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Massive demo shows battle to save the NHS can be won

  Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales deputy general secretary For hours they poured off coaches and out of Euston and other stations as over 100,000 people – some estimates were as high as 250,000 – streamed to London ...

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Rotten core of the Irish capitalist state exposed by McCabe and Jobstown scandals

By Cillian Gillespie, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Over the last number of weeks, the Irish government has been shaken by a controversy surrounding the outrageous smearing of a prominent Garda (police) whistleblower, Maurice McCabe.  At the core of this ...

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Corbyn movement must seize initiative – or face defeat

  Editorial from the Socialist - Socialist Party England and Wales This year will be remembered as a turning point in British history. The vote to exit the EU threw everything into turmoil. Capitalist politics was shaken out of its ...

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Refound Labour as a democratic, socialist, anti-austerity party

Editorial from the Socialist newspaper - Socialist Party England and Wales “The war continues.” So declared one ex-shadow cabinet minister to the Sunday Times (25 September). The attempted coup against Jeremy Corbyn by 172 Labour MPs has ended in abject ...

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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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Irish general election: anti-austerity policies winning popular support

With just three days to go until the general election in the Irish republic on 26 February, opinion polls indicate an important breakthrough for the socialist left is possible. The Socialist Party in Ireland is participating as part of the broader ...

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TUSC: Central in the battle for a working class anti-austerity voice

Sarah Wrack, editor of the Socialist - Socialist Party England and Wales “May you live in interesting times” said Dave Nellist, chair of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC), in opening its 2015 conference. This old Chinese curse is ...

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Jeremy Corbyn under attack but enthusiastic support continues

Editorial from the current edition of the Socialist - the paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales The furore over revelations in Lord Ashcroft’s biography of David Cameron has temporarily driven attacks on Jeremy Corbyn from the front ...

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Irish establishment criminalises protest: Defend the Jobstown 27

27 anti-water charges protestors have been summonsed to appear in court by the police in Dublin regarding the Jobstown protest in November 2014 (when the deputy Prime Minister and Labour leader was blocked in her car by locals angry over the ...

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