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We need mass resistance to Trump and a new party of the 99%

By Philip Locker and Tom Crean of Socialist Alternative People in the US and around the world awoke today to one of the most shocking political upsets in living memory with the election of Donald Trump as president. It was ...

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Corbyn movement must seize initiative – or face defeat

  Editorial from the Socialist - Socialist Party England and Wales This year will be remembered as a turning point in British history. The vote to exit the EU threw everything into turmoil. Capitalist politics was shaken out of its ...

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Fight Tory racism with socialist policies for EU exit

Socialist Party England and Wales - editorial from the Socialist newspaper  Three months ago the Tories and British capitalism suffered a massive defeat. Similar to the Scottish independence referendum in 2014, the Brexit vote was a democratic uprising – a ...

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Corbynomics: Can capitalism be saved or is socialist planning necessary?

By Hannah Sell, from the October edition of Socialism Today The IMF now calls for state intervention to stimulate the ailing global economy. And many on the left also propose Keynesian-style policies. So, does this mean the IMF would welcome ...

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Refound Labour as a democratic, socialist, anti-austerity party

Editorial from the Socialist newspaper - Socialist Party England and Wales “The war continues.” So declared one ex-shadow cabinet minister to the Sunday Times (25 September). The attempted coup against Jeremy Corbyn by 172 Labour MPs has ended in abject ...

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Anti-austerity surge propels Corbyn to a second victory over the Blairites

Statement from Socialist Party Scotland  Socialist Party Scotland welcomes Jeremy Corbyn’s emphatic victory in the Labour leadership contest. The defeat of Owen Smith, although not unexpected, is a significant blow to the capitalist establishment in Britain and their own “Blairite ...

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TUC congress: Organise mass working class resistance to austerity

Rob Williams, Socialist Party England and Wales industrial organiser TUC congress is taking place at the end of what has seemed like a hot summer, industrially at least. In the run up to the event, the figures for days lost ...

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SNP launch independence “conversation” while defending big business interests

By Philip Stott  The Scottish National Party (SNP) have launched a “new conversation” on independence, two months after the Brexit vote that in the words of Nicola Sturgeon “put a second referendum on the table”. Scotland’s first minister unveiled the ...

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Will the Corbyn uprising save Scottish Labour?

Article from the new issue of the Socialist - the paper of Socialist Party Scotland  Can the massive influx of new members into the Labour Party that propelled Jeremy Corbyn to the UK Labour leadership on an anti-austerity wave, and ...

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#KeepCorbyn: Defeat the Blairites by standing firm for socialist policies

Editorial from the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales Hull, Leeds, Liverpool, Bristol, Merthyr Tydfil. Across Britain [although not yet in Scotland] the biggest left rallies in a generation are taking place in defence ...

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