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Labour conference: Corbyn’s support must be used to defeat the Blairites

Editorial from the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales  As the Labour Party goes into its third annual conference with Jeremy Corbyn as leader, are his anti-austerity policies closer to being realised? Is the ...

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Where is Scotland going? – Fight for socialist change

By Philip Stott  The dramatic rise of the Scottish National Party (SNP) has been thrown into a sharp reverse recently. The partial collapse in the electoral support for the SNP at the June 2017 general election – a loss of ...

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Manchester bombing: Unite against terror, war and racism

The following is a statement written by Judy Beishon, an executive committee member of our sister party the Socialist Party of England and Wales Young people out enjoying themselves were instead faced with one of the worst kinds of horror imaginable ...

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International Women’s Day: And Still We Rise

By Sinead Daly Saturday, January 21st, 2017, will go down in the history books as a truly historic moment. We saw a global revolt of women, not just against Trump but against the ideas and interests he represents; misogyny, racism ...

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Scotland 2017: A year of turmoil and rising working class anger against capitalism

The following document dealing with perspectives for Scotland for 2017 was discussed, debated and agreed at the Socialist Party Scotland conference that took place on February 11th 2017. The document covers issues including the prospects for an indyref 2, the SNP’s ...

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2017: Upheaval and fightback will continue

  Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party England and Wales general secretary 2016 was the year when the pent-up anger of the masses worldwide finally spilled over in a series of political earthquakes – a delayed reaction to the devastating world economic ...

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Russia 1917: When the working class took power into its own hands

Today, 7th November, (in the new style calendar) is the 99th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution and the overthrow of the capitalist and Tsarist regime. For the first time in human history, power was in the hands of the ...

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#KeepCorbyn: Defeat the Blairites by standing firm for socialist policies

Editorial from the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales Hull, Leeds, Liverpool, Bristol, Merthyr Tydfil. Across Britain [although not yet in Scotland] the biggest left rallies in a generation are taking place in defence ...

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Public Meetings: The socialist case for leaving the bosses’ EU

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is organising a Scottish tour of public events to promote the left-wing and socialist case for exiting the EU. TUSC applied to the electoral commission to be the official campaign for the Leave ...

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