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20 August 2014
Ahead of next year's general election, Tory Chancellor George Osborne and Lib Dem Treasury minister Danny Alexander have been regaling the mainstream media with tales of government success in increasing employment, in an expanding economy
31 July 2014
The Tories can barely conceal their glee. With a general election just ten months away, Chancellor Osborne has announced that the economy has now expanded for the sixth consecutive quarter
4 June 2014
Debt collectors: Low income families, whose tax credits were incorrectly calculated by the HMRC, are being hounded for overpayments by HMRC-contracted debt collection agencies
14 May 2014
Each week members of the Socialist Party sell copies of the Socialist newspaper. Sellers are often questioned about socialist ideas. Here Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe ‘reports’ on one such discussion as it might take place
7 May 2014
Capitalism is a system in crisis. It is delivering austerity for the majority and unimaginable wealth for a few at the top. Inevitably it is increasingly being questioned, writes Hannah Sell
26 March 2014
9. At root the growing radicalisation that is developing is a reflection of capitalism's continuing inability find a way out of the crisis. The hopes of the capitalists worldwide, that their system would
19 February 2014
Boom and bust: Last year government business secretary Vince Cable boasted of rising output in Britain's car industry as illustrating a recovering UK economy
5 February 2014
Poor get poorer: We're still paying for the bankers' and capitalist crisis
29 January 2014
Behind the headlines and speeches trumpeting 'economic recovery', inequality is so blatant that even the capitalist leaders cannot ignore it
22 January 2014
This is the case for socialism: We say there is an alternative to endless misery. Today, more than ever before in human history, enormous wealth, science and technique exists which could, if properly harnessed, easily provide all of humanity
22 January 2014
Ed Miliband and his shadow cabinet are going hell for leather with speeches and newspaper columns. They want to show how fit they are for election in 2015
27 November 2013
The supporters of capitalism might be calling the feeble growth in the economy a "recovery" but Britain's young people are still left reeling
27 November 2013
Despite capitalist 'experts' predicting that the world economy would by now be experiencing 'escape velocity', capitalism is still in deep crisis. And Europe is most acutely affected, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
6 November 2013
The UK economy will shortly become the fastest growing economy in the western world predicts the ICAEW (the body which represents accountants), writes Ross Saunders.
23 October 2013
Time for a socialist alternative: Tory Chancellor Osborne won't be coming to Socialism 2013. He doesn't need to attend the 'Are we naturally too greedy for socialism?' workshop because he knows he definitely is, with an estimated fortune of £4.3 million.
25 September 2013
The pioneer of the NHS in Britain, Aneurin Bevan, drove the bill through parliament to establish what became a treasure of the British people, particularly for the working class and the poor writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
11 September 2013
Following a series of improved economic data and forecasts over summer, Tory Chancellor George Osborne announced on 9 September that Britain's economy was "turning the corner", writes Alistair Tice.
4 September 2013
Until recently, the 'emerging' economies of the BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - were growing at a steady rate, writes Clare Doyle, Committee for a Workers' International (CWI).
14 August 2013
The media is lauding an economic recovery. Whether there is one and whether it has substance is discussed in the articles below.
10 August 2013
We say there is an alternative to endless misery. Today, more than ever before in human history, enormous wealth, science and technique exists which could, if properly harnessed, easily provide all of
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