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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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Strike action scores a victory for Scottish college lecturers

Scottish lecturers have won a major victory in their battle for fair and equal pay and nationally recognised terms and conditions in the college sector. Up to 5,000 members of the EIS – Further Education Lecturers Association (FELA) took national ...

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Trade unions should lead the EU referendum debate

Clive Heemskerk, Socialist Party England and Wales Although the majority of trade unions support the idea of a so-called ‘social Europe’ they have often opposed, at least on paper, the reality of European Union (EU) policies and not all of ...

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EU referendum: Vote No to the bosses’ EU and defeat the Tories

Editorial statement from the Socialist Party England and Wales   The referendum on 23 June is not just about the EU but is also an opportunity to pass verdict on Cameron and his rotten government. An ‘out’ vote would strike ...

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Global capitalist elite fear a new economic crisis

By Lynn Walsh. From the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party England and Wales Every year the global capitalist elite meet at the World Economic Forum held at Davos, a posh Swiss ski resort. This year, the prevailing ...

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