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Save the steel plants: Step-up the campaign for nationalisation

Matt Dobson reports The consultation period for the threatened Tata steel plants at Motherwell (Dalzell), Cambuslang (Clydebridge) and Scunthorpe has come to an end. As yet there are only rumours in the media about the possibility of private buyers.  On 7th ...

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Perspectives for world capitalism and the class struggle

CWI International Secretariat The following is an edited version of a draft document on world perspectives, , that will be discussed at the January 2016 World Congress of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI). The meeting will be attended by ...

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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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