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16 May 2013
Over 150 yrs ago Karl Marx described the nature of capitalism with its constant cycle of boom and bust, writes Thursday 16th May 2013.
7 May 2013
With the recent cold snap and seeming never-ending snow, the latest sign of the impact of global warming, we discuss how we can fight climate change and establish an economy that will benefit workers without destroying the planet, writes Tuesday 7th May 2013.
24 April 2013
"We are all Thatcherites now," declared Tory leader David Cameron on the day of Thatcher's funeral. "Oh no, we're not!" roared back the working class in Goldthorpe, where over 1,000 protested, in Liverpool, Glasgow and London.
Feature by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
10 April 2013
HBOS has been called the 'worst bank ever' after colossal losses resulted in a government-brokered merger with Lloyds and a subsequent taxpayer bailout of £20.5 billion, writes Matt Gordon, Bristol Socialist Party.
28 March 2013
9. British capitalism, and therefore the working class, faces a bleak future. Five years into the crisis, UK gross domestic product (GDP) is still 12-15% below the pre-crisis trend...
22 March 2013
The document states: 'In October 1997, Merseyside questioned, at the NC, the perspectives of the leadership in relation to the world economy...
22 March 2013
New Technology and Globalisation - can a capitalist slump be avoided? is an answer to criticisms of the Socialist Party's position on a number of key issues facing the workers' movement in Britain and internationally.
As well as globalisation, new technology and perspectives for the world capitalist economy, we also touch on the trade unions, the character and methods of building a revolutionary party and a number of other important issues.
22 March 2013
The 1990s has been a difficult decade for socialists and Marxists. The colossal pro-capitalist, pro-market ideological campaign following the collapse of Stalinism in 1989-91 has had a significant effect...
13 March 2013
Many young people suffer heart-rending experiences struggling for jobs, housing, education and basic services. But there IS an alternative
30 January 2013
Tory Chancellor Gideon Osborne still tells us austerity is working, but the government managed to take economic growth below 0% not once, not twice but now into a 'triple dip', writes Dave Griffiths, West Midlands Socialist Party.
23 January 2013
What's in our food?: Tesco showed us just how much every penny counts to them when horsemeat was found in its beef burgers, as well as in those of other supermarkets including Iceland, Aldi and Lidl, writes Dave Ingham.
16 January 2013
It is little over a month since Chancellor George Osborne delivered his autumn budget statement, prefacing that vicious onslaught on the poorest with a claim that "the British economy is healing"
1 January 2013
The coming year, like 2012, will be one of intense working class struggles, writes Peter Taaffe
12 December 2012
When Tory Chancellor George Osborne presented his Autumn Budget Statement what he served up wasn't so much a speech as a load of lies spun together with well-rehearsed anti-working class hoopla. The Socialist unravels some of the Con-Dems' claims..
7 November 2012
The end of October saw the publication of a report by former Tory minister Michael Heseltine on the economy, writes Alex Davidson, Manchester Central TUSC candidate.
31 October 2012
Following the price hikes by four of the 'big six' energy companies, the French-owned EDF Energy kept tight lipped on whether it would follow suit, writes Alec Price.
10 October 2012
There's a whiff in the Birmingham air. The Tories met here in a state of panic. It's all going wrong! The Con-Dem government faces humiliating failure
10 October 2012
Reality has hit some commentators between the eyes and has forced them to partially recognise Marx's analysis of the nature of capitalist crises which, he explained, were intrinsic to the system.
11 September 2012
Responding to shadow chancellor Ed Balls' speech to the TUC annual congress Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) general secretary Mark Serwotka said:...
27 June 2012
Spain is becoming the new epicentre of the capitalist crisis in the eurozone. The country's massive banking crisis, has led to the right-wing Rajoy government accepting a humiliating €100 billion European...
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