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19 January 2022
In the first of a series on Marxist classics, Nick Hart reviews 'An introduction to the Logic of Marxism' by George Novack.
15 December 2021
December 2021 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the official dissolution of the USSR. This year's Socialism event in November included a session on the legacy of the collapse of the Stalinist regimes
29 September 2021
Since 1987 in the UK, October has been Black History Month. It's a month specifically to learn, share and celebrate the proud black history of Britain. For socialists, we focus on remembering the struggles
30 June 2021
A look at one of the most contentious issues in the USA today - policing
3 March 2021
Women have been especially hit by the economic and social consequences of the pandemic.
3 March 2021
Across the globe at least 2.4 million people have now died from contracting Covid-19. Livelihoods have been wrecked and economies have crashed, with the world economy shrinking by over 4%
3 February 2021
The Communist Manifesto today: "A spectre is haunting Europe - the spectre of communism". In 1848, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels chose these famous words as the opening line of their 'Communist Manifesto'.
16 December 2020
In the fourth article in our series marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Friedrich Engels, Ross Saunders looks at one of Engels' best known works.
16 December 2020
The following article is an edited transcript of the speech by Mark Best in a workshop at the Socialism 2020 event organised online by the Socialist Party from 20-23 November (see 'Socialism 2020: Growing search for ideas to change the world' at socialistparty.org.uk)
18 March 2020
In the recent mass movements against austerity and the capitalist establishment in Chile, the demand for a constituent assembly has arisen
24 April 2019
A study of this outstanding theoretical contribution by Leon Trotsky is a great assistance in helping the working class and a new generation of revolutionary socialists
2 May 2018
Marx was born 200 years ago on 5 May. Together with Engels, he formulated the ideas of scientific socialism which were to shake the world
30 March 2016
Tax avoidance has been in the headlines lately, provoking renewed calls to tax the rich and big business
21 January 2014
In an attempt to answer the description of Lenin by capitalist historians as a brutal dictator, some on the left turn to Lars T Lih. Peter Taaffe reviews Lih's book: "Lenin"
20 September 2013
This document is on the causes of capitalist crisis, replying to the ideas of Andrew Kliman; written by Peter Taaffe and Lynn Walsh and endorsed by the Executive Committee of the Socialist Party
31 July 2013
In this book Jonathan Sperber says he aims to place the great revolutionary thinker and activist firmly in his times
5 June 2013
Thirty years ago, on 9 June 1983, the gloom cast by Thatcher's re-election as Tory prime minister was partly offset by the election of two campaigning supporters of the Socialist's predecessor Militant, Dave Nellist and Terry Fields, as Labour MPs.
10 October 2012
Reality has hit some commentators between the eyes and has forced them to partially recognise Marx's analysis of the nature of capitalist crises which, he explained, were intrinsic to the system.
29 August 2012
Book review: The 72nd anniversary of the assassination of the great Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky was commemorated even within Britain's capitalist press...
14 June 2012
In February 1917 in Russia, women textile workers in Petrograd went on strike and during subsequent days were joined by industrial workers across the city, small business people, students and many soldiers...
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