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Issue 188 May 2015

Socialism Today 188 - May 2015A new turn in Latin America?

The historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, political and economic turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolise a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean. But in what direction? With an upturn in struggle by workers and the oppressed, a new volatile period beckons, writes TONY SAUNOIS.

Nigeria’s historic election

For the first time in Nigeria’s history, a ruling party has been defeated in an election. Now, former dictator, General Buhari, takes over a shattered economy – and a huge desire for change on the part of the workers and poor. This edited statement by the national executive of the DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST MOVEMENT (DSM – CWI in Nigeria) analyses the implications.

When workers stood united: striking against sectarianism

There is a hidden history to the ‘Troubles’ in Northern Ireland. That is the role played by the organised workers’ movement in opposing sectarian violence and, at times, preventing it from spiralling out of control. MICHAEL CLEARY draws out the lessons of this vital struggle.

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$15 an hour
USA national day of action

Quebec students
A new hot spring

Canada fossil fuels
Harper's carbo-state policy

India's Daughter
Brutal oppression of women

Arundhati Roy
A capitalist ghost story