Recent articles by the Socialist Party

The real ideas of James Connolly

And 2 letters about Connolly and Religion. This is an article by Peter Hadden carried in Socialism Today, No. 100. It was followed by 2 letters dealing with Connolly and Religion. Read more here..

Raytheon - Defend the right to protest

Socialist Party Statement 18th August 2006

The bail conditions placed on the nine anti-war protestors who occupied the Raytheon factory in Derry are a serious infringement of the right to free speech and to peacefully protest. One of the conditions set by the court was that the nine would not take part in meetings or activities of the anti-war movement, public or private. More here....

Leon Trotsky - An Enduring Socialist Legacy

On 20 August 1940, Ramon Mercader, an agent of Stalinís secret police (the GPU) struck a crushing blow with an ice-pick into Leon Trotskyís skull, ending the life of Stalinís most feared critic, the foremost Marxist theoretician and outstanding revolutionary. By Alec Thraves.

Three other important articles marking this anniversary can all be read here

Socialist View - latest printed edition is now available

Article on developments in Iran More articles will be added as soon as possible.

Music Review: Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen: We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

Review of "An album of sedition" by John Gowland, Australian CWI

Internationale - whatever language you want it in!!

Here's an interesting site where you can hear dozens of differing language versions, and styles of song, of the Internationale, the workers anthem. Listen in, prepare for the next occassion so you don't have to mime!! Visit here -

Leaflets Collection

We've started to put recent leaflets online. A recent selection includes ones at Belfast May Day, for the Fords workers, Socialist Youth protests against the deportation of Afghani refugees and against sectarian attacks in Ballymena. More here...

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The Revolutionary Role of Youth

An essential document from the archives, from 1987. To build a revolutionary party, Marxists must orientate the bulk of their work towards the youth. This has been borne out by the experience of the Bolsheviks and of the Marxists in the more recent period. Read the rest of this document.

cwi members update China website

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Archives:Labour History and a General Collection

We intend to reprint a series of articles from our past papers. The Socialist Party is politically confident in the material we did produce, we don't hide our politics. Check them out to see how we've consistently argued for workers unity and socialism in Northern Ireland.

Historical reprints:

For what seems to be an accurate list of the deaths in Iraq,
checkout this site.
They also produced this logo showing the rising finanical cost of the war.

Cost of the War in Iraq
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As of today, Oct. 12th, this is more than 8 times what's considered necessary to completely combat world poverty!

Searching for something?

Are you looking for an article the SP wrote a while ago? Well now you can find it. Several hundred articles, documents, press statements issued by the SP and the CWI over the past couple of years can now be searched. Go along to sitemap.

If you can't find an article of interest, or if a link is broken, please let us know.

New Publications

Reviews, Obits, some other non directly political material, etc.

New Documents

More articles from the SP archives of are available in our sitemap