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18 January 2017
John Berger, 1926-2017: Berger, who has died aged 90, was one of the most influential arts and cultural critics of the last half-century. But his 'Marxism' was not fully rounded out or linked to a clear socialist programme for the fundamental change of society
14 December 2016
90 CWI members and co-thinkers from over 35 countries attended an inspiring meeting
7 December 2016
Socialismo Revolucionário (SR - CWI in Portugal) is being targeted by the leadership of the Left Bloc, with threats of expulsions and exclusions. An Inquiry Committee has been opened against our members.
23 November 2016
The Socialist Party receives widespread support from Corbyn supporters for our calls for democratising Labour. But here we take up six distortions that come from Labour's right
5 October 2016
Following extensive discussions, a joint declaration was agreed between the CWI and Izquierda Revolucionaria. The degree of agreement means there is sufficient basis to work towards wider and deeper collaboration on a principled political basis.
5 October 2016
West London Socialist Party members hosted a successful '200th edition' celebration of the party's magazine Socialism Today on 14 September. Several people joined the Socialist Party.
27 September 2016
Review by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe of "The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky", published in the latest issue of Socialism Today.
17 August 2016
Michael Crick's book 'Militant' was first published in 1984. Why has it now been re-issued 32 years later? For the very same reason that it was published in the first place: to provide ammunition for attacking the emerging left, writes Peter Taaffe.
11 August 2016
Trotskyism has been in the news since Tom Watson, deputy leader of the Labour Party, accused some new members of the Labour Party of being supporters of Trotsky.
20 April 2016
A demonstration of the role of a Marxist in the workplace: There were 612 strikes recorded at British Leyland's Cowley plant in 1969 - workers today will be as amazed at that figure as the bosses were horrified by it then.
24 February 2016
Socialist Party regional conferences in the North West and Wales discuss last year's tumultuous events and look ahead to the year to come.
24 February 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. A Marxist view of Modi's Hindutva in India; Irish election final push; Taiwan socialist conference.
30 September 2015
For decades the pro-capitalist politicians that dominate parliament have told us that socialism is irrelevant and outmoded. Jeremy Corbyn's election as Labour leader has started to change that
6 August 2015
25 years ago today, Pat Wall - a giant of the workers' movement - passed away. Here we republish an obituary from the Militant newspaper
15 April 2015
60. The political situation is extremely unstable, making it impossible to accurately predict exactly how events will develop. However, some points are very clear. The next government will be highly unstable
11 February 2015
Last year was the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One, covered by the Socialist in previous issues. But when the war ended, it was in a wave of revolution, most notably in Russia in 1917, but also Germany in 1918
22 October 2014
Anniversary of the first issue of Militant: When we started publishing Militant, the Socialist's predecessor, in October 1964, few of our political opponents expected that we would not only continue publication for 50 years, but become an important factor in subsequent battles of the labour movement
15 August 2014
The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought the issue of the 'national question' once more forcefully onto the political agenda. How can we open a road to begin to solve seemingly age-old intractable issues? Peter Taaffe writes.
21 January 2014
In an attempt to answer the description of Lenin by capitalist historians as a brutal dictator, some on the left turn to Lars T Lih. Peter Taaffe reviews Lih's book: "Lenin"
6 November 2013
A new edition of Marxism in Today's World, about the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), the international organisation which the Socialist Party is affiliated to, was released this year, writes Tom Baldwin.
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