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Socialism 2004 is a weekend of socialist discussion and debate hosted by the Socialist Party.
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Cost for weekend - £25 waged, £10 unwaged/low waged. For single day - £15 waged, £6 unwaged/low waged.
- End the Occupation of Iraq
- The Miners' strike - 20 Years On: A Civil War Without Guns
- After the elections: where now for socialists?
Marxism and globalisation:
Jobs exodus - is protectionism the solution?
Workers' struggles in Europe.
Latin America - can left populist regimes survive in isolation?
Imperialism - what does it mean?
Haiti's revolutionary tradition - 200 years since independence was declared, what are the lessons for today?
Iran 1979 - why did revolution lead to an Islamic state rather than socialism?
Palestine - can national liberation be secured under capitalism?
How awkward are the 'awkward squad'? The struggle for fighting union leaderships.
International Socialist Resistance (ISR) - Defending young workers' rights, our role in the trade unions
Local councils - the battle for a better deal:
How can communities fight local cuts in services and tax rises?
Question and answer with local campaigners
Liverpool - how socialists led a mass, city-wide struggle against council cuts
Class struggle and everyday life:
Hijab controversy - why socialists oppose the ban on the headscarf.
Are we being poisoned? Why profits are jeopardising food safety.
Is there a 'new sexism'? Socialism and the struggle for women's liberation.
Introduction to Socialist and Marxist ideas:
(ISR) What is Socialism?
Who were the Bolsheviks? What socialists mean by a revolutionary party.
An introduction to Marxist economics.
Socialist Students - what is the future of university education under capitalism? Building the socialist alternative.
Asylum and Immigration - combating the media scares.
Can free markets work? Capitalism versus socialism - a debate.
How can we fight the rise of the racist BNP?
In The Socialist 1 May 2004:
Socialist Party campaigns
International socialist news and analysis