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26 June 2019
The Great Miners' Strike 1984-85: The Battle of Orgreave on 18 June 1984 involved nearly 10,000 pickets. 4,000 police, including mounted police, attacked them
29 May 2019
Pauline was a stalwart Militant-supporting Labour councillor in the 1980s struggle to defend Liverpool from Thatcherism
1 May 2019
"Don't let them do to Wirral what Derek Hatton and Militant did to Liverpool last time" was the warning of the Wirral Conservative Group's outrageous and desperate front page advertising wrap, printed for the Wirral Globe on 20 March.
13 March 2019
An active supporter of Militant (forerunner of the Socialist Party) in Lancashire in the 1970s and 80s, Joan Beale sadly passed away last month. Although her health had not been good in recent years, her death was sudden and unexpected.
20 February 2019
Peter Taaffe responds to the Guardian's Hannah Jane Parkinson on the record of Liverpool City Council and the Militant Tendency in the 1980s.
20 February 2019
The re-admittance of Derek Hatton, Liverpool deputy council leader 1983-86, to the Labour Party poses the need to transform the Labour Party into a 100% anti-austerity party
6 February 2019
Three times BBC Radio 2 folk award winners, The Young'uns began their Ballad of Johnny Longstaff tour at Hull University on 28 January and Hull Socialist Party branch was there to see it.
7 November 2018
Militant trade unionists from around the country will participate in Socialism 2018, this weekend in central London
26 September 2018
Has the Labour Party conference - taking place in Liverpool - made changes to the party that have equipped it to be fully capable of leading the fight against austerity?
26 September 2018
"Conference, we are in Liverpool where over 30 years ago the council stood up to Thatcher and said: better to break the law than break the poor", said shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler at Labour Party conference
12 September 2018
The National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) rally at the Trade Union Congress was a meeting of over 200 working class militants sharing their experiences to best fight the Tories, the bosses and their austerity.
22 August 2018
Non-fiction: Workers control and workers management: 'Workers control and workers management: work in the unions' is the new book from Socialist Party member Ted Mooney.
20 August 2018
The dispute within the left of Britain's largest civil service union raises key issues for the whole labour movement. Above all, the need for democratic, lay-member control of fighting trade unions.
25 July 2018
On 24 July, The Guardian published an article revealing that Thatcher's government worked with MI5 and Special Branch to draw up a blacklist of civil servants deemed to be 'subversives'.
27 June 2018
Michael Crick attacks forerunner of the Socialist Party: Crick is acting for the Blairites to undermine the left by drawing attention to past political associations and giving them sinister connotations
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.
6 June 2018
Three decades since the House of Lords surcharged the Liverpool 47 councillors, the Liverpool 47 group organised this event on 25 May in Liverpool city centre to remember the heroic anti-cuts struggle
9 May 2018
The labour movement has suffered a blow by the death of our good comrade, ex-Liverpool city Labour councillor Tony Byrne.
7 May 2018
Roger, a very long standing member of the Socialist Party has sadly passed away
28 February 2018
Sun 'commie spy' smear: Jeremy Corbyn stands accused of collaborating with Czechoslovak Stalinism - but his backing of a Trotskyist call for workers' democracy shows the opposite
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