Argentina and Brazil in turmoil

19th June 2018 Socialist Action 0

When the left in Latin America suffered a series of electoral setbacks and other defeats in major countries on the continent, including Brazil and Argentina, the pro-imperialist media of course rushed to claim that the Latin American right was now sweeping all before it after the failure of the left – of the ‘pink tide’ which has pushed most countries in the continent to the left in the period after 2000. This was always a delusion.

No ordinary Party – Sinn Fein Ard Fheis 2018

18th June 2018 Socialist Action 0

Sinn Féin held its Ard Fheis (conference) in Belfast on 15 and 16 June. Visitors and delegates were immediately made aware of a transition by the colour scheme. External and internal posters were purple and white; the stage back drop was purple and white with the platform party sitting at green covered tables.

When Donald met Kim…

12th June 2018 Socialist Action 0

So Trump met Kim and secured his place in the history books as the first sitting US president to meet a leader of the DPRK, but where this emerging ‘peace process’ will actually go is anyone’s guess!