All Organisations subcategories:
Left and radical keywords:
Filter by importance | All results
7 May 2010
May 2010 will probably be remembered by history not for the British general election, but as the start of a heroic mass struggle of the Greek working class.
This is a fight to defend their living conditions against the savage onslaught of capitalism. The Greek working class showed their defiance with a gigantic general strike and the biggest demonstrations since the overthrow of the military dictatorship in 1974.
27 April 2010
The Green Party is standing more than 300 candidates in the general election. It believes it has a chance of getting one of its two MEPs, Caroline Lucas, elected to Westminster in the Brighton Pavilion constituency. Sean Figg and Judy Beishon explain why, fundamentally, the Green Party is not offering a way forward for working class people.
9 September 2009
A few weeks ago some of the 600 Vestas workers who were made redundant from their jobs manufacturing wind turbine blades, decided to take militant action and occupy the factory, writes Nadine Houghton, Battersea and Wandsworth trades council.
20 August 2009
Spanning more than 80 years, from the 1840s to the 1920s, Edward Carpenter was involved in the rise of mass industrial trade unions, working-class political representation and the struggle for women's equality. Manny Thain reviews Edward Carpenter: a life of liberty and love, by Sheila Rowbotham.
Vestas wind turbine plant workers occuping to protest against redundancies demand nationalisation, photo RMT television
4 August 2009
Socialist Party Bulletin Number Three: Well into the second week of the occupation, the Vestas workers are standing firm. The march through town last Saturday and daily protests at 6pm outside the factory gate show the wide support for the occupation. (4 August 2009)
23 June 2009
"ARMAGEDDON IS behind us" commented Larry Fink, the owner and chief executive of BlackRock on the prospects for the world economy, writes Ken Douglas.
22 April 2009
DESPERATE TO arrest his precipitous decline in the opinion polls, Gordon Brown has announced an incentive scheme to give people up to £5,000 towards the cost of trading in their old car for an electric one, writes Ken Douglas.
5 February 2009
FOLLOWING ANGRY daily street protests (above and below), Iceland's right wing coalition government, led by prime minister Geir Haarde, resigned on 26 January, paving the way for new elections on 25 April...
10 December 2008
On Thursday 4 December, members of Bangor Socialist Students organised a 'Wall of Debt', writes Laurence Winch-Furness.
10 December 2008
ONE of the Green Party candidates who stood in Telegraph Hill ward, south London in the 2006 local elections appears on the list of alleged BNP supporters recently leaked to the media, writes Clive Heemskerk.
3 December 2008
Climate change demo December 2007, photo by Paul Mattsson
Climate scientists argue that critical processes, such as the melting of polar sea ice, are happening much faster than previously predicted.
The march will demand a 'Green New Deal', Paula Mitchell writes.
26 November 2008
BARACK OBAMA put the environment at the centre of his US presidential election programme by pledging to bring in a 'Green New Deal' that could tackle the threat of climate change while generating many new jobs to combat the growing economic recession, writes Pete Dickenson.
25 November 2008
Climate change demonstration, photo by Paul Mattsson
An urgent programme to tackle climate change is clearly desperately needed, writes Pete Dickenson.
19 November 2008
LAST WEEK, The Socialist carried an analysis of the US presidential election and the political awakening among the American working class which propelled Barack Obama into the White House and routed the Republicans...
31 July 2008
THE 2008 Beijing Olympic Games have been billed as the 'Green Olympics' by the Chinese regime, with its ambitious commitments to improve air and water quality in the Chinese capital, writes Vincent Kolo and Chen Lizhi, chinaworker.info.
21 May 2008
NEW SHOCK figures on climate change show that the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is at its highest level in 650,000 years...
23 April 2008
GARY MATTHEWS, who was a Jersey Left Green MP from 1993-96, spoke to Jon Dale. Now living in Derbyshire, Gary is still active in the Time for Change group on Jersey, which has a founding conference on 27 April.
2 April 2008
Heavily promoted by Bush and Blair as a carbon neutral alternative to fossil fuels, biofuels are now being questioned over their environmental impact on rain forests and on food supplies...
13 February 2008
Around 500 trade unionists gathered on 9 February for a conference called by the Campaign Against Climate Change... By Tracy Edwards, PCS
13 December 2007
Climate change demo December 2007, photo Paul Mattsson
Search entire database:
Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777
Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206
Regional Socialist Party organisers:
Eastern: 0798 202 1969
East Mids: 0773 797 8057
London: 020 8988 8786
North East: 0784 114 4890
North West 07954 376 096
South East: 020 8988 8777
South West: 07759 796 478
Southern: 07833 681910
Wales: 07935 391 947
West Mids: 02476 555 620
Yorkshire: 0114 264 6551