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30 June 2021
Carmel Gates has been elected general secretary of Northern Ireland's largest union
23 June 2021
Edwin Poots, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), the largest party in Northern Ireland, has resigned just three weeks after he won the position
26 May 2021
'Three Families' is a two-part series that deals with the issue of access to abortion in Northern Ireland
12 May 2021
Forty years ago in May, Bobby Sands, provisional IRA prisoner and an MP, died on hunger strike in the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland
12 May 2021
Family of Joe McCann continues to fight for justice: Two unnamed former British paratroopers, accused of the 1972 murder of Joe McCann, an Official Irish Republican Army (IRA) leader, were formally acquitted on 4 May
14 April 2021
Images of young people rioting in Belfast and elsewhere, countered by police using water cannon, conjured up scenes from the period of the 'Troubles'
3 February 2021
The European Commission was forced into a humiliating climbdown
8 July 2020
The coronavirus pandemic hit Northern Ireland at the very same time as the political parties in the Assembly (Stormont) were re-establishing a power-sharing Executive for the first time in over three years
17 June 2020
The Tories all sat in their posh homes behind computers now want to put our lives at risk through the relaxation of the two-metre rule
29 April 2020
This issue of the Socialist covers International Workers' Day, Friday 1 May 2020. May Day is always an important event in the calendar of the workers' movement. It is doubly so this year
31 March 2020
In Northern Ireland virtually every manufacturer continued to operate as normal following the coronavirus lockdown, which led to rising confusion and then mounting anger
26 February 2020
Northern Ireland's government was suspended between 2017 and 2020 after the sectarian parties refused to reach a power-sharing agreement following the 'cash for ash' scandal. Now a strike wave has forced them and the bosses to give ground.
15 January 2020
In November, none of England's 118 major A&E departments met their targets - In December the situation got worse.
15 January 2020
Thousands of nurses and healthcare workers in Northern Ireland have been taking part in industrial action since November over pay parity and staffing
4 December 2019
25,000 hard-pressed healthcare workers in Northern Ireland - including nurses, social care staff and support services - took action at NHS sites on 25 November, demanding that their longstanding concerns over safe staffing levels and pay parity be addressed
27 November 2019
For the first time in the Royal College of Nursing's 103-year history, nurses have voted for strike action. They have been joined by Unison, and likely, the Nipsa and Unite unions which are now balloting for strike action.
6 November 2019
Donal O'Cofaigh is the CWI's first elected councillor in Northern Ireland and is pioneering the struggle for independent working-class political representation in the North.
9 October 2019
Trade unionists, community campaigners and members of the Socialist Party protested against anti-abortion activists holding up huge images of foetuses in the Walthamstow square on 5 October.
2 October 2019
Wrightbus is one of the last remaining bus manufacturers in the UK. It produced the Routemaster, also known as the Boris bus, for the London Transport Authority.
18 September 2019
The fight for justice is intimately linked with challenging the culture of deference to authority which has held down and separated working-class people for too long
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