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“Finland Station” and the struggle for socialism today

By Alan Jones, US Socialist Alternative, New York A Response to Bhaskar Sunkara  At the end of June, in the midst of a growing discussion about socialism in the United States, Bhaskar Sunkara published an important op-ed in the New ...

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Corbynomics: Can capitalism be saved or is socialist planning necessary?

By Hannah Sell, from the October edition of Socialism Today The IMF now calls for state intervention to stimulate the ailing global economy. And many on the left also propose Keynesian-style policies. So, does this mean the IMF would welcome ...

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The socialist case for scrapping Trident and defending jobs

By Matt Dobson The Conservative Westminster government is likely to bring a vote on renewing the Trident nuclear missile system to Parliament in 2016. The government has put the bill at between £15bn and £20bn, but campaign group Greenpeace claims ...

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Militant anniversary: 50 years of socialism and workers’ struggle


Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary When we started publishing Militant, the Socialist’s predecessor, in October 1964, few of our political opponents expected that we would not only continue publication for 50 years, but become an important factor in subsequent ...

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Socialist Party Scotland – What We Stand For


Socialist Party Scotland is a campaigning socialist, Marxist and internationalist organisation that fights for the interests of the working class and young people. We have branches of the party across Scotland.
We stand for socialist change both hear and internationally – ...

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Packed meeting hears the case for socialist change after the indyref

Report from Leah Ganley Over ninety people packed into a small room above a pub off Glasgow’s George Square last night to discuss how the fight for an independent socialist Scotland continues in the wake of the referendum. Socialist Party ...

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Socialism and the national question today.

From Socialism Today No.181, September 2014 by Peter Taaffe, General Secretary of Socialist Party (England and Wales), CWI International Secretariat The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought the issue of the ‘national question’ ...

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40th anniversary of the founding of the Committee for a Workers’ International

Socialistworld.net Socialist Party Scotland is affiliated to the worldwide socialist organisation the Committee for a Workers’ International. To mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Committee for a Workers’ International on April 21st 1974 we are publishing here three ...

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