Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
21 November 2012
With a £5,000 deposit required to get on to the ballot paper - but with no candidates' freepost mailshot available - TUSC did not field any candidates in the Police Commissioner elections held on 15 November, dubbed by the media as Britain's 'super Thursday'
19 February 2011
One of the most significant changes to the family as an institution, which in turn had an important effect on the position of women in society generally, came about as a consequence of industrialisation and the rise of capitalism...
19 February 2011
Today women work in unprecedented numbers outside of the home. In fact, in some of the developed capitalist countries they make up half or even a majority of the workforce. And this 'feminisation' of...
3 November 2010
As The Socialist goes to print, US electors will be voting in their mid-term congressional elections...
26 February 2010
George Orwell was perhaps the best known of the English socialist writers of the 1930s and 1940s. He is justifiably famous for books like 'Homage to Catalonia' and 'Animal Farm', as well as '1984'. Peter Taaffe reviews The Road to Wigan Pier.
28 October 2009
Feature: ON 4 November 1839, 170 years ago, the 'Chartist Rising' in Newport, south Wales, ended in bloodshed. DAVE REID explains the background to one of the first workers' insurrections in history.
7 October 2009
Film review: In the opening pages of My Life Leon Trotsky denounces the saccharine image of childhood that features in much fiction, saying that, in reality, it's not so easy for most people...
29 April 2009
As convenor of No2EU - Yes to Democracy, I recently visited the Visteon factory in Basildon currently being blockaded by the sacked workforce, writes Bob Crow, General Secretary, RMT
19 March 2009
Socialist Party statement: IN AN important move, the Rail, Maritime and Transport workers' union (RMT) has announced its support for an electoral alliance to contest the forthcoming European elections in June...
11 March 2009
Working-class people in Northern Ireland have been shocked by the shooting dead of army and police personnel by dissident Republican groups, writes Ciaran Mulholland, Socialist Party Northern Ireland.
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