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18 October 2017
The October revolution showed countless millions that workers have the power to stop exploitation and oppression. It's no surprise these events inspired marvellous documentary and artistic works. The Socialist revisits some of the classic accounts of 1917 - and comments on some more recent efforts to smear it...
31 August 2017
Rob Sewell's second article in answer to our reply to him on the question of the RMT union's position on affiliation to the Labour Party is simply lamentable, from a Marxist standpoint, writes Peter Taaffe
21 August 2017
Rob Sewell, from the IMT group, recently attacked the Socialist Party on the question of trade union affiliations to Labour
26 July 2017
A congress at the end of the CWI summer school - held in Barcelona - confirmed the unification of the CWI with Izquierda Revolucionaria (IR)
26 July 2017
On 4 July Birmingham South East Socialist Party branch discussed the new book From Militant to the Socialist Party by Peter Taaffe.
28 June 2017
"Well I have finished it! I have completed reading the marvellous book From Militant to the Socialist Party. What an absolutely brilliant read, remembering some of the events I was involved in, writes Jimmy Haddow.
14 June 2017
The general election was a choice for those opposed to Tory austerity, writes By Peter Taaffe general secretary Socialist Party.
27 May 2017
Over 100 people gathered for the launch of Peter Taaffe's new book
24 May 2017
'From Militant to the Socialist Party' covers developments from the New Labour takeover to the first rumblings of the world economic crisis of 2007-8, and is the sequel to 'The Rise of Militant'
17 May 2017
This month marks the 80th anniversary of the 'May Days' in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War in 1937. Below is a reply to an article in the Observer on 7 May (both this and a shorter version were unpublished) by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe.
26 April 2017
2nd May, as well as being in the midst of preparations for the upcoming snap election, marks 20 years since another general election - the one in 1997 which brought Tony Blair and New Labour to power.
25 April 2017
Birkenhead born Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party, returned to his hometown on Monday 24th April to speak about the situation in Britain today and also his new book - 'From Militant to the Socialist Party'.
15 March 2017
The Socialist Party's national congress 2017 took was attended by delegates and visitors from Socialist Party branches all over England and Wales, as well as international guests
5 March 2017
For hours they poured off coaches and out of Euston and other stations as over 100,000 people - some estimates were as high as 250,000 - streamed to London in order to march in defence of the NHS. Stop STPs 'slashing, trashing and privatising our NHS' was repeatedly chanted by the predominantly working-class marchers and from the platform.
22 February 2017
Reports of Socialist Party regional conferences in East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire.
22 February 2017
The February 1917 revolution in Russia marked the beginning of the socialist revolution later that year
15 February 2017
The discussion focussed on the impact of Trump's victory internationally and the crucial role of a revolutionary party in the current and coming class battles
7 December 2016
Fight for an anti-austerity, socialist party - readmit expelled socialists: In recent weeks the strategy of the pro-capitalist Blairites - to surround Jeremy Corbyn and gradually strangle him - has clearly been stepped up
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