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27 July 2016

Europe and the workers' movement after Brexit

Europe - Britain in particular - is now at the forefront of political developments. Because of the 'weight' of British capitalism, Brexit represents a giant boulder dropped into a lake.

26 July 2016

No compromise with Labour right wing

The next few months will decide the fate of the Labour Party. Although he claims to be 'as radical as Jeremy', leadership challenger Owen Smith is in reality the candidate of those with a vested interest in keeping Labour as a New Labour-style version of the Tories

25 July 2016

Food waste - the logic of capitalism

New figures that half of all food produced in the US is thrown away brings the question of the wastefulness of capitalism into sharp relief, writes Iain Dalton.

13 July 2016

Labour right's undemocratic rulings must be fought

The Labour right have repeatedly shown that they are prepared to dispense with democracy and the wishes of Labour Party members in order to get rid of Jeremy Corbyn. Now they have drastically changed who will be eligible to vote for him.

13 July 2016

Welsh Assembly to scrap 'right to buy'

The Welsh Assembly has announced it plans to scrap Thatcher's ruinous 'right to buy' policy in Wales. The Socialist Party welcomes this move - but this alone will not be enough to solve the housing crisis.

13 July 2016

What we saw: Angela Eagle Facebook meme

Labour right winger Angela Eagle's bid to topple Jeremy Corbyn did not start well. Press walked out of her launch conference halfway through due to developments in the Tory leadership race. Meanwhile, her Alan Partridge-esque "I'm with Angela" Facebook meme has attracted thousands of comments. Almost every one is some variation of "#ImWithCorbyn". At time of writing, there's over 44,000 of them.

13 July 2016

Them & Us

It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including facts and figures about new PM Theresa May and the M&S pay cut.

12 July 2016

Step up the campaign to back Corbyn's fight

It's a victory - reflecting enormous pressure from Labour members and trade unionists - that the attempt to stop Jeremy contesting a new Labour leadership election has been defeated.

8 July 2016

Chilcot Iraq report: More piles of evidence against the blood-soaked war for oil

The 2.6 million-word Chilcot report in essence acknowledges that the devastating war on Iraq and occupation was completely unjustifiable

13 July 2016

Fight racism: for jobs, homes and services for all

Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter: Eljeer Hawkins of the Socialist Party's US co-thinkers reports on the anti-racist struggle there.

13 July 2016

Majority support migrants staying - fight hate crime

Reader's comment: Online reports of hate crime were five times higher than an average week in the seven days from the EU referendum polling day. The media and establishment want to suggest that anti-migrant abuse surged overnight purely because of the result.

13 July 2016

Child poverty rises by 200,000 in a year

In the space of just one year, 2014 to 2015, the number of children living in poverty in the UK has risen by a staggering 200,000. This brings the total number to 3.9 million, according to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

13 July 2016

Police racism still lethal in Britain

A storm of proud fury swept through Brixton, south London on 9 and 10 July as hundreds marched against police racism. 3,000 followed in Manchester on 11 July. Other cities plan to join them.

13 July 2016

Nine-month prison sentence for fleeing ethnic cleansing

Abdul Rahman Haroun, a 40-year-old Sudanese refugee, was sentenced to nine months in prison for trying to reach the UK by walking the Channel Tunnel.

13 July 2016

HSBC jailbreak

George Osborne successfully pressured US prosecutors not to press criminal charges against London-based bank HSBC in 2012. A US Congress committee report on 11 July made the revelation

13 July 2016

Rail fail

Commuters with banners and megaphones protested against privatised rail operator Southern's appalling service in London's Victoria station on 11 July

13 July 2016

Tory coronation is attempt at stability that can't work

The new Tory PM, Theresa May, was hastily chosen by only 0.0004% of the electorate on Monday 11 July.

6 July 2016

Stand firm and organise against the Blairite coup

4,000 in Liverpool, 1,000 in Manchester, 800 in Leeds, thousands in London ... People have taken to the streets to support Jeremy Corbyn and express anger towards the MPs who are trying to force him to resign

30 June 2016

Conference of labour movement to defend Jeremy Corbyn urgently needed

'Now it's civil war' declared the front page of today's Mirror.

6 July 2016

After Chilcot: put Blair in the dock

After seven and a half years, and costing millions of pounds, the Chilcot inquiry into the Blair government's pre-invasion, invasion and occupation of Iraq is due to be published as the Socialist goes to press.


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