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North sea oil workers set to strike

By Jamie Cocozza, Unite member On the 24th of July, the Unite and RMT unions will stage a 24-hour strike across eight Shell oil and gas platforms as the first step in an organised campaign of industrial action over the ...

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Labour right’s onslaught against democracy and Corbyn must be fought

Hannah Sell (this is a slightly changed version of an article that appeared on www.socialistparty.org.uk) For decades working class people have had no voice in Westminster. The establishment parties – not least New Labour – all acted in the interests ...

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Chilcot report: Iraq was a blood-soaked war for oil

By Judy Beishon The 2.6 million-word Chilcot report in essence acknowledges that the devastating war on Iraq and occupation was a completely unjustifiable act of military aggression, by making it clear that it was not necessary. Families of the UK ...

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Stand firm and organise against the Blairite coup

Editorial of the Socialist, newspaper of the Socialist Party England and Wales Four thousand in Liverpool, 1,000 in Manchester, 800 in Leeds, thousands in London. Across the country people have taken to the streets to show their support for Jeremy ...

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RMT conference takes a fighting stand

Socialist Party members in RMT The 2016 annual general meeting (conference) of the Rail Maritime and Transport Workers Union (RMT) took place 26-30 June against a backdrop of heightened conflict in both the industrial and political arenas. RMT’s battle against ...

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US: After Bernie, keep the political revolution going

  Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative (CWI in the USA) Since the June 7 California primary, the historic upheaval that coalesced around Bernie Sanders’ campaign has continued to defy the demands of the political establishment, but has also increasingly turned into ...

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Defend Corbyn: Organise a conference of the labour movement now!

Statement from Socialist Party in England, Wales and Scotland  Now it’s civil war’ declared the front page of the Daily Mirror. The nine month nascent civil war in the Labour Party has been escalated in earnest. The majority of the Parliamentary ...

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Stop the Blairite coup! Fight for an anti-austerity party for the 99%

Text of a Socialist Party England and Wales leaflet being distributed tonight at the protest at Westminster Prepare for a general election with a clear anti-austerity, anti-racist programme – opposition to all cuts, £10 an hour minimum wage, mass council ...

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Britain’s EU referendum was an uprising against the austerity establishment

By Philip Stott  Britain’s EU referendum produced a political earthquake that has shaken the capitalist elite to its core. Tory prime minister David Cameron has announced his resignation and the party is deeply divided. The Blairites in the Labour Party have ...

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Left alternative needed to counter austerity, racism and the far right

Editorial from the Socialist, the paper of the Socialist Party England and Wales  Following the terrible and shocking murder of MP Jo Cox in West Yorkshire, questions have been asked about the role played by racist propaganda during the EU referendum ...

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