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Capitalism is destroying the planet – Socialist change not climate change

Pete Dickenson, Socialist Party England and Wales As protests and demonstrations take place around the world this week-end, to tell the representatives at the Paris COP21 Summit to save the planet, we re-publish this article carried in the Socialist, paper of ...

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Marxist perspectives for Scotland: Mass struggle and socialism will challenge capitalist austerity

This statement was written by the Executive Committee of Socialist Party Scotland for the party conference which took place in late November 2015.  Following discussion, amendment and voting, the document was agreed by the conference. The statement was written before ...

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Outrage in Paris: We will not be intimidated! We will not be divided!

  Statement by Gauche Révolutionnaire (Revolutionary Left), Socialist Party Scotland's sister organisation in France Sickening violence has struck Paris once more. Over 120 dead and dozens of injured in places where workers and young people gather at the end of ...

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Portugal: Right-wing government falls – The left must offer a 100% anti-austerity alternative

  As of the 10th November, the minority right-wing government in Portugal has fallen – defeated by a vote in parliament over its austerity programme. The Socialist Party (PS), with a long record of supporting pro-austerity, big business policies, the Communist ...

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Hundreds march to demand Save Our Steel

Report from Matt Dobson Over 300 steelworkers, their families, trade unionists and supporters from the wider community marched through Motherwell from the Dalzell plant to the site of the old Ravenscraig steelworks on 7th November. The march was called by ...

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Israel/Palestine: Netanyahu government policy claims more victims

Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel-Palestine) The arrogant policy of “management of the conflict” of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is claiming more and more victims from both sides of the national schism almost daily. Since the beginning of ...

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Defend Corbyn campaign: ‘Momentum’ must mobilise for real and lasting change

Editorial from the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales The Scottish Labour Party conference is meeting this weekend and Jeremy Corbyn will be speaking in Perth on Friday afternoon. Increasingly the question being asked is can ...

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Fight to save the steel jobs – Nationalise the industry now!

Matt Dobson 1,200 steel jobs are threatened across the UK, including 400 in Scotland with the closure of the two remaining steelworks at Motherwell (Dalzell – see picture above) and Cambuslang (Clydebridge). These body blows came after the closure of the ...

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Right wing step up campaign against Corbyn

Editorial from the Socialist (issue 873), weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) “I can’t remember any other party conference where the leader has been so publicly reprimanded by so many of his senior frontbenchers,” (Andrew Rawnsley, ...

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