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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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Spycops: A threat to the workers’ movement

Harvey Duke reports For a decade, stories have emerged about undercover cops in Britain. Over the last 5 years, a huge amount of evidence has accumulated – from activists and journalists. Spycops seem to have little to do with investigating ...

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‘Slow coup’ against Jeremy Corbyn gathers pace

Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary The furore around charges of anti-Semitism engulfing the Labour Party is, in reality, an orchestrated and cynical new stage of the campaign by the right-wing pro-capitalist wing of the Labour Party to try ...

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Nationalise now to save the steel industry

Reports from Wales and Scotland by Alex Thraves and Matt Dobson According to some commentators, the multinational Tata Group has a reputation of being a paternalistic and caring corporation that takes into consideration the wellbeing of its workforce. Try telling ...

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