Arguments for socialism keywords:
Filter by importance | All results
4 January 2012
The US 'Occupy' movement and its slogans, such as "We are the 99%", have reflected the huge anger at widening economic and social inequality at a time of recession...
21 November 2011
The titanic 30 November strike will display the colossal power of the working class to resist the savage cuts demanded by the capitalists and Con-Dems, writes Peter Taaffe, General Secretary, Socialist Party.
17 November 2011
Socialism 2011: Crucial preparation for the fightback
16 November 2011
The outbreak of World War One in August 1914 cut across the great industrial unrest which had been gathering pace since 1911...
9 November 2011
In this article Sinead Daly from Socialist Party Scotland shows how working class families resisted rent rises and appalling housing conditions in Glasgow nearly 100 years ago...
2 November 2011
The 'Occupy' movement has rapidly spread across the world. Support for it is huge. Why? Because of the growing understanding that we, the vast majority of humanity, are being forced to pay for a crisis that is not of our making
18 October 2011
November 30 and beyond
The one-day public-sector strike on 30 November is expected to involve nearly four million workers - the biggest single day of industrial action in Britain's history, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
12 October 2011
We are fighting back! Bryan Koulouris of Socialist Alternative, CWI in the US, spoke to the Socialist about the Occupy Wall Street movement which has been spreading across hundreds of towns and cities in the US
5 October 2011
Book review: Jacqui Berry reviews 'Chavs - The demonization of the working class' by Owen Jones...
28 September 2011
Urgent: Build a new mass workers' party: Across Britain public sector trade unionists are preparing to go on strike on 30 November, in the biggest day of strike action since 1926...
28 September 2011
Greece has recently experienced a barrage of strikes by different sections of the working class - involving transport workers, teachers, some council workers, taxi drivers, mental health workers and others - against the Pasok government's latest austerity measures...
21 September 2011
The Financial Times, by replicating the model of government borrowing used by the Office for Budget Responsibility, suggests the structural deficit in 2011-12 is £12 billion higher than thought, a rise of 25%
21 September 2011
The Socialist reproduces correspondence between one of its readers, Tim Hayward, and Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, on the nature of the Labour Party today and how socialist ideas can be advanced
13 September 2011
Never before has it been more necessary for the trade unions and labour movement to combat the pessimism and hopelessness which pervades the capitalist media. Peter Taaffe outlines a positive, realistic programme against the abyss of mass unemployment and poverty which the capitalist system threatens.
5 September 2011
Ten years after the twin towers came crashing down in New York, Peter Taaffe assesses the changed world situation. In the aftermath of that terrorist attack, US imperialism unleashed mass slaughter in Afghanistan and Iraq.
31 August 2011
What we think: The government has resorted to the traditional Tory stance of the mailed fist in the aftermath of the riots. If it can get away with it, the ConDem government will add to the panoply of anti-democratic, semi-dictatorial measures already in place.
17 August 2011
Fight for jobs, homes & services: It is no wonder young people are angry and that anger poured onto the streets of London. The bailed-out bankers, pampered parliamentary politicians, and anti-working class media and police are lining up
16 August 2011
The four days of riots that followed the shooting dead of Mark Duggan by the police in Tottenham sent a massive shock wave across the country
3 August 2011
United working class struggle needed: The terrible mass killings carried out by far right activist Anders Breivik have horrified the world
20 July 2011
Determination to struggle grows: On 14 and 15 July members of the National Committee of the Socialist Party met. This article is based on the introductory speech given by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe...
Search entire database: