The case for Socialism
Why you should join the Socialist Party: At the start of 2016, 62 people - barely more than a bus full - owned as much wealth as half the people on the planet
For decades working-class people have had no voice in Westminster. The establishment parties - not least New Labour - all acted in the interests of the capitalist class.
The Socialist Party is a campaigning party. We are involved in many day-to-day battles in defence of working-class people - from opposing evictions, to campaigning to stop hospital closures
The capitalists try to claim that socialists could only come to power by force. This is a red herring. The popularity of the anti-austerity programmes of Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders in the US...
The degeneration of the Soviet Union into a brutal dictatorship - albeit one based on a distorted form of planned economy - has been used to argue that socialism is doomed to failure...
A genuine socialist government would not be dictatorial. On the contrary, it would extend and deepen democracy enormously. This would be much more far-reaching than the parliamentary democracies of capitalism...
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