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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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#KeepCorbyn: No compromise with the Labour right

From an Editorial in the Socialist newspaper (England and Wales) with additional points on Scotland included The next few months will decide the fate of the Labour Party. Although he claims to be “as radical as Jeremy”, the leadership challenger Owen ...

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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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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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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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The working-class case against the EU

From Socialism Today, the monthly magazine of the Socialist Party England and Wales The latest book by Yanis Varoufakis exposes the role of the EU in destroying Greece’s economy and tearing apart its social fabric by imposing savage austerity. Yet, ...

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