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19 December 2013
A new feature-length documentary by film-maker and journalist John Pilger explores the story of the Australian Aboriginal people, against a background of the country's economic boom built significantly on wealth from natural minerals
26 November 2013
Tony Benn's latest volume of diaries continues his frank and honest appraisal of his political life. He has campaigned long and hard - but in vain - to halt the degeneration of the Labour Party. Peter Taaffe reviews A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine: The Last Diaries, by Tony Benn in the forthcoming Socialism Today
6 November 2013
An interview with John Pilger, who has recently completed a new film, Utopia, dealing with the subjugation of the Aboriginal First Australians.
30 October 2013
In October the five Bradford Respect councillors announced their resignation from their party to now sit as independents, writes Iain Dalton.
8 October 2013
"The bedroom tax is now a dead tax walking" commented Tommy Sheridan in opening Saturday's conference
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.
4 September 2013
There's been no shortage of material in the mass media commemorating US black civil rights leader Martin Luther King's (MLK) landmark 1963 'I have a dream' speech in Washington
28 August 2013
The mass movements for civil rights before and after the 1963 250,000-strong march on Washington for jobs and freedom, won victories against the brutal racist system in the US
14 January 2013
To many who experienced the past sectarian behaviour of the SWP combined with abstract propaganda - 'One solution, revolution!' - the seeming metamorphosis to a 'broad' approach in this decade was a revelation...
14 January 2013
The SWP's increasingly opportunist turn in this century has been accompanied by an exaggeration of the importance and the scale of practically every social movement that has taken place in the last decade...
19 December 2012
Ricky Tomlinson's announcement that the Justice for the Shrewsbury Pickets Campaign has launched a petition to secure the release of state documents, deserves maximum support...
14 November 2012
Ernesto 'Che' Guevara is perhaps the most recognisable revolutionary icon, his image having graced countless posters and t-shirts, writes Tom Baldwin, South West Socialist Party.
26 September 2012
The media regulator Ofcom have bizarrely concluded that BSkyB is a "fit and proper" company to hold a broadcasting licence, writes Jim McFarlane, Socialist Party Scotland.
29 August 2012
Bob Bird, former editor of the Scottish edition of the News of the World has been charged with perverting the course of justice during Tommy Sheridan's 2006 defamation case and data protection offences...
29 August 2012
George Galloway, Respect Party MP for Bradford West, revealed disturbing ignorance and misogyny in his recent podcast about the rape allegations against Julian Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website and scourge of the political and military establishment, writes Eleanor Donne.
22 August 2012
Yet another ex-News of the World (NoW) journalist has been charged with having committed perjury during the 2010 trial of Scottish socialist Tommy Sheridan, writes Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland.
17 August 2012
Yet another ex-News of the World journalist has been charged with having committed perjury during the Tommy Sheridan trial in 2010
31 May 2012
Tommy Sheridan conviction must be overturned: Labour MP Tom Watson commented: "The detention of Andy Coulson further highlights why Mr Sheridan’s conviction was unsound"
16 May 2012
The Leveson inquiry into phone hacking has gone to the heart of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, exposing its rotten and corrupt workings. Peter Taaffe reviews Dial M for Murdoch, a book detailing the scandal and its consequences.
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