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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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SNP launch independence “conversation” while defending big business interests

By Philip Stott  The Scottish National Party (SNP) have launched a “new conversation” on independence, two months after the Brexit vote that in the words of Nicola Sturgeon “put a second referendum on the table”. Scotland’s first minister unveiled the ...

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Europe’s euro-crisis and prospects for class struggle

Kevin Parslow, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) The recent events in Greece provided the backdrop to the discussion on Europe at the 2015 Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) School. Over 300 people from 22 countries attended the CWI ...

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Greece: No surrender to the “institutions” of austerity – build the fight-back with socialist policies

Editorial article from Xekinima (CWI Greece) Greek society is watching the process of the so-called “negotiations” and is tired, frustrated and angry with the stand taken by the ‘Institutions’ [the IMF/ECB/EU ‘Troika’ by another name]. However, this tiredness and frustration ...

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Greece: Conflict between SYRIZA government and EU escalates

Statement by the Editorial Board of Xekinima (CWI Greece)  Syriza’s first days in government have brought back, at last, smiles, optimism and pride to millions of workers in Greece. The new government’s public commitments and the first steps for the ...

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Greece: Syriza come to power, as old ruling parties collapse

Niall Mulholland, socialistworld.net, interviews Andros Payiatsos, from Xekinima (CWI Greece) What is the importance of the Greek election results? We can describe the result as of historical significance because it represented the collapse of the old forces that ruled the ...

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General election in Greece likely to see a Syriza victory

Interview with Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece) At the end of last year a constitutional crisis arose in austerity-ridden Greece with the failure to elect a president. This triggered an early general election to be called for 25 January. ...

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