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11 December 2018
17 October 2018
This short pamphlet by Friedrich Engels is, along with the Communist Manifesto, one of the best and most significant introductions to Marxism. It greatly adds to our understanding of the roots of socialism and the tasks of the working class to fundamentally change society.
20 June 2018
Theatre: Marx in Soho: For socialists, a one-man show about Karl Marx might not suggest a night of revelations. But seeing Bob Weick performing Howard Zinn's play 'Marx in Soho' in Manchester on 9 June showed this was a misconception.
20 June 2018
Film: The Young Karl Marx (2017): Director Raoul Peck takes us on a voyage through the life of 'The Young Karl Marx'.
20 June 2018
Elon Musk, the capitalist and engineer behind Tesla and SpaceX, has claimed he is a socialist - unlike Karl Marx who is apparently a capitalist. Because he "wrote a book about it."
6 June 2018
2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, who shaped much of 20th century history.
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
18 April 2018
It's one world for the super-rich, and another for the rest of us. World's first billionaire; banker frets about Marx; paupers' funerals; fake apprenticeships
28 March 2018
What do young people want? A good home, a decent job and an education - that might sum it up, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Party national youth organiser.
28 February 2018
How relevant Marx's ideas are in 2018 - 200 years after he was born and 170 years since the publication of the Communist Manifesto
17 January 2018
If any work of art has a progressive impact on political attitudes and understanding, it's done a good thing
1 January 2018
The capitalist press regales us daily with a blizzard of facts which unconsciously indict their profit-driven system and their callous political representatives, the Tory government of Theresa May.
9 August 2017
The Daily Mail reacted with predictable hysteria when, in May 2017, John McDonnell stated: "You can't understand the capitalist system without reading Marx's Das Kapital."
24 May 2017
There in the Economist, an authoritative journal of the bosses, was the heading: "The Labour leadership is right - Karl Marx has a lot to teach today's politicians!"
22 May 2017
Peter Taaffe reviews Melvyn King's book: The End of Alchemy: money, banking and the future of the global economy
26 April 2017
The origins of May Day lie in the great struggles in America by working people for shorter working hours at the end of the 19th century, and the martyrdom of union leaders executed 130 years ago.
22 March 2017
Why I joined the Socialist Party: At first I was sceptical of the Socialist Party, and went to a meeting after gentle persuasion from a friend. But I was shocked and humbled, after meeting a group of people who gave up their spare time organising the working class
8 March 2017
I first heard about socialism from my mum when I was about 7 or 8. I remember being in the car and she had a Billy Bragg album playing. The Red Flag was on it and I asked her what it was about and what it meant and she sort of explained what socialism was.
19 January 2016
Pioneering socialist Eleanor was commemorated in Sydenham
13 January 2016
Celebrate the 160th anniversary of the birth of Eleanor Marx who played a pivotal role in the development of the trade union movement, the birth of the Labour Party and as a tireless fighter for working class people, especially women, all over the globe. Hosted by Lewisham Socialist Party, south London.
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