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12 April 2017

Livingstone, Labour and anti-Semitism

The continuing battle over Ken Livingstone's Labour Party membership has shown how the issue of anti-Semitism has become an important part of the party's internal struggle.

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28 September 2016

Cable Street: When workers united and fought the fascist threat at Cable Street

This month marks the 80th anniversary of what has gone down in history as the Battle of Cable Street. On 4 October 1936 thousands of workers across the East End of London rose up to prevent a march through their areas by the uniformed thugs of Oswald Mosley's fascists.

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27 July 2016

Barcelona 1936: the people's Olympics

For a brief moment 80 years ago, in a hint of what Spain as a whole would become, Barcelona became the focus of opposition to fascism. In July 1936, 6,000 athletes arrived in the city, greeted by banners and bunting welcoming them. They were no ordinary athletes; the socialist hurdlers and the anarchist shot putters were there for the Olimpiada Popular, the People's Olympiad.

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1 June 2016

France 1936: sit-in strikes

Workers across France are stepping up their action against the country's new labour law, with strikes in various sectors and big demonstrations. The French working class has a long history of struggle, including widespread sit-in strikes in May-June 1936. To celebrate the 80th anniversary of this movement, and to learn its lessons, here we carry an extract from an article written by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe and published in Militant (predecessor of the Socialist) in 1978.

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Jeremy Corbyn addressing a demonstration in support of the junior doctors and teachers

29 April 2016

Livingstone suspension: 'Slow coup' against Corbyn.

The furore around charges of anti-Semitism engulfing the Labour Party is, in reality, an orchestrated and cynical new stage of the campaign by the right-wing pro-capitalist wing of the Labour Party to try and prepare the ground for ditching Jeremy Corbyn at the earliest possible opportunity.

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9 December 2015

International Brigades fought against capitalism, not for

Labour MP Hilary Benn's 'electrifying' speech for bombing Syria outrageously invoked the International Brigades in support of imperialist bloodletting.

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12 June 2015

1945 - when Britain said no to Churchill

TV review: Seventy years ago, at the general election of 5 July 1945, a historic Labour landslide swept Winston Churchill out of power, and gave Clement Attlee's government a big majority

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100 years since the Great Slaughter - World War One

100 years since the Great Slaughter - World War One

31 July 2014

WW1 - 100 years since the great slaughter

One hundred years ago World War One began, unleashing slaughter on an unprecedented scale. It was dubbed the 'Great War', the 'war to end wars'. For the ten million killed and more than ten million seriously injured it was certainly not great.

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21 April 2010

1936 - A play about the Olympics

Attic Theatre Co: ROUND THE corner from the London 2012 Olympics site, the play "1936" opened at the Arcola Theatre, Dalston...

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25 August 2009

The real lessons of the Second World War

Seventy years ago, the major powers plunged humanity into the horror of world war, Peter Taaffe writes in the latest Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party.

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1 July 2009

BNP: Looking beneath the suits

THE BRITISH National Party (BNP) diligently cultivates its new image of smart suits and 'legal' respectability, writes Keith Whitehead.

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30 January 2008

How Hitler came to power

Rise of evil?: Towards the end of World War One Germany was a country in ruin. Over one and a half million Germans had died. An economic blockade meant conditions for workers in the cities were deteriorating...

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28 June 2007

Rehabilitating Stalin?

Review by Peter Taaffe of Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore: "Lenin shot by Trotsky in drunken brawl". This was a headline, not from the gutter press but from a so-called 'quality' US capitalist newspaper in...

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5 February 2005

The Holocaust - who was to blame?

The sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz has produced a plethora of TV and radio documentaries, newspaper features and statements from leading politicians. All of these rightly express revulsion and condemnation of the most evil and barbaric regime in history.

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11 February 2000

Oppose Far Right Menace

THE ANGRY scenes in Austria this past week have shown that the entry of Jorg Haider's Freedom Party into the Austrian government will not go unchallenged...

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11 February 2000

Austrian workers' heroic anti-fascist past

COMMENTARIES ON Haider's rise make much of 'Austria's failure to come to terms with its Nazi past'...

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