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8 February 2017
Socialist Party members recently organised a film night instead of our usual branch meeting - the film was 'I, Daniel Blake'. Beforehand we sold 17 copies of the Socialist outside the venue.
8 February 2017
The idea of welfare benefits being replaced by a 'universal basic income' (UBI) has resurfaced in recent years - a welcome discussion because it raises the fundamental right of everyone to have an income that meets their basic needs. Exact proposals vary but they are all based on the idea of everyone in society receiving an unconditional, tax-free, regular payment, regardless of whether they are working or the composition of their household.
7 December 2016
Zac Goldsmith's humiliating defeat in the Richmond Park byelection was equally a defeat for Theresa May and the Tories. Her already weak government has seen its majority cut to 13.
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.
25 May 2016
In the run-off second round election for Austria's presidency, Alexander Van der Bellen from the Green Party narrowly defeated Norbert Hofer, the candidate of the far-right Freedom Party.
18 May 2016
The "anti-austerity" Green Party has once again lined up with Blairite cutters in Bristol
27 April 2016
Unfortunately, Jeremy Corbyn, in another retreat in the face of the right-wing Blairites that infest the Labour Party, has not insisted on the London elections being fought on the policies that swept him to the leadership.
27 April 2016
On a panel with the Green Party, Liberal Democrats, Ukip and Conservatives, TUSC was the only anti-cuts party. While the Greens often try to put themselves forward as being anti-austerity, their candidate wrongly stated councillors' "hands are tied" over cuts.
27 April 2016
Why we need A new party of the 99%: The 'Battle of New York' has served only to further expose what millions of people in the US are becoming painfully aware of - the Democratic Party primary is rigged in favour of the establishment.
24 June 2015
Hundreds of Lancashire residents and anti-fracking activists lobbied Lancashire county council
25 March 2015
Join the socialist fightback! The Socialist Party's central message in the 2015 elections is this: austerity is not necessary and there is an alternative - a socialist alternative
4 March 2015
Green-led Brighton council's budget meeting on 26 February ended in a stalemate after five hours
3 March 2015
Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party, has had a difficult time lately
25 February 2015
The 2012 Green Party Bristol mayoral manifesto said: "We do not agree with the logic of cutting public spending at a time of recession." Fighting words, but completely at variance with their deeds on Bristol City Council
11 February 2015
The pattern of two-party politics in Britain is breaking up. Anger at austerity and declining living standards is increasing the distrust of all capitalist politicians
28 January 2015
Widespread electoral disillusionment with the Tory, Labour and Lib Dem establishment parties has opened up a political vacuum. Claire Laker-Mansfield questions whether the Green Party provides the answer to the lack of working class political representation.
26 November 2014
On 19 November, over 5,000 joined lively march
5 November 2014
It's not just Russell Brand attacking the political and economic elite this time, but also wealthy Hollywood actress and former Labour supporter, Emma Thompson. These celebrities have captured the mood of many who are disillusioned with the main parties
24 September 2014
The elections in Sweden on 14 September were a catastrophe for the ruling right-wing alliance of four parties that have formed the government since 2006 (Moderates, Christian Democrats, Liberal Party and Centre Party), writes Per Olsson Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden).
18 August 2014
A small but determined contingent attended the Labour mayor's cabinet to oppose the latest butchery of services
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