Poland: Mass Movement in Defence of Abortion Rights

Huge protests have erupted in Poland over further restrictions to abortion rights, which are already among the most restricted in the world. Since the writing of this article on October 27, a women's strike...

Victorian Government Cuts Down Sacred Trees For Highway Expansion

At the same time as lockdown restrictions were being lifted, VicRoads and Victoria Police began forcibly removing activists protecting sacred trees on Djab Wurrung country, near Ararat in western Victoria. A sacred 350-year old...

Melbourne’s ‘Second Wave’ of Coronavirus: Capitalism Is To Blame

In late June the second wave of coronavirus infections spread through Melbourne, peaking at the end of July. At the time of writing, the vast majority of Australia's 20,000 confirmed infections and 897 deaths...

Lekki Massacre in Nigeria: Kick out the Killer Buhari-Led Regime Now!

Protests against police brutality in Nigeria have taken a violent turn. Police have opened fire on peaceful demonstrators, killing at least twelve people. We publish here a press statement issued by Socialist Action's sister...

The Covid Vaccine & the Failure of Capitalist Competition

This article was originally published by the Socialist Party, the Irish sister organisation of Socialist Action. The total failure of the capitalist system to deliver for the needs and aspirations of ordinary, working-class people is...

Review: The Social Dilemma – Social Media, Addiction and Capitalism

This article was originally published by Socialist Action's sister organisation in England, Wales and Scotland, Socialist Alternative. Like millions of other people over the last few weeks, I watched Netflix’s heavily-trending docudrama The Social Dilemma....

Greece: Anti-Fascist Campaign Leads to Guilty Verdict Against Golden Dawn

Last week, an Athens court handed down a guilty verdict in a historic trial over the Greek fascist organisation Golden Dawn. On October 15, its neo-Nazi leaders were given 13-year prison sentences. This outcome...

Belarus Solidarity Appeal: Report by a Striking Worker

                  Since the beginning of August, and the declaration of the fraudulent election result that saw Alexandr Lukashenko claim victory, mass protests have rocked Belarus. Protesters have been met with violence, repression and arrests. A...