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17 April 2013
Readers of the Socialist will have been sickened by the acres of newsprint and hours of television that have been devoted to worshipping Margaret Thatcher and her record, writes Ken Douglas, Socialist Party national treasurer.
6 February 2013
Hacked off by the capitalist press?: On 22 January, less than two months after the Leveson Report was published, billionaire media magnate Rupert Murdoch welcomed Chancellor George (née Gideon) Osborne and London Mayor Boris Johnson into his Mayfair apartment, writes Bob Severn.
24 October 2012
On Tuesday 23 October the Guardian printed three letters complaining that the paper and its sister publication, the Observer, had failed to adequately report on the huge 20 October TUC demo against austerity, writes Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, Editor, the Socialist.
17 October 2012
On 13 October, the first Socialist Party campaiging stall in Kenilworth for many years was held. People were more interested than we expected, as ours is a traditionally right-wing town.
25 July 2012
This issue of the Socialist, 728, will cover a two-week period, as will the following issue, 729. After that we will return to printing the Socialist weekly.
11 July 2012
The Socialist reached 88% of its national sales target for the April-June 2012 quarter. Well done to the 23 Socialist Party branches that reached their targets, writes Sarah Wrack.
20 June 2012
We went to do our regular sale of the Socialist at our local bus station. With the London bus workers' strike on the back page, we sold to both passengers running to work, and to drivers who slowed down...
16 May 2012
Price of the Socialist: On 12 and 13 May the Socialist Party's national committee (NC) met for the first time since being elected at the party's 2012 congress in March...
2 November 2011
The Socialist is a weekly paper that opposes all cuts to jobs and services. Why should we suffer cuts to pay the bankers' deficit, while those very same bankers - many of whom financially back the Tories, continue to enjoy a life of luxury?
20 July 2011
What we say: When long-rotten fruit finally falls, all manner of grossness oozes from it and all varieties of parasites can come crawling out...
20 July 2011
News International heads' grovelling adverts apologising for "the wrongdoing that occurred" will have done little to redeem them in the eyes of people outraged by recent revelations about phone hacking, writes Sarah Wrack, the Socialist sales organiser.
20 April 2011
Editorial of the Socialist: In two weeks' time voters will have an opportunity to demonstrate their views on the Con-Dem government at the ballot box. After a year of economic stagnation, growing poverty, and vicious cuts; no one is in any doubt what the result will be.
17 February 2010
The Socialist appeals to all its readers to support the 2010 May Day greetings appeal, helping the paper to celebrate International Workers' Day, writes Bob Severn.
4 March 2009
To celebrate International Workers' Day and help the paper to continue reporting the viewpoints of people in struggle, The Socialist appeals to you for a May Day greeting in 2009, writes Bob Severn.
13 October 2008
The Socialist Editorial 13 October 2008
3 September 2008
TONY AITMAN, a long-time Socialist Party member was arrested on 30 August for selling copies of The Socialist on a stall in Liverpool city centre, writes By Merseyside Socialist Party members..
3 September 2008
From issue 548 of The Socialist, out on Thursday 18 September, the paper will contain some full-colour pages...
14 November 2007
Fighting for the low-paid: The successful strike action of Unison Whipps Cross Hospital domestics, porters and switchboard staff against contractor Initial Hospital Services last year was a magnificent example of how determination and unity in action c... By Len Hockey, Joint Branch Secretary, Whipps Cross Hospital Unison (personal capacity)
24 May 2007
As Mark Serwotka has talked about, there's the bringing together of the spirit of the pensions struggle in 2005. ...
10 May 2007
Why I joined: I joined the Socialist Party as a result of my own experiences in the last year which made me realise we have to stand together if we are ever to change the world...
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