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24 February 2016
Socialist Party regional conferences in the North West and Wales discuss last year's tumultuous events and look ahead to the year to come.
24 February 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. A Marxist view of Modi's Hindutva in India; Irish election final push; Taiwan socialist conference.
30 September 2015
For decades the pro-capitalist politicians that dominate parliament have told us that socialism is irrelevant and outmoded. Jeremy Corbyn's election as Labour leader has started to change that
6 August 2015
25 years ago today, Pat Wall - a giant of the workers' movement - passed away. Here we republish an obituary from the Militant newspaper
15 April 2015
60. The political situation is extremely unstable, making it impossible to accurately predict exactly how events will develop. However, some points are very clear. The next government will be highly unstable
11 February 2015
Last year was the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One, covered by the Socialist in previous issues. But when the war ended, it was in a wave of revolution, most notably in Russia in 1917, but also Germany in 1918
22 October 2014
Anniversary of the first issue of Militant: When we started publishing Militant, the Socialist's predecessor, in October 1964, few of our political opponents expected that we would not only continue publication for 50 years, but become an important factor in subsequent battles of the labour movement
15 August 2014
The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought the issue of the 'national question' once more forcefully onto the political agenda. How can we open a road to begin to solve seemingly age-old intractable issues? Peter Taaffe writes.
21 January 2014
In an attempt to answer the description of Lenin by capitalist historians as a brutal dictator, some on the left turn to Lars T Lih. Peter Taaffe reviews Lih's book: "Lenin"
6 November 2013
A new edition of Marxism in Today's World, about the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), the international organisation which the Socialist Party is affiliated to, was released this year, writes Tom Baldwin.
20 September 2013
This document is on the causes of capitalist crisis, replying to the ideas of Andrew Kliman; written by Peter Taaffe and Lynn Walsh and endorsed by the Executive Committee of the Socialist Party
14 January 2013
We have sought to demonstrate in this analysis of the past and present policies of the Socialist Workers Party, that unless they change they will be found wanting in the new period we are entering, both in Britain and internationally...
14 January 2013
The clash between the central leadership of the IST - notably the Socialist Workers Party - and their one-time American 'section' the International Socialist Organisation (ISO) also highlighted the deficiencies in their intervention in mass movements...
14 January 2013
If they were to answer that North Vietnam was more 'progressive', then how to explain their position at the time of the collapse of the Berlin Wall, when the liquidation of the planned economy in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union was, for them, not a great negative historical turning point...
20 April 2011
Imperialist powers have implemented a no-fly zone over Libya to protect their own strategic and economic interests and to restore their damaged prestige, writes Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe in Socialism Today
27 November 2009
CWI represented in Moscow debate: It's certainly the first time that the first speaker at a meeting in which the CWI participated was a Russian orthodox priest in full robe speaking through video link from St Petersburg...
30 November 2006
IN THE second of our occasional series on Marxist classics, Michael Garrett looks at The Transitional Programme by Leon Trotsky. ...
6 September 2003
THE SOCIALIST Party has produced a new publication - a guide and explanation of the essential ideas of Marxism, the basis of our political ideas and organisational methods...
11 May 2001
ON 1 May the membership of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in Scotland wound up its separate organisation and became part of the Scottish Socialist Party (SSP)...
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