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5 April 2017
Talk of Britain 'going to war' with Spain, EU politicians telling each other not to 'lose their cool' - can all seem surreal. The chaos shows that there is no cohesive approach to Brexit within the British or European ruling classes
15 March 2017
The Scottish parliament will vote next week in favour of triggering a second independence referendum. With a pro-independence majority in the parliament, the vote itself is a formality.
1 February 2017
John McInally looks at how the TUC reacted to the trade union laws and what comes next.
24 August 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. New Duke of Westminster inherits billions; private landlords received £9 billion last year in tenants' housing benefit.
15 August 2016
Jeremy Corbyn appears to be on course to be re-elected as Labour leader. But the bitter right-wing struggle against him shows there can be no compromise with the representatives of capitalism in Labour.
3 February 2016
Lording it up...: Spare a thought for stricken peers who can't survive on their pitiful £300 a day allowance. Baron Farmer of Bishopsgate has spoken up for insolvent lordly colleagues.
14 October 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Redcar steel plant closure, campaigning to stop the Trade Union Bill, junior doctors protest against contract changes.
14 October 2015
Resist the Tories and the Blairites: The majority of ordinary people will have cheered when they saw that shadow chancellor John McDonnell reversed his position and pledged that Labour will vote against the Tories' charter for fiscal responsibility.
30 September 2015
Money-grubbing Labour MP Pat McFadden has claimed over £21,000 expenses - to rent a house next to one he owns! The shadow Europe minister has access to three homes.
25 February 2015
In response to the latest Westminster scandal, the Socialist Party argues that what is urgently needed is a party of a completely different type
21 January 2015
On 24 January, the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is meeting to discuss the 2015 elections. Clive Heemskerk, TUSC national election agent, puts the case for the biggest possible challenge in both the general election and local council contests on 7 May
24 September 2014
Voting Yes in Scotland's referendum became, for many, a mass revolt against austerity. The capitalist class - major corporations, most of the media and the Westminster politicians - united to predict Armageddon if a majority voted Yes
16 July 2014
Never before have the institutions of British capitalism been so distrusted.
2 July 2014
Wonga tosh: You couldn't make it up, but Wonga did when the high interest rate payday lender sent threatening letters from non-existent legal firms to its customers
16 April 2014
To anyone outside the Westminster bubble it seems incredible that David Cameron believed he could save the career of Tory ex-cabinet minister Maria Miller by offering her 'warm support'
9 April 2014
Maria Miller resigns at last: With memories of duck-houses lingering in our minds, we didn't need another expenses scandal to remind us of the rottenness at the top of society, writes Dave Nellist
25 September 2013
At the University of East London (UEL) over 70 people have signed up for Socialist Students. The university's draconian attendance policy was beaten last year through a campaign launched by Socialist
16 July 2013
Staff in the country's network of 372 Crown post offices will take an eighth round of strike action tomorrow (Wednesday 17 July)
6 July 2011
Welfare cuts could make 40,000 homeless according to a leaked letter sent on behalf of Eric Pickles by his private secretary to the prime minister on the planned benefit caps
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