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The Socialist 6 June 2018

Stop the Tory NHS wreckers

The Socialist issue 998

RMT rejects Labour affiliation - now step up the fight for workers' political representation

RMT special conference debates political strategy


Stop the Tory NHS wreckers

#NorthernFail: 250 rail services cancelled

Socialists defend Lush ad campaign against spy cops


Italy's political crisis is reverberating through Europe

No to Trump's trade war

Jordan: Workers and youth remove prime minister and demand end to austerity


Congress shut down by staff walkouts

PCS union launches strike ballot on pay

West Midlands firefighters vote to strike in massive numbers

East London housing workers fight privatisation of pay


'Made in Dagenham' Ford machinists pay strike 50 years on


Liverpool meeting remembers 47 councillors who fought and defeated Thatcher in 1980s

Yorkshire 1,000 for issue 1000

People's Assembly event lacks understanding of task facing Corbyn

200 years since the birth of Karl Marx - come and walk in his footsteps!


Alt-right gains exposure - but tedious clichés betray lack of ideas

Rich, raw tale of financial crisis's impact on rural Ireland

The Socialist inbox

 
 
 
 
 

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200 years since the birth of Karl Marx - come and walk in his footsteps!

Karl Marx

Karl Marx   (Click to enlarge)

Karl Marx

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, who shaped much of 20th century history. Despite the fall of the regimes in eastern Europe his ideas, Marxism, continue to be a reference point for those advocating an alternative to modern day capitalism.

Karl Marx spent the majority of his life living in London.

Pete Dickinson*, author, socialist activist and academic will take you on a tour of sites around central London that were crucial to Marx's life, the development of his ideas and the radical scene in London in the 19th Century.

Highlights

Highlights of the tour include a visit to a number of Marx's former residences, the site where the First International was founded, and the café where Marx and Engels discussed writing the Communist Manifesto.

Walking tour details

The tour will begin on Saturday 23 June at 2.30pm at the Eros statue beside Piccadilly Circus Tube station, central London. Tours normally last about two hours. Tickets are £7 each or two for £12 (paid in cash on the day)

  • Pete Dickinson is a member of the Tower Hamlets branch of the Socialist Party; proceeds of the tour will go to the Socialist Party's fighting fund.

In this issue


Labour and the unions

RMT rejects Labour affiliation - now step up the fight for workers' political representation

RMT special conference debates political strategy


Socialist Party news and analysis

Stop the Tory NHS wreckers

#NorthernFail: 250 rail services cancelled

Socialists defend Lush ad campaign against spy cops


International socialist news and analysis

Italy's political crisis is reverberating through Europe

No to Trump's trade war

Jordan: Workers and youth remove prime minister and demand end to austerity


Workplace news

Congress shut down by staff walkouts

PCS union launches strike ballot on pay

West Midlands firefighters vote to strike in massive numbers

East London housing workers fight privatisation of pay


'Made in Dagenham' strike 50 years on

'Made in Dagenham' Ford machinists pay strike 50 years on


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

Liverpool meeting remembers 47 councillors who fought and defeated Thatcher in 1980s

Yorkshire 1,000 for issue 1000

People's Assembly event lacks understanding of task facing Corbyn

200 years since the birth of Karl Marx - come and walk in his footsteps!


Opinion

Alt-right gains exposure - but tedious clichés betray lack of ideas

Rich, raw tale of financial crisis's impact on rural Ireland

The Socialist inbox


 

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