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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
9 September 2015
The result of the Labour leadership election has not been announced. But one thing is clear, the wave of support for Jeremy Corbyn marks a pivotal change in British politics.
5 August 2015
The trial and conviction of former UBS and Citigroup trader, Tom Hayes, has revealed the huge scale of the 2012 Libor rate-fixing scandal perpetrated by the major banks.
11 July 2015
On 13 July Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reached a deal with Eurozone leaders, securing a third bailout in return for pledging to implement huge austerity. Yet Syriza was elected on an anti-austerity platform
12 June 2015
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
27 May 2015
Commemorations marking the 70th anniversary 'victory in Europe' (VE) day recently took place in Britain (and throughout the world) with establishment dignitaries saluting veteran service men and women who liberated Europe from the clutches of fascism
13 April 2015
Without TUSC, the idea of the super-rich paying for the crisis wouldn't feature
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
Nationalise the giant corporations to fund millions of 'green' jobs: This week's 'It's time to act' march will see many thousands on the streets of London calling for meaningful action to combat devastating climate change
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
20 November 2013
The fight to save jobs at Portsmouth dockyards continued on 16 November with 300 trade unionists giving support and solidarity
6 November 2013
MPs' bills paid - we struggle to heat our homes: We're being ripped off. The profiteering big six energy companies are taking us all for a ride, hiking their prices, jacking up profits, avoiding taxes, and leaving the majority of us in abject misery
25 October 2013
Ineos owner and billionaire Jim Ratcliffe has announced a reversal of the company's plan to shut the petrochemical plant at Grangemouth [Updated 29.10.13]
18 October 2013
Posted on the Socialist Party Scotland website on 16th October 2013:
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.
10 August 2013
We support taxing the rich and big corporations, but we also recognise that the 'markets' - that is capitalism - will never meekly accept dramatically increased taxation and regulation
15 May 2013
We've been hearing this rubbish for years - British workers are lazy - and now Eton-educated Tory London mayor Boris 'the bankers' friend' Johnson has stepped in, accusing British workers of sloth
25 April 2012
Shrieks of protest have been unleashed against the partial nationalisation of YPF, the Argentinean subsidiary of the Spanish petrol multinational Repsol, writes Tony Saunois CWI.
7 December 2011
The south east region of the TUC recently showed a film about the Lucas Aerospace shop stewards' committee who, 35 years ago, produced a plan to make socially useful products instead of the weapons of mass destruction they made for their employer, writes Bill Mullins.
28 July 2011
Train manufacturer Bombardier has announced the loss of 1,400 jobs following the government decision to award the Thameslink rail project to German company, Siemens. Around 10,000 marched against job cuts on Saturday 23 July in the biggest demonstration in Derby for decades...
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