro, lo que provocó la muerte de al menos veintiséis personas y heridas a otras ochenta. El tren circulaba por un tramo elevado de la línea 12 cuandoContinue reading “El colapso del metro en la Ciudad de México mata a 26 personas: se ignoraron las advertencias!”

Overpass Collapse in Mexico City Kills 26 — Warnings Were Ignored

By Ashley Rogers Negligence, corruption, and capitalism An overpass carrying a subway train collapsed in Mexico City on May 3, killing at least twenty-six people and injuring eighty. The train was travelling on an elevated portion of Line 12 when a section near Olivos Station collapsed onto traffic below. This incident marks the worst disasterContinue reading “Overpass Collapse in Mexico City Kills 26 — Warnings Were Ignored”