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20 June 2018
To mark the 1000th issue of the Socialist, which was launched in 1997, we interviewed Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary and former editor of Militant, the predecessor of the Socialist.
28 March 2018
50th anniversary of the assassination of MLK jnr in Memphis: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King junior, who was shot and killed on 4 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, while supporting striking sanitation workers, writes April Ashley, Unison national executive council, black members rep (female) (personal capacity).
31 January 2018
It is 100 years since the first women in the UK won the right to vote in parliamentary elections. It took years of struggle and the largest mobilisation of women in Britain's history to achieve this partial victory.
24 January 2018
Outsourcing, PFI, privatisation, as in Carillion, is 'reverse socialism'. It is nothing other than a highly efficient wealth transfusion system. We need a movement to kick out these profiteers from public services
6 December 2017
Editorial of the Socialist: Labour's poll lead is narrow as Corbyn attacks the banks and a national demo is called for May - what now?
18 October 2017
It is clear undercover surveillance of trade unionists and left activists has taken place - contrary to the myth that it couldn't happen in Britain.
18 October 2017
Haverfordwest is a small market town in south west Wales and in the marginal Preseli Pembrokeshire constituency of Tory MP and former secretary of state for Wales Stephen Crabb. On 14 October, the town centre was packed with around 300 people attending an anti-austerity rally
11 October 2017
For almost 100 years a secret ban was operated to deny jobs to thousands of workers involved in trade union activity
4 October 2017
"Why would anybody, let alone a normal person, want to become a member of the Conservative Party?"
4 October 2017
Many people identify with the legacy left by Che as a symbol of struggle, defiance, internationalism and a socialist world.
13 September 2017
Memoir: Che, My Brother: "The world has not become a better place from when Che was alive. It has become worse. We must fight to make things better."
21 August 2017
Rob Sewell, from the IMT group, recently attacked the Socialist Party on the question of trade union affiliations to Labour
1 March 2017
There are two rival groupings vying for the leadership of the new potential movement, neither of which offers a clear way forward
26 November 2016
With the news of the death of Cuban 1959 revolutionary Castro, we post here two articles from the archives of the Socialist Party and CWI
16 November 2016
75 socialists, with more than a thousand years' membership of the Labour Party between them, have collectively applied to the Labour Party's national executive committee (NEC) to be readmitted.
19 October 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Stop racist 'Prevent' sureveillance; praise for John Pilger; posh dress price hypocrisy.
5 October 2016
The police killing spree in the United States has unleashed a mass movement. It has also uncovered anew the ties between the profit system and endemic racism. The struggle against racism must also be the struggle for a socialist society.
28 September 2016
Socialist Party members from Tyneside defied an outrageous ban imposed by Newcastle Unites (NU) to join a counter-demo against the far-right English Defence league on 24 September. With our Socialist Party banner and placards held high we were the most distinct group on the march.
31 August 2016
Trade unionists took the ideas of socialism onto the streets of Cardiff on 26 August, gathering at the foot of Aneurin Bevan's statue on Queen Street to rally in solidarity with the movement building around Jeremy Corbyn.
27 April 2016
Unfortunately, Jeremy Corbyn, in another retreat in the face of the right-wing Blairites that infest the Labour Party, has not insisted on the London elections being fought on the policies that swept him to the leadership.
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