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Video: Corbyn – What the Socialist Party thinks needs to happen now

Socialist Party England and Wales general secretary Peter Taaffe explains the importance of Jeremy Corbyn’s victory and, crucially, what steps need to be taken to build a new anti-austierty party with socialist policies.

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Greece: 20 September elections – ‘No’ to the Memorandum parties!

  Statement by Xekinima (Greek section of the CWI) In the coming general election on 20 September, Xekinima (the Greek section of the CWI) calls for a vote against all parties that apply the policies of the latest ‘Memoranda’ signed ...

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Refugee crisis: Defend the right to asylum

  Robert Bechert, CWI Millions upon millions displaced, forced to flee, living in appalling conditions, facing brutality from state forces and sectarian militias while putting their lives at risk as they seek safety; this is the reality of the wars ...

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Migrants flee horrors created by capitalism

This article is from the current edition of the Socialist - the paper of Socialist Party Scotland and original appeared here in July Got a spare £1 million you’d like to invest in a company in Britain? In that case ...

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Killed by benefit cuts – 2,380 dead after Tory attacks on disabled

  Simon Gomery Thousands are dead. They were killed after forced labour or income theft while severely sick or disabled. At least 2,380 disabled people died between December 2011 and February 2014 after being found ‘fit for work’ by bullying, ...

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The launch of a politically unclear left alliance in Scotland

Philip Stott reports RISE – Scotland’s Left Alliance was launched at a conference in Glasgow on Saturday 29th August. RISE (Respect, Independence, Socialism, Environmentalism) has evolved from the Scottish Left Project (SLP) and is primarily made up of the Scottish ...

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Will RISE offer a way forward for socialists, trade unionists and those fighting austerity?

Socialist Party Scotland told “you’re not welcome” in new “left alliance” Socialist Party Scotland statement Socialist Party Scotland stands for the building of a new mass working-class party that can challenge the political establishment who are implementing austerity, including the ...

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Socialist Roger Bannister challenges right winger for Unison leadership

Socialist Party Scotland Rank-and-file socialist Roger Bannister is standing for general secretary of Unison, Britain’s largest public sector union. Unison members are some of the hardest-hit by austerity, and right-wing incumbent Dave Prentis has regularly undermined action. If you agree ...

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