Reports and Campaigns
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10 May 2017
'Fracked!' is an interesting and topical play, and puts forward good environmental arguments against the use of fracking for our future energy sources
26 April 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including the general election, Militant in Liverpool, the Holocaust and football.
15 March 2017
Trump's vile racist ban on people travelling to the US from six Muslim-majority countries and his ban on refugees has been met with a mighty movement of opposition from US workers and young people.
8 March 2017
I first heard about socialism from my mum when I was about 7 or 8. I remember being in the car and she had a Billy Bragg album playing. The Red Flag was on it and I asked her what it was about and what it meant and she sort of explained what socialism was.
1 March 2017
Film review: Hidden Figures: Space rockets and the struggle against racism and sexism might seem an odd combination but Hidden Figures definitely pulls it off
15 February 2017
Paris has been rocked by days of protests following the horrific assault by police on a black youth worker from the poor northern suburb of Aulnay-sous-Bois
25 January 2017
Fight for community control of police policy and hiring: Unbelievably, the victim was charged with assaulting a police officer despite video evidence showing the opposite.
18 January 2017
I find it frightening that NHS trusts are unable to guarantee patient safety. I find it shocking that the Red Cross, an organisation normally associated with international aid, has found it necessary to declare a "humanitarian crisis" in the fifth largest economy in the world.
14 December 2016
According to this year's 'veracity' survey from polling agency Ipsos Mori, faith in British politicians to tell the truth is lower than ever before.
23 November 2016
"Within hours of Donald Trump winning the US election we were able to get 40,000 people on the streets and put socialist ideas out there, at the time when we had the biggest audience", said Darletta Scruggs when talking to over 60 people, mostly from the local black community.
16 November 2016
Working people, minorities and women must fight back: Following Donald Trump's presidential victory we publish an analysis by Socialist Alternative (SA), our co-thinkers in the US, written by Philip Locker and Tom Crean.
9 November 2016
The Socialist Party's Black and Asian Group has produced a new pamphlet called 'Fight racism, fight for socialism'. It is a collection of articles from the Socialist and looks at some of these key questions of why racism exists and how to fight it.
26 October 2016
Non-fiction: Pitch Black: Raph Parkinson's letter in the Socialist issue 920 on racism in football highlights an issue which has sadly been long present in the game. A recent book by Emy Onuora - 'Pitch Black: the story of black British footballers' - looks at the history of racism in football, and the effect this has had on the footballers themselves.
19 October 2016
Fighting racism and capitalism with solidarity, socialism and song: An actor who starred on Broadway, a talented college American football player, a brilliant singer - and a socialist and civil rights campaigner at a time when Malcom X and Martin Luther King were just children.
12 October 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Liverpool FC and the fight against racism; Guardian's hypocrisy over Corbyn.
12 October 2016
Reader's comment: After reading 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X' I am left in awe. This book is essential reading for the black activist and any socialist. Never have I read words more radicalising, or that have changed my perception of the world around me so much.
5 October 2016
At Socialism 2016 over 1,000 people will be discussing the socialist alternative to capitalism. Come along to discuss kicking out the Tories, organising to defeat racism, defending Corbyn's anti-austerity message, the US presidential election, and much more.
5 October 2016
The police killing spree in the United States has unleashed a mass movement. It has also uncovered anew the ties between the profit system and endemic racism. The struggle against racism must also be the struggle for a socialist society.
28 September 2016
While the media hails the 'successes' of black politicians and celebrities, the reality facing the majority of black people is very different.
28 September 2016
Student members of Socialist Alternative, the Socialist Party's co-thinkers in the United States, have officially launched Socialist Students, a nationwide initiative to help build a socialist movement in schools and on campuses across the country. Elan Axelbank, a student in New Jersey and member of Socialist Alternative, explains why.
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